PNG Prime Minister James Marape

Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister to Address Australian Parliament Amid Escalating Pacific Security Concerns with China

Posted on 12 February 2024

Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister, James Marape, is expected in Canberra this week to discuss ongoing geopolitical issues regarding Australia, China, and PNG. Marape is among the first to be…
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Concerns for Falepili Union at Tuvalu parliamentary session

Posted on 30 November 2023

Questions regarding the recent Falepili Union were raised during Tuvalu's final Parliamentary session held last week, before parliament dissolved on November 27. 

The Falepili Union treaty, announced by Australian and Tuvaluan Prime Ministers at the PIF Leaders…
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Australia grants residency to Tuvaluans displaced by climate change in groundbreaking Falepili Agreement

Posted on 21 November 2023

At this month's Pacific Islands Forum leader’s meeting, Anthony Albanese, Australia Prime Minister, and Kausea Natano, Tuvalu Prime Minister, announced that Australia would offer residency to Tuvaluans forced to relocate due…
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UN disappointed by Australia’s vote against an Indigenous Advisory Body

Posted on 26 October 2023

On 14 October, Australia voted against adjusting the nation’s constitution to acknowledge the rights of Indigenous people. 60% of Australian’s voted no in a referendum proposing the creation of an advisory…
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Australia announces new International Development Policy

Posted on 10 August 2023

On August 8, Australia released their new International Development Policy, aimed at fostering a “peaceful, stable and prosperous Indo-Pacific.”

Hon Pat Conroy and Senator Hon Penny Wong have released a joint statement announcing the new…
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