Person

Ronald May

Alternate Name:
Ronald J. May
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?
Discussion paper

Papua New Guinea under the O’Neill government: has there been a shift in political style?

This paper briefly recounts Papua New Guinea's constitutional crisis of 2011–12 and looks at political developments under the O’Neill government which came to power following the 2012 election.
Report

Improving development and respecting sovereignty: Australia and Papua New Guinea

Australia and Papua New Guinea have a close relationship. A change in government in Australia and the recent re-election of Sir Michael Somare provide an opportunity for reassessment and readjustment to restore a more productive interaction between the two countries. This report, written by Ronald...