Australian Politics in the Age of Pandemic

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic poses unprecedented challenges for Australia as a political community. On Thursday 4 June 2020, an expert panel of Swinburne social sciences academics discuss the implications for public policy, foreign affairs and democracy, along with an open Q&A. Panel members: Prof Mike Leach (comparative responses in the Asia-Pacific) Assoc Prof Kay CookContinue reading “Australian Politics in the Age of Pandemic”

Call for Expressions of Interest for the 2017 Victorian Parliamentary Internship Program

Swinburne University of Technology – Applied Political Research, Semester 2, 2017  In 2017 Swinburne University of Technology will again participate in the prestigious Victorian Parliamentary Internship Program (VPIP). Established in 1990, the program has seen over 1,000 interns complete placements with members of the Victorian Parliament.  It provides students with an outstanding opportunity to observe andContinue reading “Call for Expressions of Interest for the 2017 Victorian Parliamentary Internship Program”

La Trobe and Swinburne Students: Parliamentary Internships

  A graduation ceremony has been held at Parliament House for the 2nd semester of the Victorian Parliamentary Internship Program. Now in its 26th year, the program included students from La Trobe University and Swinburne University of Technology for the first time this year. Parliamentary interns prepare a research report for members of parliament. TheContinue reading “La Trobe and Swinburne Students: Parliamentary Internships”