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Protests in Indonesia

Michael McLaren speaks to Associate Professor Greg Fealy from the Department of Political and Social Change at ANU about the weekend protests in Indonesia and whether hardline Islamists are threatening democracy.

Joko Widodo's Australia trip may be rescheduled for this month

Indonesian officials are seeking to reschedule President Joko Widodo’s first state visit to Australia to later this month, after he was forced to postpone his trip at the weekend amid a domestic political and security crisis.

Pawa Blong Meri: Women Candidates in the 2015 Bougainville Election

This Discussion Paper examines the question of how women contest and win elections in Bougainville, through an analysis of the campaign experiences of

Assessing the Shift to Limited Preferential Voting in Papua New Guinea: Electoral Outcomes

Given the strong likelihood of reforms that will affect the conduct of and preparations for the 2017 elections, a consideration of the 2002 reforms to

Taiwan's election result could push US and China closer to conflict

With tensions over Taiwan rising, Australia might have to ask itself a tough question, writes Hugh White.

The limits of big 'P' politics in Myanmar's elections

As Myanmar prepares for historic polls in November, moral ideas of citizen-led social assistance continue to loom large, writes Gerard McCarthy.

Assessing the shift to limited preferential voting in Papua New Guinea: Money politics

In this, the second in a series of In Briefs considering the success or otherwise of the 2002 reforms to Papua New Guinea's Organic Law on National and L

Jokowi in Papua: Powerless or duplicitous?

This In Brief considers Indonesian President Joko Widodo's policy actions in Papua.

Mobile Phones and the 2014 Solomon Islands national elections

Information and communication technology environments in Melanesia are changing rapidly and profoundly (Logan 2014).

Biometrics, fraudsters and observers

Biometric voting system reduces fraud at Solomon Islands elections

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