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In Conversation with PNG Police Commissioner and Pandemic Controller David Manning – online 25 June 2021 10am

Papua New Guinea has been contending with a Covid-19 outbreak that has put its fragile health system under intense pressure. Case numbers have in recent weeks stabilised but there are concerns that vaccine hesitancy and limited resources are leaving the country facing the threat of a third wave of cases. Since early 2020, Police Commissioner David ...

Packing of the June 2021 PNG Kundu in Sydney

Packing of the June 2021 PNG Kundu in Sydney

The posting out of the PNGAA journal, PNG Kundu, has been handled by a happy group of volunteers on a Thursday morning every quarter at the spacious surrounds of the Chatswood Bowling Club.  Yesterday the labels and the posting were done together, rather than separately, as has been occurring.  Everyone is busy but, as well, there ...

Julianne Ross Allcorn - Finalist in both the Archibald and Wynne 2021

Julianne Ross Allcorn – Finalist in both the Archibald and Wynne 2021

The amazingly talented and gifted Julianne Ross Allcorn has done it again! PNGAA heartily congratulates Juli on being awarded a double finalist with the Archibald and Wynne Prizes in 2021 with her works titled ‘I listen and they tell me the bush news’ and ‘Thesaurium insula (treasured island)’. This is an enormous and well deserved ...

Tales of PNG 2 with Bob Lawrence and Lesley Wengembo - 6 June 2021

Tales of PNG 2 with Bob Lawrence and Lesley Wengembo – 6 June 2021

Sara Turner’s last official function as event coordinator was held on Sunday 6 June 2021 and what a fabulous day it was! With Bob Lawrence carrying the audience away with amusing anecdotes from the Pacific Islands Monthly (PIM) about Robbie Robson, Judy Tudor, Stuart Inder and Gus Smales, along with characters of the Pacific – Amelia ...

Book Launch of Paradiso by Steve Capelin - 9 July 2021

Book Launch of Paradiso by Steve Capelin – 9 July 2021

PARADISO BY STEVE CAPELIN: A STORY OF ITALIAN EMIGRANTS AND A 19TH CENTURY SCAM Date and Tme: Friday 09 July 2021 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Where: In store at Avid Reader Bookshop / ZOOM Online Register until 09 July 2021 4:00 PM This event commences instore and online at 6.30pm (AEST) Register on the tab in this link: https://avidreader.com.au/events/steve-capelin-paradiso A ...

Last Post Ceremony at AWM commemorates the NGVR and Cpl George Williams Spensley NGX490 - 1 July 2021

Last Post Ceremony at AWM commemorates the NGVR and Cpl George Williams Spensley NGX490 – 1 July 2021

On 1 July 2021 the Last Post Ceremony at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra, will commemorate the New Guinea Volunteer Rifles and Corporal George William Spensley NGX490. Anyone is welcome to attend however you need to confirm by email to: admin@memorial.org.au or on the AWM website. Entry for the Last Post ceremony will commence from 4:20 ...

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