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MIL-OSI Australia: Wentworth voters who are blind or have low vision can now register for a telephone vote [10 October 2018]

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Electoral Commission, Elections, English, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New South Wales, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Wentworth voters who are blind or have low vision can now register for a telephone vote [10 October 2018]

Source: Australian Electoral Commission Updated: 10 October 2018 With early voting now underway, voters who are blind or have low vision can register to access a telephone voting service for the 2018 Wentworth by-election. Australian Electoral Officer for New South Wales, Warwick Austin said eligible voters who are blind or have low vision can register […]

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MIL-Evening Report: ‘I was coerced into the 1987 coup,’ admits Sitiveni Rabuka

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Commonwealth, Coup culture, Crime, Editor's Picks, Elections, English, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Fiji coups, Fiji military, history, Human Rights, Indigenous, IntJourn Project, Justice, Media, MIL OSI, Military coups, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Parliament, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Sitiveni Rabuka, Text  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: ‘I was coerced into the 1987 coup,’ admits Sitiveni Rabuka

By Sri Krishnamurthi of Asia-Pacific Report A repentant Sitiveni Rabuka, the Fiji military strongman who sparked off the country’s “coup culture” in 1987, admits he was “coerced” by the defeated Alliance party into carrying out the first coup. Three decades after I watched Lieutenant-Colonel Sitiveni Rabuka walking Parliamentarians out of the back door of Parliament […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Sixteen candidates to contest the 2018 Wentworth by-election [28 September 2018]

By   /  September 28, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Electoral Commission, Elections, English, Justice, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Sixteen candidates to contest the 2018 Wentworth by-election [28 September 2018]

Source: Australian Electoral Commission Updated: 28 September 2018 Sixteen candidates have nominated to contest the 2018 Wentworth by-election, the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) announced today. The candidate nominations, in ballot paper order, that were officially declared at midday today are: CALLANAN, Robert – Katter’s Australian Party KANAK, Dominic Wy – The Greens HIGSON, Shayne – […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: AEC to declare candidates for the 2018 Wentworth by-election [26 September 2018]

By   /  September 27, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Electoral Commission, Elections, English, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New South Wales, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: AEC to declare candidates for the 2018 Wentworth by-election [26 September 2018]

Source: Australian Electoral Commission Updated: 26 September 2018 The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) will officially declare the candidates for the 2018 Wentworth federal by-election at midday on Friday 28 September.  Following the declaration of the candidates, the Divisional Returning Officer for Wentworth will conduct the random draw for positions on the ballot paper. The declaration […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Over 103,000 eligible electors enrolled to vote in the 2018 Wentworth by-election [25 September 2018]

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Electoral Commission, Elections, English, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Over 103,000 eligible electors enrolled to vote in the 2018 Wentworth by-election [25 September 2018]

Source: Australian Electoral Commission Updated: 25 September 2018 A total of 103,810 eligible electors are enrolled to vote in the Wentworth by-election, to be held on Saturday 20 October 2018.   It is compulsory for eligible electors enrolled in the federal electoral division of Wentworth to vote in the by-election. For more information on the 2018 […]

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MIL-Evening Report: USTKE fights for Kanak rights in defiance of ‘dishonest’ referendum

By   /  September 23, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APJS newsfile, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Elections, English, Evening Report, Featured, history, Human Rights, Matignon Accord, MIL OSI, New Caledonia, New Caledonia referendum, Noumea Accord, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, referendum, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: USTKE fights for Kanak rights in defiance of ‘dishonest’ referendum

As New Caledonia’s November 4 referendum on independence approaches, both pro and anti-independence groups are ramping up their campaigns. But, as Michael Andrew reports, some groups are choosing not to participate, arguing that the referendum is “unfair and dishonest”. For many Kanaks, the upcoming independence referendum is a chance to reclaim control of New Caledonia, […]

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MIL-Evening Report: PMC Seminar: Fiji’s General Election – the calm before the storm?

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Elections, English, Evening Report, Event, Fiji, Media, Melanesia, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: PMC Seminar: Fiji’s General Election – the calm before the storm?

Event date and time:  Wednesday, November 7, 2018 – 16:30 – 18:00 ACADEMIC MEDIA ASSIGNMENT IN FIJIFiji is facing a General Election soon – the second post-coup election with the first in 2014 – but the date has yet to be set. Fiji-born digital media postgraduate student and journalist Sri Krishnamurthi was in Fiji to […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Time is running out to enrol for the Wentworth by-election [18 September 2018]

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Electoral Commission, Elections, English, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New South Wales, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Time is running out to enrol for the Wentworth by-election [18 September 2018]

Source: Australian Electoral Commission Updated: 19 September 2018 The Australian Electoral Commission today reminded voters that the electoral roll for the Wentworth by-election will close at 8pm Monday 24 September 2018.   Australian Electoral Officer for New South Wales, Warwick Austin said that all Australian citizens aged 18 years and over and living in the federal […]

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