The inaugural South Pacific Central Banking Research Conference was opened today by the Deputy Australian High Commissioner, Ms Amy Crago, at the Holiday Inn, in Suva. The two-day conference is being co-hosted by Griffith University (Australia), the Reserve Bank of Fiji (RBF), Bank of Papua New Guinea (BPNG), Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) and […]
Australian foreign policy shift aligns with central banks capacity building program in the South Pacific
On 8 November 2018 Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that his “Government was returning the Pacific to where it should be—front and centre of Australia’s strategic outlook, our foreign policy, our personal connections, including at the highest levels of government”. This will happen at multiple levels, including defence, police, infrastructure loans and grants via the […]
The University's influence in the South Pacific continues to grow.
Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics
The three-week program brought eight Fellows from around the South Pacific to Griffith in service of developing research and policy formulation in the region.
Griffith University has signed three new Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) in recent weeks with South Pacific central banks, formalising the institutions’ commitment to work together in pursuit of positive, lasting change in the region. Griffith’s South Pacific Centre for Central Banking program convenor, Dr Parmendra Sharma, met with representatives of the Bank of PNG, Central Bank of Solomon Islands […]
Research boost for South Pacific banking systems and policies
Griffith Asia Institute
H.E. Dr Stephen Henningham, Australian High Commissioner to Samoa and America Samoa was in Brisbane for mid-term consultations on Monday 19 November and Tuesday 20 November 2012. During his visit with Griffith Business School on Tuesday morning, Dr Henningham met with Dr Parmendra Sharma from the department of Accounting, Finance and Economics and with Neelesh […]