The ‘Pacific Reset’ needs real commercial investment

Posted on 02 August 2022

From an Australian perspective, Pacific relations may have been an expected conflict zone at the last federal election. Since being in office, the new Albanese government has doubled down on a big decision of its predecessor. The Australian government finalised its US$1.33 billion support for Telstra’s purchase of Digicel Pacific which sets a new benchmark for an Australia approach to economic diplomacy.