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RSIPF contingents depart to Australia on training purpose

RSIPF Commissioner Mangau and RAPPP Commander Osborne sending off RSIPF contigent at the International Airport

Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) contingent, led by Deputy Director of the National Response Department (PRT) Superintendent Lionel Kapisa departed Honiara for Brisbane, Australia today 14 January 2022.  The contingent consists of ten National Response Department (NRD) officers from…

Less worker exploitation under the SWP

Seasonal workers stranded in Australia Uniting Church in Australia Synod of Victoria and Tasmania 810x635 1

by Mark Zirnsak When the pandemic hit, Pacific Island countries closed their borders to workers hired through the federal government’s Seasonal Worker Programme (SWP), preventing them from returning home. It was understandable – the health systems in these countries would…

RSIPF completed POM training conducted by AFP in Honiara

Operators advancing during the exercise

Police Response Team (PRT) of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) completed level three Public Order Management (POM) training, which was conducted by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) Specialist Tactical Group at Rove police headquarters on 10 January 2022.…

Premier Mesepitu pays courtesy call to Opposition Leader

The Two Leaders paused for a photo shoot after their successful meeting yesterday

Newly elected Premier of Western Province, Hon. Chris Mesepitu yesterday held a courtesy visit to the Leader of Opposition. According to the Premier, it was proper that he staged the visit in appreciation for the support given by the Opposition…