Politics, elections & governance


DPA's James Batley at the report launch in Honiara

Launch of DPA’s observation report on the 2019 Solomon Islands National General Elections

6 February 2020

On 5 February 2020, the Department of Pacific Affairs (DPA) launched its 2019 Solomon Islands National General Elections (NGE) Observation Report at the Solomon...

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The Politics of Media in Myanmar Now - Visitor Lecture by Swe Win

4 March 2020

Before Myanmar’s political transition away from military dictatorship a decade ago, the press was under state control. Pre-publication censorship was the norm....


The Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs is situated at the creative cusp between discipline and area studies and is home to the world’s foremost collection of expertise in the politics and international affairs of Asia and the Pacific.

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Recent publications

in brief

IB 2020/01 Widows and Wives in Pacific Politics: A Reliable Pathway for Women?

Author(s): Kerryn Baker, Sonia Palmieri
Date of publications: 2020
Publication type: In Brief

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