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DIY Surfboards

Surfers in PNG are learning the traditional Hawaiian techniques of timber surfboard building from renowned Australian surfboard shapers Tom Wegener and Bryan Bates. Members of the Tupira Surf Club in Madang Province were taught...

When Malcolm Fraser stopped military intervention in PNG

Malcolm Fraser, Australia’s 22nd prime minister, died aged 84. One little known story about Fraser’s time as Defence Minister under Liberal Prime Minister John Gorton was that he averted Australian military intervention in Papua...

PNG Visas for Australians

Sir Peter Barter, Chair of the Madang Visitors and Cultural Bureau, took up the issue of  PNG Visas for Australians with the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Rimbik Pato, at the opening of the Cairns...