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DP2017/2 The Creation of Two New Provinces in Papua New Guinea — A Story of False Starts and Near Fatal Collisions

Sir Manasupe Zurenuoc OBE Kt made an enor­mous contribution to Papua New Guinea. During his career in public service he touched many lives and will be fondly remembered.

IB2017/25 Anti-Retroviral Therapy and Social Danger in Papua New Guinea

During fieldwork in Jiwaka Province in the highlands of Papua New Guinea in 2016, Richard Eves had a troubling conversation with a village court magistrate about the consequences of supplying anti-

DP2017/6 Papua New Guinea under the O’Neill Government: Has There Been a Shift in Political Style?

In 2011–12 Papua New Guinea suffered its most serious constitutional crisis since independence, when the incumbent prime minister, Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare, was effectively removed from offic

The Boy from Boort

Hank Nelson was an academic, film-maker, teacher, graduate supervisor and university administrator.

Election 2007

The Shift to Limited Preferential Voting in Papua New Guinea

Stopping violence against 'witches'

Throughout history, people described as witches have been persecuted. Research at ANU is focusing on what can be done to prevent this sorcery-related violence. Ross Peake interviews Dr. Miranda Forsyth.

Sago production in the Sepik foothills of Papua New Guinea

A case study of the process of agriculture change of the Beli people of Rangwe

IB2017/12 Coffee is Men’s Business (Part 2)

Ever since its introduction to the Papua New Guinea Highlands during the colonial period, coffee has been seen as ‘men’s business’ (see Eves and Titus 2017). This In Brief examines

IB2017/11 Coffee is Men’s Business (Part 1)

Coffee is one of the most important cash crops in Papua New Guinea and is the mainstay of the economies of several Highlands provinces, with an estimated almost three million

Solomons Federalism, and Bougainville Referendum: Issues and Prospects

Both Solomon Islands and Bougainville are approaching critical points when longstanding debates about proposals and processes for fundamental changes in political arrangements are coming to a head. In Solomon Islands, work on a draft federal constitution is nearly complete (Yash Ghai and Jill Cottrell Ghai have been advising the Solomon Islands constitution review process over the past two years). In Bougainville, a ‘target date’ for a referendum for Bougainvilleans on the political future of Bougainville (inclusive of a choice of independence) has been set for mid-2019. In both places the processes involved are complex, controversial and potentially divisive, as are the potential outcomes of the process.

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