This is Our Story

A PaCSIA-led Community Consultation, Dialogue and Commemoration Event 2013


Panguna Dialogue Project

Dialogue Brings Former Enemies Together 2016


Panguna Dialogue Project

Sharing Stories of Strength from Different Communities 2016


Panguna Dialogue Project

Storytelling with the Meekamui 2016


Melanesian Peace Dialogue Network

Cultural Exchange 2017


Melanesian Peace Dialogue Network

Experience Sharing Workshop 2019


Creative Peace: Our Living Culture

Body Sculptures 2019


Creative Peace: Our Living Culture

Performance in Siwai 2019


Bougainville Transition Dialogues

Facilitator Briefing in Buin 2020


Bougainville Transition Dialogues

Connecting Village Leaders with the PNG Government 2022


Community Café Dialogues

Connecting Communities through Constructive Conversations


We design and conduct research, consulting and training in the areas of conflict analysis, conflict transformation & peacebuilding to facilitate constructive engagement with conflict.

PaCSIA is a not-for-profit organisation located in Brisbane, Australia. We design and conduct research, consulting and training in the areas of conflict analysis, conflict transformation and peacebuilding, and engage in culturally sensitive, dialogical research and practice. PaCSIA actively supports the prevention of violence and contributes to public debate and better understanding of peace and conflict through facilitation of dialogue and constructive conflict engagement processes. PaCSIA members come from a range of academic and professional backgrounds and have extensive expertise in research, practice and academia.

Here’s some of our recent work…

Bougainville Transition Dialogues Phase 2 Annual Report published

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Phase 2 of the Bougainville Transition Dialogues started in the middle of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic and during a time when the Australian international borders were closed. This required significant…

Wokabaut Senis – Walkabout for peaceful change in Bougainville

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PaCSIA is proud to present the documentary Wokabaut Senis, which showcases the work of our Bougainville Transition Dialogues project. The Autonomous Region of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea was ravaged…

Rio Tinto commits to assessment of Panguna mine legacy

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By Volker Boege The giant mining multinational Rio Tinto is finally willing to face the environmental catastrophe its former Panguna gold and copper mine left behind on Bougainville. This is…

Rio Tinto on Panguna – more hollow talk?

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By Volker Boege PaCSIA has worked with communities affected by the environmental, social, cultural and health legacies of the Panguna copper mine in Bougainville for several years, commencing with the…