Community Café Dialogues

Discussing Australia’s Refugee Policy with the People Most Affected by It


This is Our Story

A PaCSIA-led Community Consultation, Dialogue and Commemoration Event


Panguna Dialogue Project

Dialogue Brings Former Enemies Together


Panguna Dialogue Project

Sharing Stories of Strength from Different Communities


Panguna Dialogue Project

Working with Local Communities in Bougainville


Brave New Welcome

A Participatory Media and Intercultural Dialogue Project for Young People


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…

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…

Start of Phase 2 of the Bougainville Transition Dialogues

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With generous support from UNDP through the Supporting Peace in Bougainville Project and Misereor e.V. (the German Catholic Bishops' Organisation for Development Cooperation) Peace and Conflict Studies Institute Australia (PaCSIA)…