PNG and the Pacific

Mai Tai diplomacy in the Indo-Pacific

It’s Mai Tai time again for many of the world’s navies and some air forces. The month-long, biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC)… Read More

Joint Griffith University – Reserve Bank of Fiji research seminar

Thursday 21 June 2018, Reserve Bank of Fiji, Suva On 21 June 2018, Dr Parmendra Sharma and Mr Esala Masitabua convened a Griffith University – Reserve… Read More

Watch this space: the Pacific’s great ocean states

It is now widely accepted that the 21st century will be a ‘Pacific Century’ for global geopolitics, with the Pacific Ocean providing the stage1. Read More

SPSG engages with regional central banks

Griffith Asia Institute’s South Pacific Studies Group (SPSG) is pioneering new research by actively engaging with regional central banks. Recognising a need for Australia to… Read More

8th international Asia Pacific Writers and Translators’ conference

APWT – ‘A Profoundly Important Organization’ Asia Pacific Writers and Translators, a regional literary network started a decade ago at the Griffith Asia Institute, recently… Read More

South Pacific Studies Group seminar on PNG and Australia

Sean Dorney, Former Pacific Correspondent, ABC/Australia Network discussed why he believes Australia needs to pay more attention to its former colony during his ‘PNG and… Read More

Woodside’s failed Papua New Guinea power play shows the growing desperation in the gas sector

Woodside’s failed A$11.6-billion acquisition of Oil Search Ltd is a sign of both desperation and wider trends in the oil and gas industry. Woodside’s… Read More

Griffith moves RBF relationship forward

A research initiative involving Griffith Business School and the Reserve Bank of Fiji (RBF) has received funding under the Australia Awards Fellowships administered… Read More

Being political: Leadership and democracy in the Pacific Islands

Griffith Asia Institute Featured Publication Purchase the book from University of Hawai’i Press Written by Dr Jack Corbett Politicians everywhere tend to… Read More