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ASOPA Study Project

Alexandra Frost is a Higher Degree Research Student at the University of Sydney, investigating the student experience, education, and training at the Australian School of Pacific Administration (ASOPA). As part of her research study, she is conducting a survey of people who attended, taught or worked at ASOPA in the period . Taking part in this …

March 2024 PNG Kundu out now!

By now PNGAA members would have received the March 2024 issue of PNG Kundu – and we hope you’re enjoying the many diverse articles and other info it includes (we gets many lovely comments which are wonderful to see, and always enjoy feedback, so do let us know!) PNGAA’s huge, HUGE thanks and grateful appreciation …

Historic address by PNG Prime Minister, James Marape, in Australian Parliament

PNG Prime Minister James Marape made history today 8 February 2024 becoming the first Pacific leader to address the Australian Parliament. An outstanding, comprehensive, powerful and humble speech that made any Australian/PNG person very proud. Mr Marape spoke after excellent speeches by Australian Prime Minister, Anthony Albanese, and Opposition Leader Peter Dutton – all speeches highlighted our …

The PNGAA Management Committee had its inaugural meeting for 2024 last evening (10 January) and what a productive meeting it was! Members hooked in from Queensland, NSW, Victoria and Western Australia! We thought you’d like an update. First up was welcoming our newest member, Kylee Andersen, from Perth. If you haven’t already, you’ll …

PNGAA AGM Nominations due 5pm 31 January 2023! Several positions need volunteers!

PNGAA AGM Nominations due 5pm 31 January 2023!!!  Please consider nominating and send your signed forms in now.  Information and nomination forms are available to members at: https://pngaa.org/documents-relating-to-the-2023-agm/ Either scan or photograph them and email to admin@pngaa.net PNGAA urgently needs volunteers for: PNGAA Treasurer: Our current Treasurer, Murrough Benson has been on the committee for 7 years now and needs …

Check your your membership expiry on the address label of the December's PNG Kundu- and renew now!

Check your your membership expiry on the address label of the December’s PNG Kundu- and renew now!

The December 2022 issue of PNG Kundu was posted out on 21 October 2022 and is about to hit members’ letterboxes or inboxes. PNGAA asks that you check your address label on the envelope for your membership expiry date and if you need to renew for 2023, please assist by doing it now. Details are in …

BOOK LAUNCH KOKODA LEGEND-CAPTAIN SAM TEMPLETON by David Howell

When: Wednesday 3 July 2024, 6 for 6.30pm Where: East Malvern RSL, Stanley Grose Dr, Malvern East VIC 3145. Cost: Free (finger food & open bar will be provided to guests on the night) RSVP: info@kokodahistorical.com.au Key Note Speaker-Historian Carl Johnson author of Mud Over Blood-Stories of the 39th Battalion-1941-1943. If you have trekked Kokoda, then the campsite of Templeton’s …

Sharing Histories: Kiap Tribute Event

These photographs were taken at the Sharing Histories event at the National Archives of Australia, 20 November 2010.  

PNGAA Networking event in Cairns

PNGAA Networking event in Cairns

There is PNG Networking event scheduled for Cairns as shown below. If you happen to be in the area at that time, you may find this event attractive. EVENT – PNG Networking – Ex Kiaps, family & Friends  DATE  –  Saturday 27 July 2024 TIME –   Midday to 8pm PLACE – Restaurant at the Yorkeys Knob Boating Club. The Club …

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