Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea's Primary Health Care System: Views from the Frontline

This report aims to provide insights into how recent PNG government reform efforts are impacting on the primary health care system.

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

IB 2020/28 Approaches to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Papua New Guinea: Government Measures and Public Responses

This In Brief captures the general perceptions and mood of a sample of Papua New Guineans during the state of emergency (SOE) imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

DP 2020/03 Politics in Papua New Guinea 2017–20: From O’Neill to Marape

The author has been chronicling the politics of Papua New Guinea (PNG) for decades, and this Discussion Paper constitutes the most recent instalment in that body of work.

IB 2020/25 Lusim Hanmak: Why Women Candidates in Papua New Guinea Need to Start Early

Among Papua New Guineans, it is common practice for intending candidates to do their groundwork, known locally as ‘doing awareness’ or lusim hanmak,1 months before the official election period.

Dr Judy Putt discusses low conviction rates in PNG despite high domestic violence rates

Last week, Dr Judy Putt from the Department of Pacific Affairs spoke to Tahlea Aualitia on ABC’s Pacific Beat program regarding the low conviction rates in PNG despite high domestic violence rates.

PNG researchers share their experiences in film

Five PNG researchers share their research process during the 2019-20 research project on the use and efficacy of family protection orders in Papua New Guinea.

IB 2020/23 Sexual Violence Against Children in Papua New Guinea: What the Criminal Justice Data Tells Us

Sexual violence against children is a fraught, sensitive subject that is extremely difficult to raise without potentially causing further harm.

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