The South Pacific Centre for Central Banking (SPCCB) facilitated capacity building program reached a new milestone in late 2019. The central banks of Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Timor Leste signed a PhD Memorandum of Understanding with Griffith University to take the capacity building program to the next level—to build a credible […]
Griffith University has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Central Bank of Timor-Leste (CBTL). This makes it the fifith agreement with the South Pacific central banks. Existing MoUs are with the central banks of Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. The agreements are geared towards developing capacity for research and policy […]
Hosted by the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu, the second annual South Pacific central banking research conference kicked off in Port Vila yesterday with a keynote address by Governor Simeon Athy. Sponsored by Griffith University and the central banks of Vanuatu, Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands, the premier regional conference is attended by central […]
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.