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PNG ‘Chalkies’ Honoured by NSW Department of Education

The NSW Department of Education has paid tribute to a unique group of former teachers who served our country during the Vietnam War period. (L-R) Christopher Charles, Director, School Operations and Performance, Ken Boston, a former Education director-general and Ken Stevenson, representative of the Teachers’ sub-branch of the NSW RSL, with the honour roll for staff ...

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 years collecting butterflies with his family in their spare time. In 2018 the collection was donated to the Australian National Insect Collection, CSIRO. Where: ...

See footage on PNG! National Film & Sound Archives, Canberra – Friday 22 November 2019

PNGAA members have a special opportunity to visit the NFSA and experience film footage on Papua New Guinea including sound and still images. There is a range of fascinating material starting from the 1930s when gold prospectors penetrated the highland areas of central New Guinea with maps and bulky 35 mm camera equipment, through to 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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