The Australian government says it is "ready" to talk to Solomon Islands about its plans for a defence force.
Pacific Export & Trade News: 2023
A charitable organisation in Australia is on a mission to promote the work of indigenous writers from the Pacific. Keep Reading
The Pacific can expect growth in 2023, but for many people it will not feel like a return to pre-Covid-19 times, the World Bank says. Keep Reading
Remote areas in the Pacific are on the verge of getting fast internet as low-earth orbit satellite internet providers look to enter the market. Keep Reading
It paled in comparison to Australia’s spend up though – a promised $620m for health measures including maternity care access, immunisations and diseases. Keep Reading
The deputy prime minister will meet Pacific leaders and discuss regional priorities and issues in Suva this week. Keep Reading
An Australian policy think tank has found that the hype around China's growing influence in the region is often overblown. Keep Reading