Pacific Rim and Oceania

Australia Rejects China’s Claims in South China Sea

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On July 23, 2020, Australia submitted a letter to th

Australian Government Sued Over Lack of Disclosure of Climate Change-Related Investment Risks

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On July 22, 2020, lawyers for Kathleen O’Donnell filed a claim in the Federal Court of Australia against The Commonwealth of Australia, the Secretary to the Department of Treasury, and the Chief Ex

Australia and Timor Leste Reach Conciliation Agreement over Maritime Border Dispute (January 9, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 9, 2017, the governments of Australia and Timor Leste agreed to “an integrated package of measures intended to facilitate the conciliation process and create the conditions conducive to

Papua New Guinea Supreme Court Dismisses Request to Transfer Asylum Seekers to Australia (October 27, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On October 27, 2016, the Papua New Guinea Supreme Court dismissed an application that would have sent asylum seekers currently being held on the isolated Manus Island to Australia.