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Private Security in PNG: A Networked Approach by Sinclair Dinnen and Grant Walton

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

6 September 2021

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). The report...

L/R: Rachel England (moderator), with event speakers Pip Louey and Amelia Faotusia (c) Australia Awards Women's Leadership Initiative

The Blue Economy in the Pacific: Promise or Potential?

6 September 2021

To mark World Ocean’s Day 2021, DPA co-hosted an event with the Australia Awards Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI), titled ‘The Blue Economy in the Pacific: Promise or Potential?’. Held on 8 June...

Denghua Zhang

Recording now live: Research-Policy Nexus: New Developments about Pacific Studies in China

12 August 2021

On 5th August, Department of Pacific Affairs hosted a seminar by Dr Denghua Zhang called ‘Research-Policy Nexus: New Developments about Pacific Studies in China’. Research on China’s diplomacy and...

Henrietta McNeill

Fulbright scholar to tackle criminal deportation in the Pacific

16 July 2021

Henrietta McNeill believes language is the key to unlocking the barriers faced by people in the Pacific who have been criminally deported. The PhD candidate from the The Australian National...

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Recording now live: Post-referendum consultations between the PNG and Bougainville governments

14 July 2021

On 1st July 2021, DPA hosted a seminar on the post-referendum consultations between the PNG and Bougainville governments. DPA Fellow Anthony Regan shared an update on what has happened so far after...

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

1 July 2021

On 17th June 2021, DPA hosted a seminar on the housing experiences of Pacific peoples in Aotearoa New Zealand, particularly those living in Auckland. DPA Pacific Fellow Dr Gemma Malungahu shared...

Line of voters during Samoan elections

Recording now online: The prolonged and unprecedented 2021 Samoan Elections

28 May 2021

On 20 May 2021, DPA hosted a webinar on the prolonged and unprecedented 2021 Samoan elections. The webinar took place in the midst of a tense period, shortly before Parliament was expected to resume...

DPA Seminar Series

DPA Seminar Series to resume

12 May 2021

In 2021, the Department of Pacific Affairs will resume its departmental seminar series, focusing on topical areas of research, current debates and issues in the Pacific region, and approaches to...

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Toksave Pacific Gender Resource now live

9 April 2021

The Toksave Pacific Gender Resource is a new online portal that aims to make quality research on gender in the Pacific discoverable and accessible. There are currently over 600 research articles...

Bilums on the cover page of the Family Protection Orders Research Report.

New research released on family protection orders in Papua New Guinea

3 March 2021

New research is now available on the use and efficacy of family protection orders in Papua New Guinea (PNG). The research found that the majority of women taking out an interim protection order felt...

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