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Read many stories and incidents and thoughts contributed over the years.

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Vale Richard Hill

A service for Richard Christopher Hill 28 January 1936 – 30 June 2019 will be held at 10.30 on Tuesday 9 July 2019 at 202 Eumundi-Noosa Rd, Noosaville QLD 4566 With refreshments to follow...


My Early Days in TPNG by Mike Smith

Having just completed my electrical apprenticeship I applied for and was successful in obtaining a position as electrical fitter and mechanic with the Commonwealth Department of Works. I arrived in Port Moresby at 6...


The Sole Survivor by Ralph Sawyer

Congratulations are due to Philip Selth for his balanced article on John Joseph Murphy in Una Voce’s March 2019 Issue. ‘The Trials of Mangrove Murphy’ highlights one of the common problems that occurs when...


mi Meri Tolai by Lawrence Cremin

For those people who are not ex-PNG the Tolai people live in the Rabaul area of New Britain. Meri is the Pidgin word for female. Muriel Larner referred to herself as ‘mi Meri Tolai’....