Category - Pacific and PNG

Pacific and PNG

RSE in 2024: growing employer frustration

Employer demand for short-term seasonal workers under Australia’s Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM) scheme is in decline, according to recent analysis by Richard Curtain. This has been attributed to two factors. First, more stringent conditions are being placed on Approved Employers...

Pacific and PNG

Papua New Guinea’s no-confidence season

It’s “game on”, as PNG’s parliament prepares to entertain another no-confidence vote, the second attempt since the 2022 general election. In February, just after the expiry of the “grace period” which bans no-confidence motions for 18 months after general elections, the Opposition attempted...