Papua New Guinea

An examination of the local business development program at the Ok Tedi mine, Papua New Guinea

Resource companies in Papua New Guinea (PNG) aim to develop landowner companies capable of meeting governance and compliance requirements, being commercially viable and generating benefits beyond mine closure. This presentation will consider whether this aim has been achieved by the local business development (LBD) program associated with Ok Tedi mine in PNG. Ok Tedi Mining Limited (OTML) has made consistent effort in managing its LBD program over the last fifty years.

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

We are inviting expressions of interest from groups or individuals who would like to present individually or to organise a panel on a topic related to family protection orders.

IB 2021/27 University of Papua New Guinea Students’ Internet Access during the COVID-19 Pandemic in 2020–21

Access to quality internet has become increasingly important since the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Learning About Papua New Guinea and How it Works - Day 2

The Department of Pacific Affairs at the ANU is hosting an online conference honouring Emeritus Fellow Ron J. May’s contribution to research, writing and thinking about Papua New Guinea on 16 September 2021 and 01 October. DPA is currently developing an edited collection of papers – a Festschrift – celebrating Ron’s work. Those papers, authored by scholars from Papua New Guinea and scholars of Papua New Guinea based in Australia and New Zealand, will be presented and discussed at the conference.

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

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).

Learning About Papua New Guinea and How it Works - Day 1

The Department of Pacific Affairs at the ANU is hosting an online conference honouring Emeritus Fellow Ron J. May’s contribution to research, writing and thinking about Papua New Guinea on 16 September and 01 October 2021. DPA is currently developing an edited collection of papers – a Festschrift – celebrating Ron’s work. Those papers, authored by scholars from Papua New Guinea and scholars of Papua New Guinea based in Australia and New Zealand, will be presented and discussed at the conference.

IB 2021/20 Undersea Internet Cables in the Pacific Part 2: Cybersecurity, Geopolitics and Reliability

This is the second of two linked In Briefs looking at undersea internet cables in the Pacific region.

IB 2021/19 Undersea Internet Cables in the Pacific Part 1: Recent and Planned Expansion

This is the first of two In Briefs looking at undersea internet cables in the Pacific region.

IB 2021/18 Sorcery Accusation-Related Violence in PNG – Part 8: Responses to Prevent Sorcery Accusation Turning to Violence — Reporting from the SARV Incident Database

This In Brief is the final part in a series presenting findings from a multi-year study of sorcery accusation-related violence (SARV) in PNG in four hotspot provinces — Enga, The Autonomous Region

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