Bell School prize for ‘Partnership, Impact and Engagement’ awarded to the research project on 'Family Protection Orders'

The research project on 'The use and efficacy of family protection orders in PNG' has been awarded the Bell School prize for ‘Partnership, Impact and Engagement’.

New report on Protection Orders in Lae, PNG

A new report authored by DPA’s Judy Putt, as well as Theresa Phillips, Davida Thomas and Lindy Kanan, details the results of a study into the the uptake and efficacy of family protection orders(FPOs), in Lae Papua New Guinea.

The Vanuatu-Australia Policing and Justice Services Study

Australia has provided assistance to the Vanuatu Police Force (VPF) since the early 1990s and to the justice sector since the mid-1990s.

Voices from Vanuatu

Speaker: Murray Lloyd, MPhil candidate, Department of Pacific Affairs

Please note: This is an in-person event only.

Family protection orders in the Pacific region - Report from a symposium held in December 2021

On 9 December 2021, the Pacific Community (SPC) and The Australian National University (ANU) co-convened a virtual ‘Symposium on family protection orders in the Pacific region’.

Workshops on safety and wellbeing of Pacific workers in Australia

Researchers from DPA held two workshops with stakeholders to discuss the preliminary findings of research on the safety and wellbeing experiences of men and women who are working in Australia with the Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM) scheme.

Gendering Fijian politics: asking the man question

Please note - This is a hybrid event and will also be available on Zoom.

Speaker: Romitesh Kant

IB 2022/10 Women’s Inclusion in the Post-Referendum Consultation Process between Papua New Guinea and Bougainville

In late 2019, in a non-binding referendum, 97.7 per cent of Bougainvilleans voted for independence from Papua New Guinea (PNG).

Exploring Men’s Perspectives and Experiences of Masculinity, and prevention of violence in Papua New Guinea and Fiji

The dominant discourse on masculinity in the Pacific is that it is a problem which must be fixed. As a social problem, Pacific masculinity manifests in high rates of anti-social behaviour, including high rates of violence against women and children. Consequently, masculinity and men and boys have become objects of policy concern for government and non-government agencies. Notably, while masculinity and the behaviour of men and boys have attracted policy attention, the views and voices of men have not always been included in this conversation.


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