PNGAA Christmas Lunch, CANBERRA ACT – 10 Dec 2022
When: Saturday, 10 December 2022
Venue: Pavilion Hotel, 242 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra
Time: 12 – 4pm
Cost: $ 61.22 pp, includes a 3-course buffet. Drinks from the bar are a personal expense.
RSVP: 3 December 2022
Bookings via https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pngaa-christmas-luncheon-tickets-423803697267
Please contact Sharfel directly on 6250 9187 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any specific dietary requirements.
Contact: John Reeves, mobile 0448 483 932, email email@example.com
Transport/ Parking: Parking is available in the Pavilion, and Canberra light rail stops almost in front of the venue.
Special Notes: The guest speaker will be Dr Henry Ivarature, Deputy Director of the ANU College of Security.
Dr Henry Ivarature has worked and travelled extensively in the Pacific Islands for over 28 years doing research and writing about development issues. He has worked at the National Research Institute and the at the Department of Prime Minister & NEC; as a regional civil servant with the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat in Fiji and the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance in Canberra.
Dr Ivarature’s areas of research and writing is cross-disciplinary and covers the areas of medical sociology, health, politics and political instability, regionalism, education (the politics of free education in PNG), governance and democracy, particularly elections.
Dr Ivarature’s current areas of research are in understanding political instability, particularly, in the Western Pacific (PNG, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu) looking more closely at the executive stability. He has also looked at other Pacific Island countries like Kiribati, Nauru, and Tuvalu.
Members and friends all welcome!