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Dan McGarry: Want to lead in the Pacific? Try listening first

Published By   /  April 17, 2018  /  Aid, Aid policy, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Australian aid, Balance, Cartoons, China, Culture, Fairness, Featured, Foreign Policy, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, Military bases, New Releases, New Zealand, News, News Media, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Vanuatu, Vanuatu Daily Post  /  Comments Off on Dan McGarry: Want to lead in the Pacific? Try listening first

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Dan McGarry: Want to lead in the Pacific? Try listening first Cathy Wilcox’s Sydney Morning Herald cartoon is a showcase for everything that’s wrong with Australian foreign policy. Cartoon: Cathy Wilcox/SMH/VDP By Dan McGarry in Port Vila The average Australian’s conception of Pacific island nations […]

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Baseless rumours: why talk of Chinese military base in Vanuatu misses point

Published By   /  April 13, 2018  /  ABC Pacific Beat, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, China, Espiritu Santo, Featured, Global, Luganville, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, Military bases, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Opinion, Pacific Beat, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Pacific War, PMC Reportage, Politics, Port Vila, Press Release, Reports, Vanuatu, World War II  /  Comments Off on Baseless rumours: why talk of Chinese military base in Vanuatu misses point

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Baseless rumours: why talk of Chinese military base in Vanuatu misses point How the Vanuatu Daily Post reacted to the Australian “news” of a possible Chinese military base plan. Image: VDP BRIEFING: By Dan McGarry in Port Vila The “news” this week that Vanuatu was […]

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Erin Harris: Nauru appeal court move denies justice for refugees

Published By   /  April 12, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Australia, Detainees, Detention Centres, Featured, Health services, Jacinda Ardern, justice, Legal aid, Media, Migrants, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Nauru, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Political asylum, Political lawsuits, Politics, Press Release, Refugees, Reports, Research, Security  /  Comments Off on Erin Harris: Nauru appeal court move denies justice for refugees

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Erin Harris: Nauru appeal court move denies justice for refugees The Australian High Court building in Canberra. Image: Bentley Smith/Flickr/The Interpreter BRIEFING: By Erin Harris The decision to terminate a long-standing arrangement that saw the Australian High Court act as a partial appellate court for […]

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Cook Islands, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu win medals at Games

Published By   /  April 11, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Commonwealth Games, Cook Islands, Featured, Indigenous, Javelin, Lawn bowls, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Olympics, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Solomon Islands, Sports, Vanuatu, Weightlifting, Women's sport  /  Comments Off on Cook Islands, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu win medals at Games

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Cook Islands, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu win medals at Games Celebrating Pacific successes at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. Image: SBS By Stefan Armbruster of SBS News Three countries that have never won a medal in Commonwealth Games history are celebrating after bagging […]

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WestConnex M4 East violates Australian pollution standards – even before tunnel opens

Published By   /  April 7, 2018  /  Air pollution, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Featured, Health and Fitness, Human Rights, Investigative journalism, justice, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Roading, Super tollways, Transport, WestConnex  /  Comments Off on WestConnex M4 East violates Australian pollution standards – even before tunnel opens

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: WestConnex M4 East violates Australian pollution standards – even before tunnel opens A talk by Dr Paul Torzillo at a meeting of Camperdown Residents against WestConnex on Air Pollution and Impacts on our Health. Video: Spontaneous 45 Since the New South Wales State government was […]

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NZ Foreign Minister questions China’s influence in the Pacific

Published By   /  March 4, 2018  /  Aid policy, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, China, Climate, Development, Diplomacy, Disasters, Environment, Featured, Fisheries, Forests, Global, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on NZ Foreign Minister questions China’s influence in the Pacific

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: NZ Foreign Minister questions China’s influence in the Pacific Foreign Minister Winston Peters flags a stronger NZ Pacific aid policy and prime ministers Jacinda Ardern and Malcolm Turnbull discuss New Zealand and Australia friendship and differences in policies. Video: Qldaah/ABC New Zealand’s Foreign Minister Winston […]

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New bill would make Australia worst in free world for criminalising journalism

Published By   /  February 2, 2018  /  Anti-terror laws, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Cabinet papers, Criminalisation, Featured, freedom of expression, Human Rights, Journalism is not a crime, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, National security, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Research, Security, Watchdogs  /  Comments Off on New bill would make Australia worst in free world for criminalising journalism

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: New bill would make Australia worst in free world for criminalising journalism Would the ABC’s publication of confidential cabinet documents be in breach of a proposed government bill? Image: Joel Carrett/The Conversation By Dr Johan Lidberg in Melbourne Australia is a world leader in passing […]

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Michael Powles: ‘Recolonising’ the Pacific would stir security backlash

Published By   /  January 30, 2018  /  Analysis, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Climate, Cook Islands, Defence, Development, Economics, Environment, Featured, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Foreign Policy, Global, Indigenous, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, Nauru, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Niue, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Policy, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Palau-Belau, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Samoa, Security, Tuvalu  /  Comments Off on Michael Powles: ‘Recolonising’ the Pacific would stir security backlash

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Michael Powles: ‘Recolonising’ the Pacific would stir security backlash Australian Foreign Policy White Paper … “Opportunity, Security, Strength” but a step too far for New Zealand. Image: Aust govt ANALYSIS: By Michael Powles with Anna Powles Australia’s recent Foreign Policy White Paper says that Australia’s […]

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Racist reporting still rife in Australian media, says new monitoring report

Published By   /  December 16, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Balance, Culture, Diversity, Fairness, Featured, Human Rights, Mainstream media, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Minorities, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Racism, Reports, Research, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on Racist reporting still rife in Australian media, says new monitoring report

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Racist reporting still rife in Australian media, says new monitoring report New research shows Muslims are more negatively portrayed in the media than other groups. Image: Lukas Coch/AAP/The Conversation By Dr Christina Ho in Sydney Half of all race-related opinion pieces in the Australian mainstream […]

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IFJ blasts ‘press freedom attack’ on Iranian-Kurdish journalist in PNG

Published By   /  November 23, 2017  /  APR, arrests, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Detention, Detention Centres, Featured, freedom of expression, Global, Human Rights, Journalist safety, Journalists, Manus Island, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Freedom, Press Release, Refugees, Reports  /  Comments Off on IFJ blasts ‘press freedom attack’ on Iranian-Kurdish journalist in PNG

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: IFJ blasts ‘press freedom attack’ on Iranian-Kurdish journalist in PNG Two PNG police officers led away Behrouz Boochani in handcuffs on Manus Island earlier today. Image: Aziz58825713/Twitter Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance […]

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