Events

  • Headhunt Revisited: With Brush, Canvas and Camera is a documentary film about history and art that crosses oceans and decades. The film follows Caroline Mytinger's unprecedented journey in 1926 to the 'Land of Headhunters' in the South Pacific to paint the rich cultural diversity of Melanesia. Over...
    Friday, 27 July 2018 - 6:00pm
  • Women's Plans Foundation is holding a symposium at the State Library of New South Wales to develop concepts of overseas aid in the Asia Pacific region. Smart overseas aid shares Australia's family planning capacity, improving health and family choice, empowering women in status and decision making...
    Thursday, 2 August 2018 -
    12:00pm to 2:45pm
  • Snakebite claims the lives of between 81,000 to 138,000 people each year, and hundreds of thousands more will live with lifelong disfigurement or receive amputations. It is a significant problem in Papua New Guinea, where around 1,000 deaths from snakebite are recorded each year. The voiceless...
    Tuesday, 7 August 2018 - 7:00pm
  • The 2018 PNG Industrial & Mining Resources Exhibition will return to Port Moresby once again on the 8th & 9th August. Join us as over 100 local, national and international manufacturers and suppliers showcase the latest innovations in the supply of services and equipment for the oil, gas...
    Wednesday, 8 August 2018 to Thursday, 9 August 2018
  • In 1942, the Kokoda Track area was the scene for bitter fighting. Today, walking the track has become a pilgrimage for many Australians, and those honouring the ANZAC spirit and our shared history with PNG. One of the world’s greatest treks, the Kokoda Track links the south and north coast of Papua...
    Monday, 3 September 2018 to Friday, 14 September 2018
  • Department of Pacific Affairs’ biennial State of the Pacific (SOTP) conference will take place from 10-12 September 2018 at the Australian National University in Canberra. A Pacific Research Program flagship event, SOTP2018 will again bring together leading academics, policymakers, business leaders...
    Monday, 10 September 2018 to Wednesday, 12 September 2018
  • The Winds of Zenadth Cultural Festival showcases the Torres Strait Islands' rich cultural diversity. Over four spectacular days on Thursday Island the Festival supports the practice, preservation, maintenance and revitalisation of traditional dance, song, art and ceremony. The festival offers the...
    Tuesday, 11 September 2018 to Friday, 14 September 2018
  • The annual cultural festival in Port Moresby celebrates the historic Motuan trading voyages and is timed to lead in to PNG Independence Day celebrations.
    Friday, 14 September 2018 to Saturday, 15 September 2018
  • Since 1984, the cities of Lae and Cairns have been affiliated as sister cities. This affiliation contributes to strengthening the friendship between Papua New Guinea and Australia, and in particular our two regions. In October 2017 a Cairns business delegation was greatly welcomed by the Honourable...
    Tuesday, 23 October 2018