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Dr Transform Aqorau with James Batley, DPA.

Dr Transform Aqorau receives honorary degree of Doctor of Laws

18 July 2022

On 15th July, Dr Transform Aqorau was presented with an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws at the Australian National University (ANU) for exceptional contributions to the promotion of marine resource...

Regional Accelerator Forum participants in Cairns, September 2021. Photo: Pacific Labour Facility

Study to investigate safety and wellbeing of Pacific workers in Australia

22 March 2022

Researchers at ANU Department of Pacific Affairs are embarking on a study to investigate the safety and wellbeing of workers under the Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM) scheme. The...

FPO Symposium picture - Woven bags from the Pacific (Vanuatu and PNG)

Recording now available - Symposium on family protection orders in the Pacific region

23 February 2022

On 9 December 2021 the Australian National University (ANU) and the Pacific Community (SPC) co-convened a ‘Symposium on family protection orders in the Pacific region’. Family protection orders are...

VIEW OF NOMUKA, TONGA, COVERED IN ASH FROM THE VOLCANO. Photo: New Zealand Defence Force

“Deep concern” for cut off Tonga

18 January 2022

Two Tongan academics at The Australian National University (ANU) say panic and a lack of clear information are hampering search and rescue efforts in the wake of the eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga...

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Journal of Pacific History Inc. Call for applications – JPH Publication Incentive grants

3 December 2021

The Journal of Pacific History Inc. invites qualified persons to apply for a Publication Incentive grant. These grants are offered in the context of the impact and effects of the COVID-19 pandemic,...

FPO Symposium picture - Woven bags from the Pacific (Vanuatu and PNG)

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....

One of four ANU experts attending COP26, Dr Virginia Marshall is the inaugural Indigenous Postdoctoral Fellow at the School of Regulation and Global Governance and the Fenner School of Environment and Society. Photo: Jamie Kidston?ANU

Pacific nations can’t be left behind at COP26

29 October 2021

Experts from The Australian National University (ANU) warn Pacific nations are at risk of being left behind in global climate negotiations if they aren’t a focus of the upcoming COP26 summit....

Timeline of the passing of domestic violence and family protection legislation in the Pacific. Image: The Pacific Community (SPC)

Symposium on family protection orders in the Pacific region - Call for expressions of interest

5 October 2021

The Australian National University, in conjunction with the Pacific Community (SPC), is planning to convene a virtual symposium on family protection orders in the Pacific region on 9 December 2021....

Private Security in PNG: A Networked Approach by Sinclair Dinnen and Grant Walton

PNG’s private security industry could improve public security: report

6 September 2021

A new report from researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) highlights the vital role private security plays in ensuring public security across Papua New Guinea (PNG). The report...

L/R: Rachel England (moderator), with event speakers Pip Louey and Amelia Faotusia (c) Australia Awards Women's Leadership Initiative

The Blue Economy in the Pacific: Promise or Potential?

6 September 2021

To mark World Ocean’s Day 2021, DPA co-hosted an event with the Australia Awards Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI), titled ‘The Blue Economy in the Pacific: Promise or Potential?’. Held on 8 June...

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