Papua New Guinea

Research report

4 Jun 2018

This analysis addresses six challenges facing Pacific Island nations - demography; urbanisation; immigration; health and health systems; gender relations; and governance. These challenges have been prioritised over others because, taken together, they have the greatest potential to check the region’s development and undermine its resilience....

Report

Australia's reduced health care support for refugees and asylum seekers in Papua New Guinea
17 May 2018

This paper provides an update on the health situation for refugees and asylum seekers sent to Papua New Guinea by the Australian government.

Report

9 May 2018

This reports investigates the impacts of the Australian-backed, Exxon-led, PNG LNG project on the local communities affected by the development.

Report

29 Apr 2018

This report outlines the case for the Australian government to be held accountable for the negligent decision to lend AU$500 million of taxpayer's money to the PNG-LNG project.

Journal article

16 Apr 2018

For those who had hoped women's representation would increase following the electoral system change, results have been disappointing. Women's representation since the advent of LPV has followed the inconsistent pattern of previous elections, with small gains offset by significant setbacks.

Research report

1 Mar 2018

This research addresses the question of how to improve women’s economic agency in Papua New Guinea, and the security of their livelihoods, without compromising their safety.

Report

27 Feb 2018

This resource looks at efforts by Australia and Papua New Guinea to continue to strive for a bilateral relationship built on the foundation of respect as neighbours and equal partners, in order to foster greater collaboration between the two countries.

Evaluation

16 Feb 2018

This Office of Development Effectiveness evaluation assesses a decade of Australian support (2007-2017) for the PNG government to improve its road infrastructure, through the PNG Australia Transport Sector Support Program (TSSP).

Journal article

31 Jan 2018

This paper examines the potential benefits and pitfalls of mobile phones for accessing social services, particularly in response to gender-based violence, in Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea.

Journal article

23 Jan 2018

This review examines what is known about the production and use of home brew in the Pacific Islands countries and territories. Data collection involved interviews of 78 men and women from the Marshall Islands, Papua New Guinea, Toga, and Tuvalu. The interviews were conducted in...

Evaluation

21 Dec 2017

This Office of Development Effectiveness evaluation examined the effectiveness, inclusiveness and efficiency of Australian electoral assistance to major national elections in eight countries between 2006 and 2016: Afghanistan, Myanmar, Indonesia, Timor-Leste, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Fiji and Tonga.

Research report

6 Dec 2017

This analysis attempts to address how key trends in Papua New Guinea's politics will impact upon both the bureaucracy and regulatory environment.

Research report

6 Dec 2017

This paper charts social trends in Papua New Guinea and the impact they will have on political stability, policymaking and development.

Research report

6 Dec 2017

This paper examines some of the key trends in Papua New Guinea's security environment with a view to considering how they are likely to affect the country's political and economic stability.

Research report

6 Dec 2017

This paper analyses Papua New Guinea's economy by considering macroeconomic stability as well as fiscal policy and debt.

Research report

6 Dec 2017

This paper briefly reviews several key infrastructure sectors in Papua New Guinea - telecommunications, transport, energy, and urban water - to provide snapshots of their status, identify challenges, and where possible make relevant international comparisons.

Research report

6 Dec 2017

Papua New Guinea's new government faces a rapidly changing external environment as it struggles to manage a significant domestic economic downturn and unprecedented pressures on the national budget.

Research report

What next for Papua New Guinea?
6 Dec 2017

This paper examines scenarios for Papua New Guinea's political future.

Discussion paper

24 Nov 2017

This paper draws on research undertaken in 2015 among coffee smallholders in Eastern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea, focusing specifically on some of the challenges faced by women coffee farmers in accessing financial services.

Briefing paper

17 Nov 2017

Examines some of the challenges women in the Papua New Guinea highlands face in escaping violent relationships.