October 2021

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Ron J May
01
Oct
2021

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

Various Speakers
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...

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 Photo taken by Connor Ashleigh for AusAID
07
Oct
2021

Envisioning Pacific futures

Various Speakers
NOTE: THIS IS NOW AN ONLINE EVENT An oceanic engine-room? Leaders of a global island alliance? What could the Pacific of the future look like? Join five of DPA’s newest PhD scholars in this fast-paced session exploring the possibilities the next generation of Pacific thinkers envisage for our blue...

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Telusa Tu'i'onetoa
08
Oct
2021

Examining how participation in Australia’s Seasonal Worker Program impacts care arrangements in Tongan households

Telusa Tu'i'onetoa
Adopting a mixed method approach, this research examines disruptions to Tongan households that participate in Australia’s Seasonal Worker Programme (SWP). The objective of this study is to analyse changes to care arrangements of migrant workers and families and to evaluate the implications of...

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Adelaide Tamaku is a health worker in the COVID-crisis unit in Tahiti (photo Suliane Favennec).
14
Oct
2021

Border control: the COVID-19 pandemic in French Polynesia

Nic Maclellan
There is growing attention to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Fiji, Papua New Guinea and other independent Pacific nations. But there has been little focus on French Polynesia, the country with the highest per capita rate of coronavirus infection in our region. Despite this, the French...

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Anita Togolo
21
Oct
2021

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

Anita Togolo
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...

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