The Pacific: why it matters

18 August 2021

Stability and prosperity in the Pacific have long been stated as among Australia’s top foreign policy priorities. But many Australians do not fully understand the region.

The issues currently confronting the Pacific are of global significance, and it is in Australia’s own economic and political interests for the region to succeed. Yet, often we make the mistake of not properly engaging with Pacific as valued partners contributing to a shared and prosperous future.

At our most recent ChangeMakers event, we heard from three UQ graduates working in development, sustainability and national security to discuss why our Pacific neighbours are so important.

UQ alumni are Coral Pasisi, Ann Sherry AO, and Ian Kemish AM.

Read full story on Contact Magazine