Lowy Institute Papers | 23 November 2005

Re-imagining PNG: culture, democracy and Australia's role

Australia has, perhaps, no closer or more complicated a bilateral relationship than that with Papua New Guinea. Australia is deeply entwined with its nearest neighbour and has a major stake in its future.

Ben Scott

  • Ben Scott

Australia has, perhaps, no closer or more complicated a bilateral relationship than that with Papua New Guinea. Australia is deeply entwined with its nearest neighbour and has a major stake in its future.

Ben Scott

  • Ben Scott

Executive Summary

Drawing on the success of Bougainville, Ben Scott in this Lowy Institute Paper calls for a new political system in Papua New Guinea and a new focus for Australian engagement.

The Paper can be downloaded here.