Pillar 1: Governance and democracy

Reserve Bank of Australia review: Corporate governance lessons for the Pacific 

MARK OFOI  |    Reviews on state institutions are conducted, among others, to enhance systems of good governance with the intent to augment outcomes, installing… Read More

Reserve Bank of Australia Review: Research to policy (R2P)

PARMENDRA SHARMA  |  The eagerly awaited Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Review report was delivered in May 2023. The anticipation stemmed from two… Read More

Regional Outlook | Enhancing the future of Australia-Papua New Guinea-US relations

SEAN JACOBS  | 30-MINUTE READ | Download PDF Introduction In 2018, at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Papua New… Read More

Papua New Guinea (PNG) riots: a ‘new’ nature of violence and a cause for concern

SEAN JACOBS  |  ‘Pent up rage’ is a term that springs to mind after recent violent looting in Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Port… Read More

Understanding the dynamics of housing prices in Papua New Guinea

MESON TUMSOK, GORDON KAPAK AND TONG TONG  |  In recent years, the housing market in Papua New Guinea (PNG) has experienced significant… Read More

Pacific Islands Forum 2023: Navigating challenges and priorities in the region

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |  Leaders of Pacific nations convened in Cook Islands from 6-10 November for the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF), a crucial… Read More

Post-referendum: Charting Bougainville’s independence vote

IAN KEMISH AM  |  In the aftermath of the 2019 referendum, where Bougainvilleans strongly favoured independence, Papua New Guinea’s parliament is poised to vote… Read More

Putting PNG’s police shortage on the agenda

SEAN JACOBS  | A recent string of gruesome kidnappings of young women in Papua New Guinea’s Highlands have highlighted not only the persistent… Read More

A call to collective action

SPEECH BY DAME MEG TAYLOR | Gathering on this land, we acknowledge the Yugara and Turrbal peoples, the traditional custodians. We sincerely respect their… Read More

Fiji is trying to move beyond ‘coup culture’

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |  Until a few months ago, Josiah Voreqe “Frank” Bainimarama was the only national leader many young Fijians had ever… Read More

Subscribe

Please enter your details to receive articles as they are published.

Our research focuses on the trade and business, politics, governance, security, economies and development of the Asia Pacific and their significance for Australia. Griffith University is committed to advancing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) across the region.