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2024

March

February

January

  • Subjects: China and PNG in discussions over policing cooperation, bilateral security implementation package, Pacific Australia Labour Viability Scheme.
  • Subjects: Contract with Lockheed Martin Australia, Defence Strategic Review, Joint Strike Fighter Development Program, Disposal Strategy for Taipan helicopters, Nauru, Middle East.
2023

December

October

September

August

  • Subjects: Visit to Tuvalu, International Court of Justice case, action on climate change, Australia’s development assistance in the Pacific, the Pacific Australia Labour Mobility scheme (PALM), relationship between Australia and Tuvalu
  • Subjects: Australia’s new international development policy, official development assistance, infrastructure projects, gender equality targets in Australia’s development investments.
  • Subjects: Australia’s new international development policy, the new $250 million Australian Development Investment vehicle to encourage private investment, infrastructure investments, climate, the Voice, First Nations’ links with the Pacific.
  • Subjects: Australia’s new international development policy, increasing Australia’s influence in the region and lifting people out of poverty, investing in high quality infrastructure that generates local jobs, climate and gender targets.

July

June

May

April

March

  • Subjects: Tasmania’s defence industry, Australia’s support for Vanuatu after Tropical Cyclone Judy, hypocritical comments by Liberal MP Gavin Pearce regarding defence contracts, opportunities for local defence industry

February

January

2022

December

November

October

August

July

  • Subjects: PNG team in the NRL, sports led diplomacy, Pacific Islands-Australian relationship.
  • Subjects: Pacific Islands Forum, climate change, COVID recovery, COP29 hosting, Vanuatu request to ICJ, emissions target, US-Pacific relations, Australian assistance to Kiribati, 2050 Strategy for the Blue Pacific Continent, Pacific labour mobility.
  • Subjects: Pacific Island Forum unity, UNFCCC, Pacific Australian Labour Mobility Scheme.
  • Subjects: Pacific Islands Forum, Kiribati withdrawal from Pacific Islands Forum, impact of climate change on Pacific Islands.
  • Subjects: Pacific Islands Forum, Solomon Islands, China.

June