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New name for PNGAA journal – entries due 14 January 2020

You are invited to suggest a new name for the quarterly journal of the Papua New Guinea Association of Australia Inc. (PNGAA) Your PNGAA committee is acting on popular member sentiment to refresh our brand and reflect the times by changing the name of our journal.     The current title, ‘Una Voce’ – Latin for ‘with one ...

About the PNGAA Collection – Cheryl Marvell, 2019 PNGAA Christmas Luncheon

Hello everyone, I have been in the job of Archivist of the PNGAA Collection since the end of August 2019. The lovely Murrough Benson, our Treasurer, took me through the ropes and showed me what was waiting for my attention in the storage unit at Chatswood where the collection is housed at the moment. My first job ...

Bougainville poll supports independence

The people of Bougainville have voted overwhelmingly in favour of becoming independent from Papua New Guinea.   97% of the Bougainville population endorsed the vote promised as part of a 2001 peace agreement to end the devastating civil war in Bougainville.  The Peace Agreement says that the PNG and Bougainville governments will now have to ‘consult’.  The ...

PNGAA 2019 Sydney Christmas Luncheon – Sunday 1 December 2019

It’s always a great day as we catch up with friends old and new and share the Christmas spirit, so put it in your diary and gather your friends to come along – see you there! WHERE: Killara Golf Club, 556 Pacific Highway, Sydney, Time: 11.30 am to 3.30 pm PARKING: Plenty of parking at the club; 10 ...

PNGAA Christmas Luncheon, Melbourne – 23 November 2019

All welcome. When: Saturday, 23 November, 2019  Time: 11.30 am–3.30 pm Where: Caulfield RSL, St George’s Road, Elsternwick (Melbourne) Lunch: Christmas menu – to be confirmed Payment on day – approx cost: $25–30 pp, plus a $10 cover charge…funds raised go towards cost of  room hire for venue and our PNGAA Collection fund. Payment on day. Merchandise available to purchase: Books, videos, PNGAA tote bag. Parking: ...

PNGAA Perth – Christmas Luncheon – 29 November 2019

When: Friday, 29 November 2019 Time: 11.30 am Where: Royal Australian Air Force Association Club,Air Force Memorial Estate, 2 Bull Creek Drive, Bull Creek, WA 6149 Everyone is welcome and we are looking forward to meeting people who spent time in Papua New Guinea. The winner of the raffle for the beautiful quilt (seen in the photo) made by Jill ...

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