Category: Places

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Misima After Thirty Years

In 2018 I was working in Papua New Guinea and on one of my field breaks, I met my wife, Dympna, in Moresby and we made a short visit to Misima Island, in the...

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PNG in the News

Featuring articles and news reports about contemporary Papua New Guinea—also included are the nation’s sporting achievements and events, and stories about young people doing interesting things— we encourage young people to become involved in...

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Bob Gotts’ Butterfly Collection – 25 November 2019, Australian National Insect Collection, CSIRO, Canberra

The colourful butterflies of PNG add to this extraordinary country’s beauty and colour. This is a rare opportunity to see Bob Gotts’ amazing collection! Bob Gotts went to PNG to teach and spent 60...

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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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Disaster Struck the Garden City

It has been twenty-five years since the major eruption on 19 September 1994 of volcanoes Vulcan and Tavurvur, destroyed the once-picturesque coastal town of Rabaul, then the capital of East New Britain Province. THERE...