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Justice Antonio Carpio delivers public lecture on South China Sea

The South China Sea is rich in mineral resources, traversed by global shipping lines and home to fishing grounds that supply the livelihoods of people across the region.

Papuans and Jokowi are hostage to Indonesian politics

Indonesian President Joko Widodo recently announced the end of the decades-long restriction on foreign journalists in the provinces of Papua and West Papua, Indonesia’s territories in the island of New Guinea. While the president, popularly called Jokowi, says he is committed to human rights in the Papua provinces, the military and police continue to murder Papuans with virtual impunity.

Why the world is wary of China's 'great wall of sand' in the sea

The leaders of Southeast Asian nations recently took the extraordinary step of warning China that its island-building activities in the contested South China Sea “may undermine peace, security and stability” in the region.

Inaugural Community Fellowship Award conferred to Lifeline South Coast

A Community Fellowship Award was bestowed upon Lifeline South Coast today (13 May 2015) at the organisation's annual Volunteer Recognition lunch during National Volunteer Week.

Prestigious award recognises the life saving services of Lifeline South Coast

A Community Fellowship Award was bestowed upon Lifeline South Coast today (13 May 2015) at the organisation's annual Volunteer Recognition lunch during National Volunteer Week.

Michael Kirby public lecture on North Korea’s human rights breaches

Revelations on the many breaches of universal human rights by North Korea will be the focus of a public lecture to be delivered by former High Court Justice, Michael Kirby, AC CMG, in Wollongong on Monday 11 May.


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