ANU Department of Pacific Affairs

Established in 1996 and funded in partnership by ANU and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), the Department of Pacific Affairs (DPA) (formerly the State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program) is the leading international centre for applied multidisciplinary research on issues of governance, state and society in the Pacific. Situated with the Coral Bell of Asia Pacific Affairs, DPA seeks to set the international standard for scholarship on the region. DPA undertakes a comprehensive suite of research, education and outreach activities, exemplifying the ANU’s strategic vision of uniting scholarly excellence with contributions that make an impact on public policy-making in an area of high national importance.

Established in 1996 and funded in partnership by ANU and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), the Department of Pacific Affairs (DPA) (formerly the State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Program) is the leading international centre for applied multidisciplinary research on issues of governance, state and society in the Pacific. Situated with the Coral Bell of Asia Pacific Affairs, DPA seeks to set the international standard for scholarship on the region. DPA undertakes a comprehensive suite of research, education and outreach activities, exemplifying the ANU’s strategic vision of uniting scholarly excellence with contributions that make an impact on public policy-making in an area of high national importance.

Events