Thursday, August 16, 2018


Australia in Sth Pacific: thinking beyond the incremental

This basis for Australian engagement is a much more inspiring one than simple mercantile advantage or viewing South Pacific nations as pawns in a game of great-power competition.

For real leadership on climate change, look to Pacific

As it stands, the proposed National Energy Guarantee (NEG) will fall well short of demonstrating this commitment – and well short of the ambitious strides being taken by our Pacific neighbours.

Wilson’s Word

Independence - the good, the bad and the ugly... Moluku - where's that?... Mele sand theft... and more.

Should more Australian aid to Pacific be spent on infrastructure?

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has said that Australia will ‘offer alternative options for countries beyond BRI’ – China’s Belt and Road Initiative.