Category - Aid

Aid Aid and development Australian aid Australian government aid Labour mobility and migration Pacific and PNG Pacific migration and labour mobility

APTC’s labour mobility mandate: 16 years on

The Australia Pacific Training Coalition (formerly College) was announced in 2005 by then Prime Minister John Howard. Facing pressure from Pacific island governments at the Port Moresby Pacific Islands Forum leaders meeting to introduce a seasonal worker program, Howard instead offered that...

Aid Aid and development Australian government aid Australian non-government aid Pacific and PNG

Useful outsiders – how can external actors support authentic locally led development?

The COVID-19 pandemic and its associated border closures have thrown the international development industry into turmoil. An industry conventionally reliant on ‘fly-in fly-out’ consultants has had to face a reckoning in terms of the sustainability of its modus operandi. Central to this reckoning is...