The Prime Minister has announced plans to bring forward a new bold and ambitious
legislative agenda: helping the NHS, fighting violent crime, investing in infrastructure
and science and cutting the cost of living.
The Pacific Islands Forum meeting in Tuvalu this week has ended in open division
over climate change. Australia ensured its official communique watered down commitments
to respond to climate change, gaining a hollow victory.
29 July 2019 - According to the Global Footprint Network , Earth Overshoot Day has
moved up the calendar by two months over the past 20 years to 29 July this year,
the earliest date ever. It seems like European Overshoot Day 2019 on May 10 was only ...
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has extended New Zealand’s condolences following
the death of Tonga’s Prime Minister, Rt Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva, who passed away
this morning in Auckland. “We extend our condolences to his family and to the people ...
Tuvalu's prime minister has condemned the Australian prime minister's conduct at
last week's Pacific Islands Forum, calling Scott Morrison's attitude "unfortunate"
and "neo-colonial," and questioning Australia's future in the 18-member ...
It was predictably ugly: in tone, in regret, and, in some ways, disgust. Australia
emerged from the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting isolated, the true spoiler
of the party which saw 17 states facing the obstinacy of one. It had taken place ...
Australia has always nursed a contradictory, repressive relationship with its Pacific
neighbours. Being a satrap of great powers, it has performed the role of gate keeper
and monitor of regional instability, a condescending, often paternalistic agent. ...
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio
will attend the 50th Pacific Islands Forum in Tuvalu this week, the foremost annual
meeting of Pacific leaders. “The Government is lifting New Zealand’s strategic ...
New Zealand has been issued a stark challenge from Pacific leaders to dramatically
upscale its action to address climate breakdown, Oxfam says, after a clear rallying
cry from nations at this week’s Pacific Islands Forum.
Nadi, Fiji – 63 Pacific Climate Warriors (PCWs) from 17 teams across the Pacific
gathered in Nadi, to develop strategies to further strengthen the work of climate
activists less than a week after the Pacific Island States declared a climate crisis ...