Annelise Young

Annelise Young is the Australian Consulate-General in Noumea since June 2022.   About the Australian Consulate-General in New Caledonia The Australian Consulate-General in Noumea is Australia’s official diplomatic mission in New Caledonia. The Consul-…

Keeping us all fed – The Pacific Food System

The term ‘food systems’ refers to interconnected activities involved in the production, processing, distribution, and consumption of food.  They are enormously complex and important. And while food systems are now globally influenced, their impacts are…

ABC Radio: Coronacast Pacific - Testing still key to controlling COVID in the Pacific

Testing has been one of the critical elements in global efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19. Dr Eka Buadromo is the Advisor for Laboratory Services in the Pacific, for the Pacific Community. She says now that borders are open and there is community…

Peter Ellis

Mr. Ellis brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in the public sector and consultancy, in Australia, New Zealand and Timor-Leste. He has particular expertise in helping teams of technical staff through change, including transformation of…

SPC's 75th anniversary: In October 1977, the very first SPC's tagging cruise commenced

In October 1977 the first SPC tagging cruise commenced. Over the next three years the programme tagged 160,276 fish in all – far beyond the original projections of 100,000 – and visited the waters of every SPC member country, even Pitcairn.

Green News: Climate-action scholarships for Pacific Island nations students

The University of Melbourne has launched fully funded climate-action scholarships for students from Pacific Island nations to support their local communities in addressing climate change. The Scholarships will support master’s and Graduate Researchers on…

Australia Day 2022

Photo: Aerial view of 12 Apostles, Victoria, Australia - ©Ank Kumar/Wikimedia Commons

Ellen, a soil scientist at SPC: “There is a bigger role for Pacific women to play in the scientific world”

“Honestly, I can't get enough of it. Everyone else goes and sleeps in their bunks and I sleep out on the fish box. It's my favorite place.“

"I grew up surrounded by flowers and crops. Now I run the largest plant gene bank in the Pacific"

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