Pacific Outlook

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 20 January

Cook Islands bubbles with New Zealand As presaged late last year, travellers from Cook Islands will be able enter New Zealand without having to undergo… Read More

Pacific predictions 2021

COVID continues As is the case the world over, the early part of 2021 will see no let up in the impacts of COVID-19 in… Read More

Pacific Islands’ tourism during COVID-19: Danger or opportunity?

In-conversation with Halatoa Fua, Liz Pechan, Marita Manley and Johanna Loehr On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organisation officially declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. Read More

Cultural Etiquette in the Pacific

The recent launch of the second edition of Cultural Etiquette in the Pacific by the Pacific Community (SPC) has sparked a renewed interest in… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 16 December

PNG power tussle remains unresolved The PNG Parliament met on Monday morning further to a Supreme Court order that was handed down last week. The… Read More

Charting a course to 2050 in the Pacific

At the 2019 Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) Leaders meeting in Tuvalu, member countries agreed to develop the 2050 Blue Pacific strategy. The draft will… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 9 December

Forum leaders to meet ahead of UN Climate Summit The leaders of the Pacific Islands Forum will meet online ahead of this week’s… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 2 December

COVID-19 and court cases add to the political turmoil in PNG The political turmoil in Papua New Guinea shows no sign of letting up. Several… Read More

COVID-19: Danger or opportunity for tourism livelihoods in Pacific islands?

On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization officially declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. Pacific nations acted quickly to close borders in order to protect… Read More

Vale Dr Netatua Pelesikoti Taufatofua

Dr Netatua Pelesikoti, a distinguished Tongan scientist, passed away suddenly in Nuku’alofa on 11 November.  The Griffith University community would like to express our heartfelt condolences… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 20 January
Social media and democracy in the Philippines
Women and equality: The post-COVID challenge in the Asia Pacific
China: Tribute where tribute is due

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