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A united Pacific … a stronger Pacific.

Senator the Hon Penny Wong, the new Australian Foreign Minister, visited Fiji four days into the new Government to speak at the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat In her speech on 26 May 2022 Penny Wong has promised: ‘…we will work with you to make our Pacific Family even stronger. We will listen. We will hear you …’ Senator Wong met ...

No Strings Attached says Australia’s Foreign Minister

The new Australian Foreign Minister, Senator the Hon Penny Wong, has flagged a new era of co-operation with its Pacific neighbours whilst speaking at the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat in Fiji. Wong has sent a clear message that Australia’s commitment to Pacific nations includes developing closer ties with the region. “Australia will be a partner that doesn’t ...

PM Marape opens 37th Australia-PNG Business Forum

The 37th Australia Papua New Guinea Business Forum & Trade Expo (apngbc.org.au) was held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, and online, from 23 to 25 May 2022. This premier annual bilateral business forum was opened by PNG Prime Minister the Hon James Marape on 24 May 2022. Read PM Marape’s speech here: President of the Business ...

PNGAA Brisbane lunch – 31 July 2022, 11.30am Ship Inn – RSVP 28/7/22

Put the date in your diary now and RSVP through the link below! Everyone welcome, members, friends and family. Always an enjoyable gathering! Date: 31 July 2022 Time: 11.30am Location: The Ship Inn – Southbank (Sidon St, South Brisbane) Duration: 3 hr 30 min Cost: $10.00 Donation to PNGAA Projects. Drinks and meals at own expense. RSVP date: Thursday 28 July 2022 Contact(s): ...

Lunch at Toronto, NSW, will support Sepik Dental Project – 5 October 2022

PNGAA Members and Friends, all welcome – please RSVP by 20 September 2022. Date: Wednesday 5 October 2022 – 11.30am (Note – change of date!) Venue: Royal Motor Yacht Club, 6 Arnott Street Toronto NSW This central NSW coast event, apart from being an opportunity to get together with friends old and new, will feature a presentation by ...

80th Anniversary Commemorative Service & Dinner in Canberra

80th Anniversary Commemorative Service & Dinner in Canberra

  Everyone is welcome to attend the events for the 80th Anniversary Commemorative Service and Dinner for the Montevideo Maru and fall of New Guinea islands.  These events will be held in Canberra on Friday 1 July 2022. Enquiries to admin@memorial.org.au. Full details can be found by clicking here:     RMVM  

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