Bougainville Referendum

Post-referendum consultations between the PNG and Bougainville governments

PLEASE NOTE: This event will be held as an online-only Zoom webinar

Please click the link below to join the webinar:

https://anu.zoom.us/j/89529182989?pwd=MUJvdmdBbWFuaXRTODJjVFlOVjAyUT09

Passcode: 828249

IB 2020/30 Voter Experiences during Bougainville’s 2019 Independence Referendum

This In Brief sets out the results of the independence referendum in Bougainville, held between 23 November and 7 December 2019, and presents the findings of research undertaken on a range of admin

WEBINAR - Mobile telephones for public messaging: Did the referendum information hotline make a difference?

Last year, the people of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville voted overwhelmingly to break away from Papua New Guinea in a non-binding referendum. In the pre-referendum period, there was a strong focus on informing voters about the two referendum options (independence or greater autonomy) to enhance the credibility and legitimacy of the result, and help maintain peace in a post-conflict setting.

DP 2020/02 Preparing for the Referendum: Research into the Bougainville Peace Agreement Telephone Information Hotline

In late 2019, the people of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea voted in a referendum that offered two choices: greater autonomy or independence.

IB 2020/16 The Bougainville Referendum: Lessons for the Future

In late 2019, a non-binding referendum on the future political status of Bougainville was held.

Bougainville & Papua New Guinea on the Eve of the Referendum

On 10 October 2019, the ANU Department of Pacific Affairs hosted a symposium entitled, Bougainville & Papua New Guinea on the Eve of the Referendum.

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