Papua New Guinea



'She wastes cassava': Navigating infertility in the Pacific

Pacific Islanders are renowned for having big, tight-knit families, but this can create problems for women who struggle with fertility. 
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'She wastes cassava': Navigating infertility in the Pacific

Pacific Islanders are renowned for having big, tight-knit families, but this can create problems for women who struggle with fertility. 

Graphic novel about refugee experience wins $30,000 and top prize at literary awards

Artist, writer and educator Safdar Ahmed has won Book of the Year and the Multicultural NSW Award at the NSW Premier's Literary Awards for Still Alive.
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Graphic novel about refugee experience wins $30,000 and top prize at literary awards

Artist, writer and educator Safdar Ahmed has won Book of the Year and the Multicultural NSW Award at the NSW Premier's Literary Awards for Still Alive.

Papua New Guinea grapples with tuberculosis epidemic

Australia's nearest neighbour, Papua New Guinea is a global hotspot for tuberculosis, while the world's attention has been focused on COVID-19.There are now calls for increased investment to combat the deadly communicable disease.
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Papua New Guinea grapples with tuberculosis epidemic

Australia's nearest neighbour, Papua New Guinea is a global hotspot for tuberculosis, while the world's attention has been focused on COVID-19.There are now calls for increased investment to combat the deadly communicable disease.

'With this, you lose everything': Postcards from the frontlines of climate change

For Pacific nations, climate change is not a hypothetical future event — it's already happening, with relocations and legal measures to protect sovereignty already underway.
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'With this, you lose everything': Postcards from the frontlines of climate change

For Pacific nations, climate change is not a hypothetical future event — it's already happening, with relocations and legal measures to protect sovereignty already underway.

PNG's general election delayed after Deputy Prime Minister Sam Basil dies in a car crash

Police are investigating a motor vehicle accident that killed Papua New Guinea's Deputy Prime Minister Sam Basil on the eve of the 2022 general election nominations. 
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PNG's general election delayed after Deputy Prime Minister Sam Basil dies in a car crash

Police are investigating a motor vehicle accident that killed Papua New Guinea's Deputy Prime Minister Sam Basil on the eve of the 2022 general election nominations. 

'We don't want to be the first refugees': Mass migration and 'brain drain' — the price of climate change on the frontlines

For Pacific nations, climate change is not a hypothetical future event — it's already happening, with relocations and legal measures to protect sovereignty already underway.
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'We don't want to be the first refugees': Mass migration and 'brain drain' — the price of climate change on the frontlines

For Pacific nations, climate change is not a hypothetical future event — it's already happening, with relocations and legal measures to protect sovereignty already underway.

Papua New Guinea's Deputy Prime Minister Sam Basil dies on eve of election nominations

Police are investigating a motor vehicle accident that killed Papua New Guinea's Deputy Prime Minister Sam Basil on the eve of the 2022 general election nominations. 
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Papua New Guinea's Deputy Prime Minister Sam Basil dies on eve of election nominations

Police are investigating a motor vehicle accident that killed Papua New Guinea's Deputy Prime Minister Sam Basil on the eve of the 2022 general election nominations. 

Papua New Guinea's Deputy Prime Minister Sam Basil dies in car accident

Police are investigating a vehicle accident that killed Papua New Guinea's Deputy Prime Minister Sam Basil, in the country's north.
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Papua New Guinea's Deputy Prime Minister Sam Basil dies in car accident

Police are investigating a vehicle accident that killed Papua New Guinea's Deputy Prime Minister Sam Basil, in the country's north.

'We don't want to be the first refugees': Mass migration and 'brain drain' — the price of climate change of the frontlines

For Pacific nations, climate change is not a hypothetical future event — it's already happening, with relocations and legal measures to protect sovereignty already underway.
Papua New Guinea

'We don't want to be the first refugees': Mass migration and 'brain drain' — the price of climate change of the frontlines

For Pacific nations, climate change is not a hypothetical future event — it's already happening, with relocations and legal measures to protect sovereignty already underway.

'With this, you lose everything': For Australia's neighbours, climate change isn't a future event — it’s happening now

For Pacific nations, climate change is not a hypothetical future event — it's already happening, with relocations and legal measures to protect sovereignty already underway.
Papua New Guinea

'With this, you lose everything': For Australia's neighbours, climate change isn't a future event — it’s happening now

For Pacific nations, climate change is not a hypothetical future event — it's already happening, with relocations and legal measures to protect sovereignty already underway.

'Certainty of disaster': Mass migration, extinction and 'brain drain' — what climate change looks like for Australia's neighbours

For Pacific nations, climate change is not a hypothetical future event — it's already happening, with relocations and legal measures to protect sovereignty already underway.
Papua New Guinea

'Certainty of disaster': Mass migration, extinction and 'brain drain' — what climate change looks like for Australia's neighbours

For Pacific nations, climate change is not a hypothetical future event — it's already happening, with relocations and legal measures to protect sovereignty already underway.

Rosie Johnson is a magistrate in PNG. She was also the victim of family violence

Women judges bring an invaluable diversity of their lived experience to the courtroom. This diversity means that justice will better reflect the society it serves. 
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Rosie Johnson is a magistrate in PNG. She was also the victim of family violence

Women judges bring an invaluable diversity of their lived experience to the courtroom. This diversity means that justice will better reflect the society it serves. 

'We're going to lose this place': Postcards from the frontlines of climate change

For Pacific Island nations, climate change is not a hypothetical future event — it's already happening, with relocations to higher ground and legal measures to protect sovereignty already underway.
Papua New Guinea

'We're going to lose this place': Postcards from the frontlines of climate change

For Pacific Island nations, climate change is not a hypothetical future event — it's already happening, with relocations to higher ground and legal measures to protect sovereignty already underway.

HIV is no longer a 'death sentence' but new infections are soaring in the Pacific

While rates of new HIV infections and AIDs-related deaths have halved thanks to treatment options, disturbing trends are emerging in the Pacific. 
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HIV is no longer a 'death sentence' but new infections are soaring in the Pacific

While rates of new HIV infections and AIDs-related deaths have halved thanks to treatment options, disturbing trends are emerging in the Pacific. 

Cairns mayor says joint NRL bid with Papua New Guinea would be a 'wonderful' comibination'

Papua New Guinea's hopes of joining the NRL will be stronger if it pairs up with Cairns, according to the city's mayor, who says he has been having discussions with official for years about the idea.
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Cairns mayor says joint NRL bid with Papua New Guinea would be a 'wonderful' comibination'

Papua New Guinea's hopes of joining the NRL will be stronger if it pairs up with Cairns, according to the city's mayor, who says he has been having discussions with official for years about the idea.

Fiji signed a security pact with China more than a decade ago. Why wasn't that agreement such a big deal?

Experts say a new security agreement signed by Beijing and Honiara is "qualitatively different' to Beijing's past agreements with Pacific nations and the geopolitical context has changed.
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Fiji signed a security pact with China more than a decade ago. Why wasn't that agreement such a big deal?

Experts say a new security agreement signed by Beijing and Honiara is "qualitatively different' to Beijing's past agreements with Pacific nations and the geopolitical context has changed.

Papua New Guinea announces country will make another bid to enter team in NRL

The PNG government, along with the local governing body and the country's Sports Foundation, is about to launch a bid to enter a team in the NRL.
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Papua New Guinea announces country will make another bid to enter team in NRL

The PNG government, along with the local governing body and the country's Sports Foundation, is about to launch a bid to enter a team in the NRL.

Ten women are vying to be queen, but the Hiri Hanenamo quest isn't a beauty pageant

The contestants wearing sashes are competing for a crown, but while it may look like a beauty pageant, this quest is more about culture and history.
Papua New Guinea

Ten women are vying to be queen, but the Hiri Hanenamo quest isn't a beauty pageant

The contestants wearing sashes are competing for a crown, but while it may look like a beauty pageant, this quest is more about culture and history.

Australia signs MOU to rebuild Papua New Guinea's air force

The Chief of Australia's Air Force has signed a memorandum of understanding with Papua New Guinea's Defence Chief, as part of an ongoing program to rebuild the country's air unit.
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Australia signs MOU to rebuild Papua New Guinea's air force

The Chief of Australia's Air Force has signed a memorandum of understanding with Papua New Guinea's Defence Chief, as part of an ongoing program to rebuild the country's air unit.

Lonely march for centenarians in this year's Anzac Day commemorations in Adelaide

Reg Swanborough and Ron Bridgman will honour their mates on Anzac Day as the last veterans from their respective units.
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Lonely march for centenarians in this year's Anzac Day commemorations in Adelaide

Reg Swanborough and Ron Bridgman will honour their mates on Anzac Day as the last veterans from their respective units.

'Contraceptives empower women' — so what's stopping Pacific Island women using them?

Having control over your sexual and reproductive health is a human right, but research shows two-thirds of Pacific Island women who want to avoid or delay pregnancy are unable to do so.
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'Contraceptives empower women' — so what's stopping Pacific Island women using them?

Having control over your sexual and reproductive health is a human right, but research shows two-thirds of Pacific Island women who want to avoid or delay pregnancy are unable to do so.

Prince William and Kate's Jamaica tour backfired. Here's why Princess Anne can expect the red carpet treatment in PNG

Princess Anne is the latest royal being sent out into the Commonwealth as the House of Windsor celebrates 70 years of Queen Elizabeth II's rule. But the tour of PNG comes at a precarious time for the family. 
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Prince William and Kate's Jamaica tour backfired. Here's why Princess Anne can expect the red carpet treatment in PNG

Princess Anne is the latest royal being sent out into the Commonwealth as the House of Windsor celebrates 70 years of Queen Elizabeth II's rule. But the tour of PNG comes at a precarious time for the family. 

Why these language lessons on TikTok have won praise from around the world

Papua New Guinea is home to more than 850 native languages that are said to be dying with each generation. But two university students are working to change that.
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Why these language lessons on TikTok have won praise from around the world

Papua New Guinea is home to more than 850 native languages that are said to be dying with each generation. But two university students are working to change that.

How TikTok could help breathe new life into dying languages

Papua New Guinea is home to more than 850 native languages that are said to be dying with each generation. But two university students are working to change that.
Papua New Guinea

How TikTok could help breathe new life into dying languages

Papua New Guinea is home to more than 850 native languages that are said to be dying with each generation. But two university students are working to change that.

National PNG hero Elsie Alberts set to star in Sunday's NRLW grand final

Elsie Alberts is largely responsible for the popularity of women's rugby league exploding in Papua New Guinea. This weekend, all eyes will be on her in the NRLW grand final.
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National PNG hero Elsie Alberts set to star in Sunday's NRLW grand final

Elsie Alberts is largely responsible for the popularity of women's rugby league exploding in Papua New Guinea. This weekend, all eyes will be on her in the NRLW grand final.

Women across PNG will cheer for Elsie Alberts in this weekend's NRLW grand final

Elsie Alberts is largely responsible for the popularity of women's rugby league exploding in Papua New Guinea. This weekend, all eyes will be on her in the NRLW grand final.
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Women across PNG will cheer for Elsie Alberts in this weekend's NRLW grand final

Elsie Alberts is largely responsible for the popularity of women's rugby league exploding in Papua New Guinea. This weekend, all eyes will be on her in the NRLW grand final.

A $95m skyscraper was meant to be a symbol of China's rising influence in PNG. Now it's been declared 'uninhabitable'

Documents leaked to the ABC reveal the tallest building in Papua New Guinea, constructed by Chinese investors as a «symbol of friendship» between the two nations, has been deemed uninhabitable. 
Papua New Guinea

A $95m skyscraper was meant to be a symbol of China's rising influence in PNG. Now it's been declared 'uninhabitable'

Documents leaked to the ABC reveal the tallest building in Papua New Guinea, constructed by Chinese investors as a «symbol of friendship» between the two nations, has been deemed uninhabitable. 

Chinese investors promised a 'gorgeous and glistening' skyscraper for PNG. Now it stands 'dangerous' and vacant

Documents leaked to the ABC reveal the tallest building in Papua New Guinea, constructed by Chinese investors as a «symbol of friendship» between the two nations, has been deemed uninhabitable. 
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Chinese investors promised a 'gorgeous and glistening' skyscraper for PNG. Now it stands 'dangerous' and vacant

Documents leaked to the ABC reveal the tallest building in Papua New Guinea, constructed by Chinese investors as a «symbol of friendship» between the two nations, has been deemed uninhabitable. 

'Creates some sort of doubt': Is social media changing perceptions of Pacific Island beauty?

Social media is ubiquitous across the Pacific. But Western beauty standards perpetuated on social media can be particularly alienating for women of colour. 
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'Creates some sort of doubt': Is social media changing perceptions of Pacific Island beauty?

Social media is ubiquitous across the Pacific. But Western beauty standards perpetuated on social media can be particularly alienating for women of colour. 

COVID-19 knocks global killer tuberculosis off the radar, but no news isn't good news

COVID-19 has prompted a massive global health response, but it has come at a cost for the fight against another major killer, tuberculosis. 
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COVID-19 knocks global killer tuberculosis off the radar, but no news isn't good news

COVID-19 has prompted a massive global health response, but it has come at a cost for the fight against another major killer, tuberculosis. 

'We have so much power, we make things happen': Meet the women of West Papua

On the streets of Perth, 4,000 kilometres from PNG, Wiwince Pigome raises the Morning Star flag — in doing so, she renews a decades-long push for independence from Indonesia.
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'We have so much power, we make things happen': Meet the women of West Papua

On the streets of Perth, 4,000 kilometres from PNG, Wiwince Pigome raises the Morning Star flag — in doing so, she renews a decades-long push for independence from Indonesia.

Students at this school have allegedly repeated the same grade for eight years amid 'sorcery' concerns

Hundreds of students in a remote Papua New Guinean school have been stuck repeating the same grade for eight years because teachers won't show up to work. But there's debate about why. 
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Students at this school have allegedly repeated the same grade for eight years amid 'sorcery' concerns

Hundreds of students in a remote Papua New Guinean school have been stuck repeating the same grade for eight years because teachers won't show up to work. But there's debate about why. 

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