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Research on the RAMSI Legacy for Pacific Policing

28 February 2017

In 2016 several SSGM scholars commenced work on a major research project exploring the legacy of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) for Pacific policing. Led by ANU College of...

ANU ranked in the top 10 international universities

1 February 2017

The ANU has been named in the top 10 of the world’s most international universities. The 2017 Times Higher Education international universities rankings has ANU at seventh in the world and...

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From the frontline to first-class Masters

16 December 2016

Being at the frontline of war zones, he was motivated to study International Relations to better understand the nature of conflicts. “During my time in the military I have consistently been sent...

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ANU and USP Work Together to Advance Thinking on Ocean Governance

5 December 2016

Oceans governance is a key priority area for the Pacific region. SSGM in partnership with the School of Government, Development and International Affairs at the University of the South Pacific held...

Neck ties, Victoria Beckham and ice cream: ANU pays tribute to Des Ball

22 November 2016

He was well-known for being a ‘person of interest’ after revealing the development of the Pine Gap US base in the Northern Territory in 1966 and during the Cold War advised US President Jimmy Carter...

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Urbanisation in Honiara: Managing Change, Creating Opportunities

23 September 2016

Pacific Island cities have some of the most rapid rates of urbanisation in the world, attracting rural migrants, particularly youth, in search of a better life. Within these cities significant...

New Dean for ANU College of Asia and the Pacific

19 September 2016

ANU has appointed Professor Michael Wesley as the new Dean of the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific. Professor Wesley, one of Australia’s most respected academics in strategic policy and...

Malaysia Update Conference 2016: Najib’s Malaysia — A Crisis of Confidence?

22 August 2016

The past year in Malaysia has been as tumultuous as any in sixty years of independence. At its epicentre has been the sovereign wealth fund 1 Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), with debts of around...

‘It may be that even as devastating a collection of materials as the Nauru files will do little to shift current Australian policy.’ Photograph: Facebook

The Nauru files provide the evidence. Malcolm Turnbull can never plead ignorance

19 August 2016

The Nauru files paint a searing picture of the collapse of basic humanity in the detention centre. History is unlikely to be kind to those who endorsed it. The publication by the Guardian of a...

Recent fieldwork with returning seasonal workers in Vanuatu

30 June 2016

In May 2016 over 600 workers from New Zealand’s Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme and 64 workers from Australia’s Seasonal Worker Program (SWP) returned to Vanuatu. As a part of her nine-...

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