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My Thoughts On Two Weeks In Papua New Guinea

After about three days in Papua New Guinea, I’m no longer amazed by Google ads about Jesus. They’re everywhere – at least five of them, all different in a single entry. 1,441 more words

Papua New Guinea

44 Days: 75 Squadron and the fight for Australia

44 Days
75 Squadron and the fight for Australia
By Michael Veitch

Published by Hachette Australia
RRP $32.99 in paperback; 352 pages
ISBN: 9780733633638

Michael Veitch’s previous books include the critically acclaimed accounts of Australian pilots in World War II, HEROES OF THE SKIES, FLY, and FLAK. 447 more words

Military History Books

The War Comes To Australia

Papua New Guinea was until 1975 a mandated external territory of Australia, so technically you could say the war came to Australia’s shores. In 1905 the colonial British, southern half of Papua New Guinea was transferred to Australian administration. 300 more words

Port Moresby

Day One: Sydney To Port Moresby

The day had come, it was time to head off for the adventure of a lifetime. Early departure meant early rising. After meeting the rest of my fellow trekkers at our designated point at the airport, we made our way through check in and passport check to have breakfast. 217 more words

Port Moresby

Crowd waiting outside Parliament

Vote of no confidence going on PNG parliament 22.07.2016.


Not your typical destination

Commonly confused as a country in Africa (because of Guinea I guess), Papau New Guinea (PNG) is actually in the South Pacific (Oceania continent). It’s less than 2 hours flight from Cairns, Australia. 689 more words

Papua New Guinea Moves to End Student Protests After Violence

A court has granted an injunction to the University of Papua New Guinea in the capital Port Moresby to stop students from protesting on campus, after police opened fire on demonstrators Wednesday. 239 more words