Monthly Archives: November 2015

  • Originally published in New Matilda on 18 November 2015. https://newmatilda.com/2015/11/18/worried-about-the-tpp-australia-is-pushing-another-bad-deal/. By Thulsi Narayanasamy.  Despite receiving little attention in Australia, efforts to establish a new regional trade agreement are raising eyebrows among Pacific neighbours, writes Thulsi Narayanasamy.   Earlier this month in Melbourne regional negotiations for the controversial PACER-Plus free trade agreement resumed. So too did the fierce protests […]

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  • Originally published in New Matilda on 6 November 2015.  https://newmatilda.com/2015/11/06/we-took-part-in-an-australian-aid-program-it-was-more-about-helping-your-country-than-ours/  By Aminio David and Anita Tenkon. Advocates for traditional landowners in Vanuatu, Aminio David and Anita Tenkon were left disillusioned by an Australian aid program. Here, they explain why.   Australia has long held an ideological opposition to the way of life of my people […]

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