Tonga

“Deep concern” for cut off Tonga

ANU academics with family and friends in Tonga say panic and a lack of clear information are hampering search and rescue efforts in the wake of the eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai volcano.

IB 2022/14 The Talatalaga Research Methodology: A Qualitative Research Approach

In preparation for her doctoral research on rethinking the Boe Declaration and security in the Pacific, Leituala Kuiniselani Toelupe Tago developed the Talatalaga research methodology, an Indigenou

The Blue Economy and Whale Tourism in Tonga and New Zealand

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

Speaker: Amelia Fa’otusia

As ocean-based economies, Pacific nations advanced the blue economy concept in their engagements at the 2012 United Nations Sustainable Development Conference. Coined in recognition of an urgent need to sustainably manage and conserve the region’s marine resources, the concept was especially considered in light of ocean-based economic sectors such as ocean-based tourism.

IB 2022/05 Women’s Candidate Training in the COVID Era: The 2021 Tonga Election

In late November 2021, 38,500 electors went to the polls across the 36 inhabited islands of Tonga. None of the women who stood for election were successful.

IB 2022/04 Intractable Barriers to Women’s Election in Tonga

In this In Brief the authors consider lessons learned in the aftermath of women candidates’ defeat in the 18 November 2021 general election.

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

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 family separation. Although recorded in other international migration spaces, there is little consideration given in academic literature on the SWP to the disruptions of care arrangements for absent migrant workers, families, and communities.

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

This seminar was based on key findings from a study that explored the impacts of poor housing policy and services on Tongan families living in South Auckland, Aotearoa.

The housing experiences of Pacific peoples in Aotearoa New Zealand

This seminar will be based on key findings from a study that explored the impacts of poor housing policy and services on Tongan families living in South Auckland, Aotearoa. The implications of the study will also be shared along with proposed research that seeks to explore Pacific peoples housing and health experiences in Western Sydney during the pandemic.

Speaker

Gemma Malungahu
Australian National University

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