Organisation

Department of Pacific Affairs (ANU)

Owning Institution:
Report

Mapping security cooperation in the Pacific Islands

The purpose of this report is to identify and map the various cooperative security agreements, arrangements and institutions between and among states and territories in the Pacific Islands region, and their partners.
Report

Family Protection Orders in Papua New Guinea

The purpose of this research project was to investigate whether the family protection orders (FPOs) in Papua New Guinea, introduced under the Family Protection Act 2013, were being accessed by, and improving the safety of, domestic and family violence survivors.
Report

Papua New Guinea's primary health care system: views from the frontline

This report aims to provide insights into how recent PNG government reform efforts are impacting on the primary health care system. Overall, the findings suggest that major health policies and broader reforms implemented under the O’Neill Government to strengthen the health system were struggling to...
Briefing paper

The role of social media in New Caledonia’s referendums on self-determination

This briefing paper discusses the use of social media by the main independence coalition Front de Libération Nationale Kanak et Socialiste (FLNKS), and by parties opposed to independence, such as Calédonie ensemble and the six-member alliance the Loyalists (Les Loyalistes).
Discussion paper

Politics in Papua New Guinea 2017–20: from O’Neill to Marape

This paper traces the end of Peter O’Neil’s tenure as PNG Prime Minister, and the change of political leadership to James Marape. The paper poses the question: has there been a shift in political style in PNG since 2017?