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See below for examples of where our experts and our research are cited in media stories about the issues we work on.

12 April 2020 - Jubilee urged Australia to use its influence to push for the permanent cancellation of all debt due from vulnerable countries in 2020. Jubilee spearheaded this call in Australia with Australian civil society organisations, and joined more than 100 international civil society organisations calling on creditor nations to permanently cancel all debt repayments:  'Calls for debt relief to help world's poorest nations fight coronavirus', The Guardian. 

9 April 2020 - The Save the Sepik campaign, a collaboration between Jubilee Australia, Project Sepik and Aid/Watch, was featured in an article in Radio New Zealand. Jubilee Australia's Luke Fletcher highlighted the destruction caused by riverine tailings disposal in Bougainville and Ok Tedi, and stated that PanAust's irresponsible plans for the Sepik must be rejected: ' 'Project Sepik' calls for PNG Govt to halt Frieda mining project', Radio New Zealand.

15 November 2019 - Jubilee Australia's Luke Fletcher was cited in an article about Bougainville's Panguna mine, speaking about the 'resource curse': ' This derelict mine caused a bloody war. Now Aussie companies are fighting over it again', Sydney Morning Herald. 

16 June 2019 - The proposed Frieda Mine and its potential environmental risk: Australian-based company's PNG mine could pose big environmental risk, The Guardian.

27 May 2019 - RNZ article on the recent land summit held in Papua New Guinea: NGOs accuse PNG government of land grab plan

3 April 2019 - Jubilee Australia's Luke Fletcher interviewed by Phillip Adams on Late Night Live: Australia's aid to the Pacific: good or bad news?

29 March 2019 - RNZ article about our report Enter the Dragon: Strange moves in Aus Aid funding questioned in new report

26 March 2019 - The Guardian article about our report Enter the Dragon: Coalition's Pacific bank misguided and has echoes of axed 1980s scheme, report warns

18 September 2018 - Jubilee Australia's Luke Fletcher interviewed by Phillip Adams on ABC's Late Night Live: To mine or not to mine - the question facing Bougainville.

14 September 2018 - Post Couriers's article about our report Growing Bougainville's Future: Report reveals that B'ville could prosper post-independence

13 September 2018 - Jubilee Australia's Christina Hill interviewed By Catherine Graue on ABC's Pacific Beat on the dangers of an over-reliance on extractive resources for Bougainville's economy

12 September 2018 - Crikey article by Scott Ludlam: New report signals bright outlook for Bougainville, despite dark past

9 May 2018 - Jubilee Australia's ED Dr Luke Fletcher interviewed by Phillip Adams on Late Night Live: On shaky ground: PNG's natural gas project.

1 May 2018 - Scott Ludlam opinion piece for the Guardian: ExxonMobil's project in PNG is economic parasitism.

30 April 2018 - Guardian article by Christopher Knaus and Helen Davidson about the PNG LNG project: Australian-backed gas project fails to deliver PNG economic boom - report.

30 April 2018 - Jubilee Australia's Dr Luke Fletcher interviewed by Lexi Metherell on ABC's AM: Australia must be held to account over divisive PNG LNG loan: NGO.

30 April 2018 -  The Courier article about the findings of our report, Double or Nothing: PNG better off without gas project: report

30 April 2018 - Post Courier article about the findings of our report, Double or Nothing: The embarrassing early negative effects of the LNG project.

2 May 2017 - Reuters article on the lifting of the mining moratorium in Bougainville: Mineral rich area of Papua New Guinea opens door to mining   

6 April 2017 - Jubilee Australia mentioned in Guardian article about Efic and Boikarabelo coal mine: Don't Fund Coal Mine, Activists Plead with Export Credit Agency

17 January 2017 - Jubilee Australia's work cited in Guardian article about Efic reform: Australia's export credit agency reform could fund offshoring of jobs, Senate inquiry told

21 August 2016 - Sydney Morning Herald article by Daniel Flitton, Rio Tinto's billion dollar mess: 'unprincipled, shameful and evil'

17 Augist 2016 -  Jubilee Australia's Luke Fletcher quoted in Australian MiningAnother Bougainville Battle Born?

2 October 2014 - Jubilee Australia Chair Luke Fletcher interviewed by ABC's Jemima Garrett: Jubilee Australia stands by Bougainville mine report

30 September 2014 - Guardian article by Helen Davidson: Bougainville landowners defend consultation over Panguna mine

17 September 2014 - Jubilee Australia's Brynnie Goodwill interviewed by Don Wiseman on Radio New Zealand International:  Bougainville report details worry over mining resumption

15 September 2014 - Guardian article by Helen Davidson on Jubilee Australia's recently launched Voices of Bougainville report, Opposition to Bougainville's Panguna mine 'higher than media suggest'

15 September 2014 - Jubilee Australia's Brynnie Goodwill interviewed by Bruce Hill on ABC's Radio AustraliaReport says lots of opposition to Bougainville mining

19 May, 2014 - Jubilee Australia's Pipe Dreams report referenced in The Nation:  ExxonMobil's New Guinea Nightmare

2 May 2014 - Jubilee Australia referenced in the Huffington Post piece: US Should Pull Funding From Exxon's Deadly Pipeline Project

 May 2014 - Jubilee Australia interviewed on 2SER's AidWorks program: Jubilee Australia Calls on ExxonMobil to address liability concerns in PNG's Tumbi Quarry land slide allegations

18 March 2014 - Jubilee Australia's Brynnie Goodwill quoted in the Herald SunBHP, Rio Score $110m 'Soft Loan' From Export Finance and Insurance Corporation for Chile Copper Mine

15 May, 2013 - Reporting by Open Government's Partnership Campaigner, Peter Timmins, about Jubilee's efforts to remove EFIC's blanket exemption from the Freedom of Information Act (Read).

13 May, 2013 - Jubilee Australia in the Sydney Morning Herald criticising EFIC's plans to finance Rio Tinto's Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia ( Read).

13 May 2013 - Jubilee Australia Chair, Luke Fletcher, writes in New Matilda on why we need tighter EFIC legislation ( Read). 

14 March 2013 - Jubilee Australia's Carmelan Polce quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald: Rio Tinto Waits on Oyu Tolgoi Financing