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Whatever the security question, the answer is a National Security Strategy

In this Centre of Gravity Series, Jim Molan examines why the current uncertain strategic environment should be of utmost importance to Australia.

IB2017/37 Parliamentary Elections and Government Formation in PNG and Timor-Leste — a Study in Contrasts

Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste both have new coalition governments following mid-year parliamentary elections, but the processes that produced them and the outcomes could not be more dissimilar.

A New Era?

Timor-Leste has made impressive progress since its historic achievement of independence in 2002.

IB2017/13 Suspension of Opposition MPs in Fiji’s Parliament

Fiji’s new parliament that emerged in 2014 after eight years of military rule revived the prospects for parliamentary democracy in that country. However, concerns have been

The King of Jordan visits Australia on RN Drive

In the midst of a messy day in Parliament, the Prime Minister took some time out to play host to royalty.

Women’s Under-Representation and Special Measures in the Tongan Parliament

After the 2014 general election, Tonga now joins five other states (three of which are also in the Pacific Islands region) in having no female members of their lower or single house of parliament.

Fiji’s New Parliament and Democracy

Parliaments play a crucial role in enhancing democracy, especially in countries that are transitioning from an authoritarian regime to a democratic system. Parliaments are

A Coup that failed? Recent Political Events in Vanuatu

When Vanuatu conducted its fourth postindependence general election, in November last year, more was at stake perhaps than in any previous election.

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