Discover the latest social affairs news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Building a financial system for a cashless age
Fri 04 Apr 2014
Electronic payments will eventually trump cash in a bid to boost growth and productivity in the Australian economy.
Un-doing white privilege: a love letter
Thu 03 Apr 2014
Swinburne Associate Professor Dori Tunstall diccusses the institutionalisation of white privilege in the design of policy and legislation.
Optus' apology on coverage highlights multi-network problem
Telstra takes a bite at Optus claims over mobile phone coverage.
More ‘seniorpreneurs’ please
Wed 02 Apr 2014
How can we encourage more entrepreneurship among older people?
Antonovs, technicals and the insane logic of war in the desert
Thu 27 Mar 2014
Read an excerpt from Swinburne Adjunct Fellow Tom Bamforth's new book Deep Field: Dispatches from the Frontlines of Aid Relief.
Will more business-like social enterprises improve care?
Tue 18 Mar 2014
Social enterprises need to be able to serve their social or environmental mission, writes Swinburne's Christopher Mason.
Every law not based on wisdom is a menace to the state
Wed 12 Mar 2014
Swinburne Adjunct Fellow Peter Mares explores the United States prison system.
Getting local government to embrace social media
Fri 07 Mar 2014
Despite public support for government use of interactive technologies, fear and uncertainty are hindering local government from making the shift to social m
Dori Tunstall: My first impressions of Melbourne
Thu 06 Mar 2014
Swinburne Associate Professor Dori Tunstall comments on her first impressions of Melbourne, after moving over from the United States five years ago.
Kerry Tucker named Patron of Families
Swinburne media lecturer Kerry Tucker has been named as the Patron for Families by Melbourne-based organisation VACRO.