Collection MS 1292 - Papers relating to the Western State movement, Solomon Islands.

Western Provincial Headquarters, Gizo, Report of the Spill-Over Effect & Contingency Plan; Ts... Communique. The Western Province Ethnic Tension. Malaita Western – Premiers Excursion; Ts., fax, ... Milner Tozaka, Provincial Government Review, SICHE-ANU Conference on Governance 16th-17th March 2... Excerpt from Western Provincial Assembly (Solomon Islands), Budget Session [1999/2000] Proceeding... Western Leaders Consultative Meeting, 3rd-4th April 2000, Gizo. Venue Gizo Hotel, Programme and n... Western Leaders Consultative Meeting, A Joint Communique by the Leaders of the Western Province, ... Hon. Premiers Welcome Speech at the Opening of the Second Western Leaders Consultative Meeting, 2... Western Eyes on Guadalcanal-Malaita Ethnic Tension. Issued by the Premier Western Province, at EU... Resolution of the Western Leaders Consultative Meeting, “Diversity in Unity”, Gizo, Western Provi... Hon. Premier Lilo, Western Province, Press Release by the Office of Premier (WP) on the Illegal T...
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Papers relating to the Western State movement, Solomon Islands.


  • 1998-2004 (Creation)

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2 reels; 35mm microfilm. Series 1, item 12 not microfilmed.
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Papers gathered on field research during the political crisis in the Solomon Islands. Some of the results of Dr Scales research have been published, see Ian Scales (2007) “The coup nobody noticed: the Solomon Islands Western State Movement in 2000”, Journal of Pacific History 42(2): 186-209.

Papers arranged in five series.
Series 1/1-36. Papers on the Western State Movement, 1999-2001.
Series 2/1-4. Papers relating to Solomon Islands Government Provincial Government Review Committee.
Series 3/1-11. Report of the State Government Task Force 2001.
Series 4/1-7. Newspaper cuttings related to the Western State Movement 1999-2001.
Series 5/1-2. Additional documents.
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Dr Ian Scales, Canberra, Australia

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