Swinburne University of Technology

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Swinburne University of Technology established Policy Online in 2002 and is a long term Major Partner Organisation

Swinburne is a progressive university that aims to increase Australia's capacity in science, technology and innovation as the drivers of modern, internationalised economies and workplaces.

Link to organisation: http://www.swinburne.edu.au

Source Type: Education

Report
22 December 2016

This report is one of the first of its type in Australia that seeks to chart the nature of housing change, and specific forms of housing disadvantage, experienced by children within mainstream...

Report
22 December 2016

This report presents evidence about numbers of children and young people affected by affordability disadvantage in Australia’s fastest housing tenure: private rental.

Report
24 August 2016

The Australian Digital Inclusion Index (ADII) has been created to measure the level of digital inclusion across the Australian population, and to monitor this level over time.

Website
6 July 2015

Moondani Toombadool means ‘embracing teaching and learning’ in Woiwurrung language. This site covers the Indigenous programs, strategies and initiatives that Swinburne University undertakes across...

Article
5 June 2015

Our discussions about asylum seekers are simplistic and hopelessly polarised.

Report
29 May 2015

This study investigates the experiences of, and perceptions toward, couch surfing secondary students in the Yarra Ranges Shire.

Article
20 August 2008

The seasonal worker program has been welcomed by employer groups and Pacific governments.

Article
6 March 2008

Collections, audiences, distribution and access will continue to be the central concerns, writes ANGELINA RUSSO

Article
25 October 2006

The revealing detail of a bipartisan Senate report suggests the government will eventually have to abandon its opposition to Pacific Islanders picking Australian fruit, writes PETER MARES

Article
5 June 2003

Frank Lowy’s move to fund a new policy institute is bold and creative, says Michael Liffman.

Content from centres and departments of Swinburne University of Technology

Article
28 December 2016

Electorally speaking, Cory Bernardi is on the wrong Coalition faultline, writes Peter Brent.

Article
20 December 2016

The government still won’t acknowledge why the deficit isn’t going away, but it’s not too late to take some simple steps

Article
16 December 2016

The abolition of Community Development Employment Projects has undermined economic renewal in remote Indigenous communities.

Article
16 December 2016

Controversy over a statue in Sydney's inner west has deep historical roots.

Article
14 December 2016

To mitigate uncertainty and ensure consistent protection for journalists, Australia needs an all-encompassing, national shield law like New Zealand has.

Article
14 December 2016

Near the South Australia–Victoria border, a small community captures the highs and lows of the migration experience.

Report
13 December 2016

This report provides the most comprehensive record to date of charities registered with Australia’s charities regulator, the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (ACNC), in 2015....

Report
1 December 2016

Australia’s Social Pulse measures changes over time in key social indicators across a range of domains. It also uses statistical analysis to investigate associations between outcomes and...

Report
21 November 2016

In September 2015, the Swinburne Institute for Social Research commenced a two-year research project on safety and wellbeing as it relates to communication technologies, in remote Aboriginal...

Article
18 November 2016

Internet connections have surged in the region, but cost has re-emerged as a constraint for many users, writes Julian Thomas.

Article
18 November 2016

It’s hardly surprising that the International Monetary Fund has urged the federal government to spend more on infrastructure, writes Tim Colebatch.

Article
15 November 2016

George Brandis’s back down is only the first step in clarifying and protecting the role of this key legal officer.

Briefing paper
17 October 2016

A discussion of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander incarceration rates and subsequent policy responses must acknowledge and understand the history of disadvantage that surrounds...

Article
14 October 2016

Attitudes towards a more generous refugee resettlement program are influenced by beliefs about how many migrants arrive each year. But making the calculation isn’t straightforward.

Article
10 October 2016

Pursuing vigilante justice under parliamentary privilege should never be an element of the criminal justice system.

Report
8 October 2016

The proportion of aged persons in Australia is set to increase significantly, posing many challenges. Amongst these is the growing number of households who lack housing security in retirement.

Guide
5 October 2016

This Topic Guide provides an overview of the development of social impact bonds, a mechanism for using private investment funds to finance social programs, together with links to reports and...

Article
4 October 2016

The concept has spread like wildfire but the results, here and overseas, are mixed, reports Mike Steketee

Article
4 October 2016

Mistaken fears about an 'ageing population' have stopped us from considering how best to respond to longer, healthier lives.

Article
29 September 2016

Federal minister Simon Birmingham has fired the first shots in the latest battle of the school funding wars. Here’s Inside Story’s short guide to the terrain

Article
21 September 2016

With education ministers meeting this week to discuss school funding, a close look at the figures reveals large differences between states and sectors.

Report
15 September 2016

This report into the Northern Territory's Community Courts program was commissioned by the NT Department of Justice in 2012.

Article
15 September 2016

Aboriginal suicide is different: that’s one of the key messages that came out of the inaugural Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention conference in May this year. Other messages...

Article
13 September 2016

Among the real risks of the marriage equality vote is the possibility it might fail, says Peter Brent.

Article
12 September 2016

The events of late summer 2015 revealed fault lines in German society that won’t quickly resolve themselves, writes Klaus Neumann.

Content Associated with Swinburne University of Technology

Article
20 January 2017

The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission announced this week that Catch the Fire Ministries has lost it charitable status.

Article
19 January 2017

In possibly Australia’s most important privacy case to date, the Federal Court has dealt a severe blow to Australia’s information privacy laws by narrowing the definition of “personal information...

Article
14 December 2016

Many trends on the horizon offer opportunities that could transform our cities, writes Hussein Dia.

Report
30 August 2016

This report considers the findings from an evidence-based policy inquiry into individualised forms of housing assistance which assessed whether their implementation could lead to improved services...

Article
26 August 2016

Is Australia's reliance on nuclear defence agreements keeping us on the wrong side of history?

Report
24 August 2016

This report defines ‘financial resilience’ and reveals that two million Australians are experiencing a high level of financial stress or vulnerability.

Report
7 June 2016

To document characteristics of Australian social enterprises and explore the opportunities and challenges they face, this document reports on the research findings of the Finding Australia’s...

Article
26 May 2016

Now the Palmer United Party has all but departed to political heaven, it's worth looking at how its preferences shaped the 2013 election outcome and what this means for the July 2 poll, writes...

Website
20 May 2016

UniPollWatch is the biggest university student journalism project ever undertaken in Australia, bringing together journalism schools from 28 universities to cover the 2016 federal election.

Audio program
16 May 2016

Which industry sectors will drive Australia’s future growth and create new job opportunities?

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