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Family protection legislation in PNG - new pilot research

17 December 2018

Dr Judy Putt explores how family violence in Papua New Guinea (PNG) has been impacted by family protection legislation. Over the past decade, a number of Pacific Island nations have introduced...

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The RAMSI Legacy for Policing in the Pacific Region

11 December 2018

Approximately one-fifth of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) Participating Police Force (PPF) comprised police from 13 Pacific Island countries, referred to as the Pacific...

DPA, Pasifika Student Society and PARSA host Prime Minister of Tuvalu

5 December 2018

The Department of Pacific Affairs was honoured to contribute to the organisation of a talk by the Prime Minister of Tuvalu Rt Hon Enele Sosene Sopoaga to Pacific Island students at ANU. Hosted by the...

Pacific Research Colloquium 2018

29 November 2018

From 26 November until 7 December DPA hosted 21 early career researchers from Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu, for the 2018 Pacific Research Colloquium (PRC). For almost...

Meg and Umut recognised for teaching excellence

27 November 2018

Professor Michael Wesley, Dean of The Australian National University (ANU) College of Asia and the Pacific, honoured five exceptional teaching staff at the College as part of the 2018 Awards for...

Three Bell School students among ANU New Colombo Plan recipients

27 November 2018

Three Bell School undergrad students are among eight students from The Australian National University who have been awarded New Colombo Plan scholarships to undertake study in countries in our region...

Australia steps up its Pacific pivot

20 October 2018

BY JOANNE WALLIS The level of Australian strategic interest in the Pacific islands is reaching a height not seen since concerns about perceived state ‘failure’ in the Solomon Islands motivated...

DPA at the 8th FSM National Women’s Conference in Pohnpei in August 2018

DPA’s Significant Contribution to 8th FSM National Women’s Conference in Pohnpei in August 2018

27 September 2018

DPA Head of Department Nicole Haley was recently honoured with one of only two international keynote addresses at the 8th National Women’s Conference of Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) held in...

Climate Change Adaptation in the Federated States of Micronesia

9 August 2018

Department of Pacific Affairs’ Visiting Fellow, Gonzaga (Zag) Puas, is leading a climate change adaptation project in collaboration with the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) Department of Health...

2016 Karkar Island Bilum Festival, PNG. Photo credit: @ShaunGessler

Save the dates 10-12 September 2018. State of the Pacific is back

6 July 2018

Department of Pacific Affairs’ biennial State of the Pacific (SOTP) conference will take place from 10-12 September 2018 at the Australian National University in Canberra. A Pacific Research Program...

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