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Australian Federal Court sanity over citizenship issues – at long last!

Australian Federal Court sanity over citizenship issues – at long last!

STEFAN ARMBRUSTER | SBS News | If you have a similar story, contact Stefan: stefan.armbruster@sbs.com.au Like so many Australians, when Troy went to renew his Australian passport, he was told he wasn’t a citizen. Almost five years ago Troyrone (Troy) Zen Lee did what thousands of Australians do every day; applied to renew his passport. What he did not ...

Kicking off a little PNG power for the Olympics and Matildas!

Kicking off a little PNG power for the Olympics and Matildas!

PNG power in Aussie Matildas! 18 year old soccer sensation Mary Fowler unleashed a 20 metre strike to score a stunning extra time goal in the Matildas Olympics 4:3 win over Great Britain to make the semi finals.  With goals by Captain Sam Kerr and Alanna Kennedy, and ‘Player of the Match – goalkeeper Teagan ...

ASEAN agriculture visa undermines Pacific Seasonal Workers Program

ASEAN agriculture visa undermines Pacific Seasonal Workers Program

A new farm work visa will be offered to residents from 10 South-East Asian countries to help Australian farmers harvest their crops. These include Indonesia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Singapore, the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Brunei and Cambodia. Jonathan Pryke, Director of the Pacific Islands Program at the Lowy Institute, says: ‘…the government is right to leave no stone ...

The September PNG Kundu is out now!

The September PNG Kundu is out now!

Another exciting issue from PNGAA has just hit the letterboxes of subscribed members. Packed full of news, events, recently published books and fascinating stories from members (and, occasionally, friends) this issue is a great read. For those in extended lockdown in various parts of Australia this will stop you climbing the walls! Our special thanks ...

2021 South East Qld Ex-Kiap Reunion – Sunday, 14 November 2021

Kawana Waters Hotel, 136 Nicklin Way, Buddina, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. Time: 11am all day RSVP: 16 October 2021 (see below) This will be followed by breakfast on Monday morning, 15 November, at Bellissimo’s Restaurant on the Esplanade at Mooloolaba overlooking the beach – for those who can make it. This Invitation is extended to all Kiaps, their families, their ...

Join in a walk along the Kokoda Memorial Walkway, Concord (Sydney) -  Tuesday 7 September 2021 9.30am

Join in a walk along the Kokoda Memorial Walkway, Concord (Sydney) – Tuesday 7 September 2021 9.30am

Tuesday, 7 September 2021 – Kokoda Memorial Walkway Event 9.30-12nn Venue: Kokoda Memorial Walkway Killoola Street, Rhodes Park, Concord (Sydney) Registration: collection@pngaa.net or Cheryl Marvell (phone number in PNG Kundu) Join in a walk along this pleasant track which weaves along the Sydney foreshore. PNGAA has had early discussions with the Kokoda Walkway Memorial and Canada Bay Council ...

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