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Visit to Sacred Heart International Catholic School in Vunapope, April 2024

Visit to Sacred Heart International Catholic School in Vunapope, April 2024

A school visit. by Sandy Miller It was an unexpected privilege to make a school visit during our trip to PNG in April 2024. Andrea Williams, assisted by Dame Sandra Lau, coordinated a visit for a few of us to the Sacred Heart International Catholic School, and Mary Immaculate Catholic Primary school in Vunapope. We arrived on …

Gift Subscription to the PNGAA

Are you enjoying your subscription to the PNGAA? Do you know someone who might enjoy a subscription to the PNGAA? If so, the process for making such a “gift” to that person can be found below. The PNGAA produces a quarterly journal called the PNG KUNDU which is 64 full colour glossy pages containing articles about news …

ASOPA Study Project

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 …

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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