Category: Kiap

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My Last Years as a Kiap

From 23 April 1953 to 27 August 1976 I was a field administrator or kiap in Papua New Guinea. The administrative areas now called Provinces were called Districts. I served in Eastern Highlands, Western...

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RECOLLECTIONS OF DES CLANCY, ADMIRED KIAP

Jim Sinclair writes – The tributes that poured in following Des Clancy’s death in Perth in November inevitably referred not only to Des’s competence but to his warmth, charm and almost constant smile. I...

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The Bragge Collection and ‘History of the Sepik’ – now at James Cook University

The Bragge Collection is a new, exciting and significant donation to the James Cook University Cairns Campus Library and the Cairns Institute. Laurie Bragge’s generous donation has been gifted to JCU to facilitate further...

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Vale Richard Hill

A service for Richard Christopher Hill 28 January 1936 – 30 June 2019 will be held at 10.30 on Tuesday 9 July 2019 at 202 Eumundi-Noosa Rd, Noosaville QLD 4566 With refreshments to follow...

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Memories by Mark Lynch

In August 1959, having just turned eighteen, Mark Lynch was at the Australian School of Pacific Administration (ASOPA) in Sydney, undergoing an intense course about a complex and fascinating place, tackling subjects from land...

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A Character in PNG by Graham Hardy

Many characters from Australia and other countries were attracted to PNG before and after World War II. In October 1952 I arrived in Port Moresby together with five other cadet patrol officers, following our...