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Call for applications to participate in the 2018 Pacific Research Colloquium

28 February 2018

Monday 26 November – Friday 7 December, 2018 The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia About the Pacific Research Colloquium (PRC) Each year the Department of Pacific Affairs (...

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New Research Report: The RAMSI Legacy for Policing in the Pacific Region

22 February 2018

For the past 14 years, approximately one-fifth of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) Participating Police Force (PPF) has comprised police from 13 Pacific Island countries,...

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop launches Women's Leadership Initiative

Delivering the Women’s Leadership Initiative

21 February 2018

The Women’s Leadership Initiative was recently launched by Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop at Parliament House in Canberra. The Department of Pacific Affairs’ (DPA) excellence in research on...

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Researching the Urban Pacific

21 February 2018

The Pacific islands are rapidly becoming more urbanised, with mounting pressures on infrastructure, services and social relations. The Department of Pacific Affairs (DPA) has been running a research...

Call for applications to participate in the Papua New Guinea Women in Leadership Support Program

20 February 2018

The Department of Pacific Affairs is calling for applications to participate in the PNG Women in Leadership Support Program (WiLSP). The deadline for application submission is 5pm on Friday 16 March...

Undergraduate courses on offer in 2018/19

17 November 2017

Students undertaking undergraduate study with the Department of Pacific Affairs work under the guidance of some of the world’s leading experts on the Pacific. You will have access to cutting edge...

ANU graduates among the world’s most employable

16 November 2017

Graduates from The Australian National University (ANU) have been ranked Australia’s most employable graduates and are listed among the world’s most sought after employees. For the fifth consecutive...

Pacific Research Colloquium 2017 participants. Image DPA

Pacific Research Colloquium 2018

7 November 2017

The 2018 Pacific Research Colloquium (PRC) will be held from Monday 26 November to Friday 7 December 2018. These dates will substitute for the normal dates in late January to early February. The...

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Constituency funds in the Solomon Islands

31 October 2017

Public funds directly allocated to elected officials for use in their electorates are often referred to as Constituency Development Funds (CDFs). Since the turn of the millennium the use of such...

Pacific Research Program launch with Julie Bishop

Minister for Foreign Affairs launches the Pacific Research Program

24 October 2017

On Tuesday 24 October the Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Julie Bishop MP, launched the Pacific Research Program. The PRP is a consortium led by the State, Society and Governance in Melanesia...

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