Radio Australia
today at 00:53. Facebook
"It's important that we are showing our dissent to this very patriarchal, bullying and militaristic form of politics... because it's not helping anyone in the Pacific."

Fijian activist calls on the Pacific not to stand silent in the Trump era
Radio Australia
yesterday at 07:00. Facebook
The French Polynesia High Commission said three people were injured in the floods, one seriously, while more than 100 homes were destroyed.

Tahiti residents evacuated, airport closed after heavy flooding
Radio Australia
yesterday at 00:36. Facebook
Melanesian culture and customs are at the heart of Vanuatu's 15-year development plan.

Traditional values to guide Vanuatu's development blueprint
Radio Australia
yesterday at 00:31. Facebook
75 years ago today, the Japanese Army captured Rabaul on the Island of New Britain in Papua New Guinea. It was there that they would establish their base for military and naval operations in the South Pacific.

PNG's Rabaul to commemorate 75th anniversary of Japanese invasion
Radio Australia
01/22/2017 at 20:30. Facebook
Albums are launched, stars are made and fans feast on a banquet of the best country music each year at Australia's Tamworth Country Music Festival.

On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday morning this week, Anna Moulder from ABC New England North West will take you live to the streets of Tamworth for exclusive interviews and performances from some of Australia's best known and up and coming...
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Radio Australia
01/22/2017 at 05:17. Facebook
UPDATE: The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre advises "there is no longer a tsunami threat from this earthquake".

A magnitude-7.9 earthquake has struck 47 kilometres west of Arawa on Bougainville Island in Papua New Guinea.

Follow the latest coverage via ABC News

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Tsunami 'possible' after magnitude-8 earthquake hits off PNG coast
Radio Australia
01/21/2017 at 02:48. Facebook
Making their morning rounds, the doctors are here delivering the best medicine they can offer — laughter.
Take a look at the work of the Clown Doctors who are celebrating 20 years, they became a regular program at the children's hospital in January 1997
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Radio Australia
01/20/2017 at 10:45. Facebook
Hear live coverage of Donald Trump's inauguration and first speech as US President on Radio Australia via ABC News 24 from 2am Saturday Australian time. Find out how to listen here: [ Link ]

When will Donald Trump be president (officially)?
Radio Australia
01/20/2017 at 00:15. Facebook
An ancient Aboriginal settlement and aquaculture site in south-west Victoria is a step closer to being named a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Ancient Aboriginal site a step closer to World Heritage status
Radio Australia
01/19/2017 at 12:24. Facebook
Refugees who fled war-torn Syria and Iraq are given a taste of a classic summer tradition, diving headfirst into their first swim at an Australian beach.

Syrian, Iraq refugees dive into first Queensland summer swim
Radio Australia
01/19/2017 at 10:05. Facebook
Billboards featuring two girls in hijabs are set to be erected around the country after an Australia Day billboard was taken down in Melbourne.

Australia Day hijab billboards to be installed nationwide
Radio Australia
01/19/2017 at 05:59. Facebook
Scientists map the 100-year-old brains of two extinct thylacines to reveal how the carnivore was wired to be a predator.

Scans reveal how Tasmanian tiger brain was wired to kill
Radio Australia
01/18/2017 at 08:28. Facebook
Hundreds of people have given money to fund an advertising campaign featuring two girls in hijabs, after an Australia Day billboard which used their photo was taken down following complaints.

Crowd-funding raises thousands towards new ad campaign featuring girls in hijabs
Radio Australia
01/17/2017 at 05:06. Facebook
Visual artist Calista Lyon took 157 portraits of all the residents of her regional home town to highlight the age gap.

Artist photographs 157 people in home town to highlight regional age gap
Radio Australia
01/17/2017 at 00:04. Facebook
This photo of the sky over New Cobar and Peak Gold Mines, in New South Wales, was taken using 150 shots layered on top of each other.

Photo taken by ABC Open contributor Klae McGuinness.
The NSW Multiculturalism Minister has been criticised by Indigenous leaders after describing the date of Australia day as not controversial.

Australia Day 'not controversial' says NSW Minister for Multiculturalism
The Seasteading Institute has spent five years researching the potential for what it describes as permanent communities floating at sea, and hopes construction will start in 2019.

World's first custom-built floating city to rise in French Polynesian waters
14 years after being introduced to the Solomon Islands, futsal has become the country's de facto national sport and the country is producing players that can beat their Australian opponents.

Futsal unites Solomon Islands after ethnic tensions
Australia has distanced itself from the concluding statement of the Middle East Peace conference in Paris.

Australia distances itself from Paris talks conclusion
Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg criticises Japan for whaling in the wake of a meeting between Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his Japanese counterpart.

Japanese whaling criticised by Government in wake of Sea Shepherd footage