Discover the latest social affairs news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Government funding for homelessness services
Thu 16 Feb 2017
New research shows homelessness services receive complex funding
Funding restricts support for homeless Indigenous Australians
Wed 01 Feb 2017
Current funding arrangements are making it difficult for support services to provide Indigenous homeless people with the most appropriate assistance.
Explainer: what are executive orders?
Tue 31 Jan 2017
US President Donald Trump has signed a flurry of executive orders and actions in his first week-and-a-half in office.
Gay men’s ageing concerns
Mon 23 Jan 2017
Older gay men’s concerns regarding ageing and aged-care settings are driven by their class and sexuality.
What are the limits to charities advancing political causes?
Fri 20 Jan 2017
The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission announced this week that Catch the Fire Ministries had lost its charitable status.
Demand for Swinburne courses soars in 2017
Wed 18 Jan 2017
More students are choosing to study at Swinburne, with main round VTAC offers now released.
Rental housing policies trap children in poverty
Thu 22 Dec 2016
Swinburne's Wendy Stones explains how we can reduce children living in housing-related poverty.
Workplace Employer of Choice for Gender Equality
Thu 08 Dec 2016
This is the eighth year Swinburne has been named an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality.
Aboriginal communities face cyber safety challenges
Tue 29 Nov 2016
For many people living in remote Aboriginal communities, mobile devices are the sole means of accessing the internet.
Luke's big idea for under-privileged Indigenous youth
Swinburne Master of Design student Luke Ebert has been named as a postgraduate finalist in The Big Idea competition run by The Big Issue.