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Women's pay lags behind men's in tourism and hospitality
Mon 20 Nov 2017
Swinburne research shows that women are paid less than men in tourism and hospitality sectors.
Child abuse is due to a disregard for children’s rights
Wed 15 Nov 2017
A disregard for the rights of children has led to sexual abuse in institutional environments royal commission chair has told a Swinburne lecture.
Swinburne activist part of Nobel Peace Prize organisation
Fri 13 Oct 2017
Swinburne PhD candidate helped to create the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.
How Melbourne activists won a Nobel prize
Mon 09 Oct 2017
The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) was awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize.
Democracies in crisis as truth takes a backseat
Tue 22 Aug 2017
Jeffrey Bleich warns that Western governments are being brought to the brink of disaster
Sometimes monuments have to fall
Fri 18 Aug 2017
Should statues that represent dark episodes in history be removed or should they be kept as reminders of trauma?
The process of obtaining Italian citizenship
Thu 27 Jul 2017
Queensland senator Matt Canavan has never lived in Italy, but holds Italian citizenship.
Migrants and Australia’s health system
Fri 07 Jul 2017
Migrants are healthier than the average Australian, so they can’t be a burden on the health system
Should governments provide funding for journalism?
Wed 21 Jun 2017
Whether government should fund public interest journalism in Australia is a question a Senate select committee is currently considering.
Infrastructure needs to be fit for the future
Wed 10 May 2017
In distinguishing between “good” and “bad” debt, Scott Morrison equates good debt with infrastructure investment.