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Aus-PNG Network Leadership Series: Music in PNG
Podcasts
Aus-PNG Network Leadership Series: Music in PNG
Mihai Sora is joined by Allen Kedea, also known by his stage name AKay47, to discuss the music scene in Papua New Guinea, and the role that music can play in empowering young…
Aus-PNG Network: Women in politics in PNG - Dame Carol Kidu
Podcasts
Aus-PNG Network: Women in politics in PNG - Dame Carol Kidu
This is a special Women in Politics  series for the  Australia-PNG Network, in which the Lowy Institute's Jessica Collins sits down with prominent women from Papua New Guinea…
Commentary
Duelling diplomacy in the Pacific should dispel the notion of a China-Australia reset
However much either side tempers their rhetoric, regional competition is the name of the game. Originally published in the Guardian.
Aus-PNG Network: Podcast series - Women in politics in PNG
Podcasts
Aus-PNG Network: Podcast series - Women in politics in PNG
In this special Women in Politics series for the Australia-PNG Network, the Lowy Institute's Jessica Collins sits down with prominent women from Papua New Guinea to…
Aus-PNG Network: Women in politics in PNG - Damarise Bonga
Podcasts
Aus-PNG Network: Women in politics in PNG - Damarise Bonga
In the third conversation as part of a series on women in politics in Papua New Guinea, Jessica Collins speaks with Damarise Bonga, a female candidate in the upcoming 2022…
Commentary
Australia needs to find the right role in the Pacific
Australia’s financial aid program in Pacific Island nations has not delivered the influence that we hoped for. Now we need to get a better idea of what the region really might…
Aus-PNG Network: Women in politics in PNG - Theresa Meki
Podcasts
Aus-PNG Network: Women in politics in PNG - Theresa Meki
In this special Women in Politics series for the Australia-PNG Network, the Lowy Institute's Jessica Collins sits down with prominent women from Papua New Guinea to…
Commentary
Australia must stop viewing the Pacific as its neighbourhood to fix
As the nation heads toward an election, recent events in the Solomon Islands are a reminder that strong economic relationships with Pacific countries are important to security…
Commentary
Solomon Islands unrest not helped by foreign powers behaving badly
While geopolitics may have been a spark, the true drivers of this week’s unrest go much deeper than foreign policy. Originally published in the Australian Financial Review.