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Australian aid to PNG: no net benefit?

Professor Jason Sharman is an expert on money laundering. It was good to see him and Channel 7’s Today Tonight draw attention to the problem of corruption…

Why are Queenslanders against increasing the aid budget?

Why are Queenslanders against increasing the aid budget?

Here’s a screenshot from the ABC’s Vote Compass survey results with a state and territory breakdown of the top twenty electorates where voters are most…

Australia will support multilateral bank lending to Fiji post-elections

In a follow up to my blog on Australia and New Zealand’s ban on World Bank and Asian Development Bank (ADB) lending to Fiji, the Australian Treasury has confirmed…

New constitution for Fiji

The Fiji government on Thursday released a new constitution, which will come into effect in September paving the way for elections. The Prime Minister, Frank…

Video tales from PNG about gender violence and service delivery woes

Oxfam in PNG has recently launched a Facebook page, and they have been sharing some interesting content. This video, from the Nana Kundi Crisis Centre in Maprik in East Sepik Province,…