Is the black cloud over the Pacific gone, or is it waiting just beyond the horizon?

The future of the Pacific Islands Forum and Kiribati’s withdrawal

Gil Rickey
IN FOCUS
From rising costs of living, to the growing threat of climate change, from women’s safety and gender equality, to an increasingly uncertain region, the 2022 election cemented policy choices with major impacts. That’s why Policy Forum is continuing our election feature section – In Focus: Australia’s policy future – to turn to the work ahead of policy-making now that the election dust has settled.
IN FOCUS: AUSTRALIA'S POLICY FUTURE
Cracking Australia’s monolingual mindset

Australia needs to learn to listen in Asia – literally

Liam Prince
Protecting communities in East Kalimantan

Indonesia’s new capital project must protect Indigenous rights

Albert Rapha
IN FOCUS
In this Policy Forum In Focus section produced in partnership with the ANU Department of Pacific Affairs and the Australia Pacific Security College, experts on the region dig deep into the Pacific and its future, shedding light on the problems policymakers face in some of the world’s most unique policy environments - the states of the Pacific.
IN FOCUS: PACIFIC
Is China’s primary care sector being constrained by central-local relations?

Equality in China’s healthcare infrastructure

Lei Yu
Adding fuel to the fire

Has COVID-19 deepened West Papua’s HIV epidemic?

Jenny Munro
IN FOCUS
How do we define poverty? Who is poor? Why? What should be done? Our Poverty In Focus section brings together experts from all around the world to tackle the many aspects of the poverty challenge.
IN FOCUS: POVERTY
The International Poverty Line simply is not good enough

There is a better way of measuring poverty

Janet Hunt