The South Pacific Islands: policy taboos, popular amnesia and political failure
|Collections||Pacific Economic Bulletin (1991-2010)|
|Title:||The South Pacific Islands: policy taboos, popular amnesia and political failure|
|Publisher:||Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University|
Asia Pacific Press
This paper was originally presented as part of the Menzies Research Centre Lecture Series: Australian Security in the 21st Century. Here the well-known Australian journalist Graeme Dobell argues that Australia should accept its unique role in the Pacific as a great gift, not a burden. We should abandon the strangely defensive posture we have adopted from the day the South Pacific Forum was created. It is time for Australia to lead.
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