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Report

Moving beyond grants: questions about Australian infrastructure financing for the Pacific

This report provides background to and understanding of Prime Minister Scott Morrison's recent Townsville speech “Australia and the Pacific: a new chapter”, as well as an initial assessment of this announcement's implications.
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A pressure release valve? Migration and climate change in Kiribati, Nauru and Tuvalu

This report examines migration opportunities, projects future migration numbers from three Pacific microstates, and reports on fiscal and economic impacts and the likely impact of a hypothetical one-off environmental disaster on migration options.
Essay

Securing our energy

Securing our energy is a collection of expert essays on the challenges and opportunities of energy security, energy access and climate change.
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Labour mobility: the ten billion dollar prize

Pacific Island countries face unique development challenges. They are far away from major markets, often with small populations spread across many islands and vast distances, and are at the forefront of climate change and its impacts. Because of this, much research has focused on the...
Report

Renewable technologies and risk mitigation in small island developing states (SIDS): Fiji’s electricity sector

This paper develops and applies a stochastic simulation model in order to assess the effect of renewable technologies on the financial risk and cost of electricity supply in Fiji. In recent years, renewable energy technologies have been advocated in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in...