The Pacific

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Labor pledges extra $200m in Australian aid for Ukraine and $500m for veterans in budget
Albanese government unveils big boost to Pacific aid partly offset by axing Coalition’s agriculture visa while sparing defence from major cuts

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

25, Oct, 2022 @9:00 AM

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ABC given $83.7m to reverse Coalition’s funding cuts but little help for arts in 2022 budget
Australian federal budget provides $500,000 for feasibility study into the expansion of Double J to FM frequencies

Anne Davies

25, Oct, 2022 @8:46 AM

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‘We had to mimic to everyone to run’: how Tonga’s volcano and tsunami disaster unfolded
Journalist Marian Kupu recounts the moment of the eruption and the panic that followed

Kate Lyons

23, Jan, 2022 @10:55 PM

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Australia's global aid budget falls – but Pacific and Timor-Leste get a Covid fighting fund
Official development assistance declines to $4bn, boosted by $304m over two years to help region recover

Ben Doherty Pacific Editor

07, Oct, 2020 @4:49 AM

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Small island nations - how much do you know?
What’s the smallest island nation in the world? In which ocean is the Seychelles found? Test your knowledge on small island states

Carla Kweifio-Okai

13, Aug, 2015 @1:16 PM

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Apec leaders discuss Pacific Island growth – video

Members of the 21 Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation countries have gathered with the leaders of four Pacific Island nations to discuss sustainable economic development

08, Oct, 2013 @4:44 AM

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War and peace in the Solomon Islands

As the DVD of HBO's The Pacific is released here, Richard Rogers sees for himself how the Solomon Islands have changed from battleground to eco-tourism haven

Richard Rogers

06, Nov, 2010 @12:06 AM

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The Pacific: episode nine

The full force of the Americans' hatred towards the Japanese bubbles to the surface. By Paul Macinnes

Paul Macinnes

24, May, 2010 @9:00 PM

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The Pacific: episode eight

Paul MacInnes: For once effects and tricks are applied to make sure heartstrings are tugged

Paul MacInnes

17, May, 2010 @9:00 PM

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The Pacific: episode seven

Paul MacInnes: Cigarettes are not enough to get the marines through some truly harrowing battle scenes

Paul MacInnes

10, May, 2010 @9:00 PM

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The Pacific: episode six
Paul MacInnes: The characters become individuals and not just a bloodied face in a crowd – and we start to care more about them

Paul MacInnes

03, May, 2010 @9:00 PM

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The Pacific: episode five

Paul MacInnes: The daytime battle for Peleliu is the fiercest yet, and as the war gets dirtier, morality is becoming blurred

Paul MacInnes

26, Apr, 2010 @9:00 PM

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