March, 2020

Part 3 | Indian Ocean Air Power: Consequences for Australia

Peter Layton turns his attention to the importance of Australian air power in the region. Though the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) is a small force, there is more to Australia’s potential contribution to the region than the aircraft it operates. Read More

COVID-19 and South East Asia: the week that was

Weekly snapshots from the region present an opportunity for Australia and Southeast Asian nations to keep watch of each other, and to learn from shared experiences. In this update we look back on the week that was, Monday 23 to Sunday 29 March 2020. Read More

Emerging disease and emerging economies: The capacity of Pacific health systems in the face of COVID-19

How will Pacific Island and Territories respond to the global pandemic, Covid19. Read More

Regional wrap

The past fortnight drove home the rather surreal realisation that we’re living in unprecedented times. Never before, at least in the living memory of today’s… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin

COVID-19 reaches the Pacific COVID-19 is now present in the Pacific islands region. There are now dozens of confirmed cases in the region, with the… Read More

Why gender matters in the impact recovery from Covid-19

Everything in our social world is gendered, and so it is with Covid-19. Read More

Remembering Professor Aileen Baviera

One of the true privileges of my role at the Griffith Asia Institute is working with some of the most distinguished and impressive scholars across… Read More

Shifting electricity generation from non-renewable to renewable sources in Vanuatu

Vanuatu’s National Energy Road Map (NERM) 2016-2030 lists targets and objectives that the Government, through the Department of Energy (DoE), considers essential for overall… Read More

Part 2 | Indian Ocean Air Power: Extra Regional Air Forces

Peter Layton turns his attention to the extra-regional players: The United States, United Kingdom, and France in this second part of the three-part series,… Read More

The ‘C’ word, burning elephants, post truth and how Pacific nations can lobby Australia’s position on climate change

With the elephant of climate change well and truly in the room and on fire in Australia, the Morrison Government is still shy to use… Read More

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