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Event next week - Symposium on family protection orders in the Pacific region

1 December 2021

On 9 December 2021, the Australian National University and the Pacific Community (SPC) are hosting an online symposium on family protection orders in the Pacific region from 9am-5pm Canberra time....

Meet Haula Noor

15 November 2021

Haula Noor is a PhD graduate of the Department of Political and Social Change at the Coral Bell School of Asia-Pacific Affairs. She received her BA in Psychology and a MA in Interdisciplinary Islamic...

Meet Sanjoli Banerjee

28 September 2021

Tell us about yourself I am 22 years old, born and brought up in India. I have been into social activism since the age of five. Both my parents are prominent educators in my home city. I completed a...

Meet Maria Shumusti

31 August 2021

My name is Maria Shumusti, and I moved to Canberra from Mumbai, India in 2018, to pursue a Master in International Relations at the Australian National University. I think one of the turning points...

From practitioner to scholar: sowing the seeds for peace in Mindanao

20 July 2021

Primitivo III “Prime” Cabanes Ragandang has always held a lifelong passion for peacebuilding and sustainability in the Philippines. Studying a Doctorate in Philosophy, International, Political and...

View over South Auckland. Image from WikiCommons

Recording now live: The housing experiences of Pacific peoples in Aotearoa New Zealand

1 July 2021

On 17th June 2021, DPA hosted a seminar on the housing experiences of Pacific peoples in Aotearoa New Zealand, particularly those living in Auckland. DPA Pacific Fellow Dr Gemma Malungahu shared...

DPA Seminar Series

DPA Seminar Series to resume

12 May 2021

In 2021, the Department of Pacific Affairs will resume its departmental seminar series, focusing on topical areas of research, current debates and issues in the Pacific region, and approaches to...

Bilums on the cover page of the Family Protection Orders Research Report.

New research released on family protection orders in Papua New Guinea

3 March 2021

New research is now available on the use and efficacy of family protection orders in Papua New Guinea (PNG). The research found that the majority of women taking out an interim protection order felt...

Fruit market in Port Villa, Vanuatu

ANU scholarships for short course in Pacific development – enrol by 14 February

5 February 2021

The Australian National University (ANU) has extended the enrolment period until 14 February 2021 for students interested in undertaking the Graduate Certificate in Pacific Development in Semester 1...

Poster spreading awareness regarding violence against women in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea. Photo by: Lindy Kanan, DPA

Dr Judy Putt discusses low conviction rates in PNG despite high domestic violence rates

9 October 2020

The 2018 Crime and Safety Perceptions Survey in PNG indicated that domestic violence was the third most common crime (in PNG) experienced in the previous 12 months by individuals or someone in their...

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