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IB 2022/07 Qualitative Interviewing during the COVID-19 Pandemic Part 1: The Literature on Telephone Interviews

It is frequently assumed that telephone interviews are inferior to face-to-face interviews, particularly for qualitative research.

IB 2022/06 Papua New Guinea’s 2022 General Elections during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The upcoming Papua New Guinea (PNG) national general elections, scheduled to run from April through July 2022, are worrying, due to concerns not only about the health of Papua New Guineans but also

IB 2022/05 Women’s Candidate Training in the COVID Era: The 2021 Tonga Election

In late November 2021, 38,500 electors went to the polls across the 36 inhabited islands of Tonga. None of the women who stood for election were successful.

IB 2022/04 Intractable Barriers to Women’s Election in Tonga

In this In Brief the authors consider lessons learned in the aftermath of women candidates’ defeat in the 18 November 2021 general election.

State of the Pacific 2021 - Media freedom in the Pacific: A COVID-19 era update

An engaging discussion between practitioners and informed experts will consider the latest developments regarding media freedom in the Pacific region. Pacific Island countries have varying levels of media freedom. An ability for the mainstream media to conduct enquiries without hindrance or fear of reprisal is an important element of a democracy. To what extent are journalists able to carry out their work in the Pacific? Have emergency measures designed to address the COVID-19 pandemic created obstacles for reporters on the ground?

DP 2021/03 Uncertainties as New Caledonia Prepares for Its Final Independence Referendum

France’s decision to hold the third and final independence referendum in New Caledonia under 1998 Nouméa Accord provisions on 12 December 2021 means that on that day, the Accord expires, along with

Border control: the COVID-19 pandemic in French Polynesia

There is growing attention to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Fiji, Papua New Guinea and other independent Pacific nations. But there has been little focus on French Polynesia, the country with the highest per capita rate of coronavirus infection in our region. Despite this, the French Pacific dependency is a full member of the Pacific Islands Forum, Australia has recently opened a consulate-general in Papeete and France-Australia relations are in the news!

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

This seminar was based on key findings from a study that explored the impacts of poor housing policy and services on Tongan families living in South Auckland, Aotearoa.

The housing experiences of Pacific peoples in Aotearoa New Zealand

This seminar will be based on key findings from a study that explored the impacts of poor housing policy and services on Tongan families living in South Auckland, Aotearoa. The implications of the study will also be shared along with proposed research that seeks to explore Pacific peoples housing and health experiences in Western Sydney during the pandemic.

Speaker

Gemma Malungahu
Australian National University

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