• The 2018 Australia-Papua New Guinea Emerging Leaders Dialogue is the flagship event of the Aus-PNG Network at the Lowy Institute. Each year, we bring together twenty young leaders from both countries to meet and make connections, and discuss issues of importance in the relationship between the two...
    Monday, 3 December 2018 to Thursday, 6 December 2018
  • The culmination of its year as host of APEC, Papua New Guinea will host the leaders of the APEC economies at the APEC Leaders Summit in Port Moresby on 17-18 November.
    Saturday, 17 November 2018
  • The Australia-PNG Network at the Lowy Institute is delighted to host a showing of the documentary Power Meri which focuses on the 2017 World Cup campaign by PNG's first national womens Rugby League Team, the Orchids. Join us to watch the film and for a Q&A with the producers afterwards. Tickets...
    Thursday, 8 November 2018 -
    6:30pm to 8:00pm
  • 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
  • The Papua New Guinea Association of Australia invites members and friends of PNG - and all book lovers and writers of stories - to join them for the Book Expo in Sydney on 7 October 2018. Meet the authors and have them sign your books Hear authors speak about "aspects of writing" Writers'...
    Sunday, 7 October 2018 -
    11:30am to 3:30pm
  • 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
  • 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
  • Climate change is a complex subject. While the best scientific evidence points to a clear threat to the future of humanity, the political and public responses to this challenge have been relatively weak. Many institutions accept that climate change is real but are waiting for signals from...
    Tuesday, 11 September 2018 to Thursday, 13 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
  • Violent conflicts in New Caledonia (1980s) and Bougainville (1990s) were ended by political settlements between France and New Caledonia, and Papua New Guinea and Bougainville and could result in creation of two new small and potentially wealthy (mineral rich) Pacific states before the end of the...
    Thursday, 6 September 2018 - 6:30pm

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