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Greens senator Nick McKim says he did 'nothing wrong' after deportation from PNG

Greens senator Nick McKim lands back in Australia after being deported from Papua New Guinea, with immigration authorities claiming he «demanded entry» to an asylum seeker camp on Manus Island.
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Greens senator Nick McKim says he did 'nothing wrong' after deportation from PNG

Greens senator Nick McKim lands back in Australia after being deported from Papua New Guinea, with immigration authorities claiming he «demanded entry» to an asylum seeker camp on Manus Island.

Pilots ignored alerts in fatal Air Niugini flight 73 crash, report finds

Air safety investigators find two Air Niugini pilots ignored as many as 13 alerts before their plane crashed into a lagoon in the Federated States of Micronesia.
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Pilots ignored alerts in fatal Air Niugini flight 73 crash, report finds

Air safety investigators find two Air Niugini pilots ignored as many as 13 alerts before their plane crashed into a lagoon in the Federated States of Micronesia.

Greens senator facing deportation after trying to visit asylum seeker camp

PNG authorities briefly confiscate Nick McKim's passport and threaten him with deportation after he attempts to visit an asylum seeker camp on Manus Island.
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Greens senator facing deportation after trying to visit asylum seeker camp

PNG authorities briefly confiscate Nick McKim's passport and threaten him with deportation after he attempts to visit an asylum seeker camp on Manus Island.

Refugees to receive Aboriginal 'passports' as activists sail for Manus Island

Letters of solidarity and more than 400 Aboriginal 'passports' will be delivered to Manus Island refugees as a group of boats set sail for Papua New Guinea.
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Refugees to receive Aboriginal 'passports' as activists sail for Manus Island

Letters of solidarity and more than 400 Aboriginal 'passports' will be delivered to Manus Island refugees as a group of boats set sail for Papua New Guinea.

'These situations are real': PNG buries victims of barbaric tribal massacre

Papua New Guinea's police minister says communities have taken matters into their own hands in the «absence of law and order policing», after a brutal massacre targeting mostly women and children in the country's Highlands.
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'These situations are real': PNG buries victims of barbaric tribal massacre

Papua New Guinea's police minister says communities have taken matters into their own hands in the «absence of law and order policing», after a brutal massacre targeting mostly women and children in the country's Highlands.

PNG buries victims of tribal massacre as officials fear 'viciousness is getting worse'

Papua New Guinea's police minister says communities have taken matters into their own hands in the «absence of law and order policing», after a brutal massacre targeting mostly women and children in the country's Highlands.
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PNG buries victims of tribal massacre as officials fear 'viciousness is getting worse'

Papua New Guinea's police minister says communities have taken matters into their own hands in the «absence of law and order policing», after a brutal massacre targeting mostly women and children in the country's Highlands.

'People are living in fear': PNG massacre highlights poor policing, gun influx

After the killings of at least 16 women and children in PNG's Hela Province, observers say modern guns are escalating tragedies while the police force is lacking.
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'People are living in fear': PNG massacre highlights poor policing, gun influx

After the killings of at least 16 women and children in PNG's Hela Province, observers say modern guns are escalating tragedies while the police force is lacking.

'One of the saddest days of my life': Women and children massacred in PNG

Prime Minister James Marape warns those responsible that «I am coming for you» after at least 16 people, including pregnant women, are killed in a tribal massacre in the Highlands region.
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'One of the saddest days of my life': Women and children massacred in PNG

Prime Minister James Marape warns those responsible that «I am coming for you» after at least 16 people, including pregnant women, are killed in a tribal massacre in the Highlands region.

Second PNG volcano eruption in two days stretches scarce humanitarian resources

A second volcano erupts in Papua New Guinea just days after the eruption of Mount Ulawun sent thousands fleeing, sparking fears that scarce humanitarian resources will be stretched even thinner.
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Second PNG volcano eruption in two days stretches scarce humanitarian resources

A second volcano erupts in Papua New Guinea just days after the eruption of Mount Ulawun sent thousands fleeing, sparking fears that scarce humanitarian resources will be stretched even thinner.

Thousands flee as PNG volcano erupts and cuts highway

More than 5,000 people have fled their homes after a volcano erupted in a remote part of Papua New Guinea's West New Britain, cutting a highway in three locations, local media report.
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Thousands flee as PNG volcano erupts and cuts highway

More than 5,000 people have fled their homes after a volcano erupted in a remote part of Papua New Guinea's West New Britain, cutting a highway in three locations, local media report.

Australia and PNG agree to extend contracts for Manus Island asylum seeker services

The Australian and Papua New Guinea governments agree to a limited extension of the contracts to provide services to asylum seekers, before the PNG Government takes over.
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Australia and PNG agree to extend contracts for Manus Island asylum seeker services

The Australian and Papua New Guinea governments agree to a limited extension of the contracts to provide services to asylum seekers, before the PNG Government takes over.

PNG wants Australia to end security firm Paladin's Manus contract immediately

In the first parliamentary session since he was elected, Papua New Guinea's new Prime Minister James Marape says foreign companies like Paladin should not do security work in the country.
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PNG wants Australia to end security firm Paladin's Manus contract immediately

In the first parliamentary session since he was elected, Papua New Guinea's new Prime Minister James Marape says foreign companies like Paladin should not do security work in the country.

PNG's custom APEC Maseratis still not sold

Almost seven months after Papua New Guinea staged the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation conference, the majority of the controversial Maserati's it bought to ferry around VIPs are still sitting in Port Moresby.
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PNG's custom APEC Maseratis still not sold

Almost seven months after Papua New Guinea staged the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation conference, the majority of the controversial Maserati's it bought to ferry around VIPs are still sitting in Port Moresby.

Morrison Government's re-election 'has quashed all hope': Asylum seeker self-immolates on Manus

An Indian man sets himself and a building on fire in the latest of a series of attempted suicides on Manus Island since the Coalition was re-elected in May.
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Morrison Government's re-election 'has quashed all hope': Asylum seeker self-immolates on Manus

An Indian man sets himself and a building on fire in the latest of a series of attempted suicides on Manus Island since the Coalition was re-elected in May.

PNG wants security company Paladin's Manus contract terminated

The Papua New Guinea Government says it wants security company Paladin's contract to work on Manus to be terminated at the end of the month, despite Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton saying it would likely be extended.
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PNG wants security company Paladin's Manus contract terminated

The Papua New Guinea Government says it wants security company Paladin's contract to work on Manus to be terminated at the end of the month, despite Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton saying it would likely be extended.

'Do something': Manus officials demand action from Australia after spike in self-harm

Australia's election results have driven some men on Manus Island to despair. Now PNG officials are demanding Canberra take responsibility before the situation spirals out of control.
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'Do something': Manus officials demand action from Australia after spike in self-harm

Australia's election results have driven some men on Manus Island to despair. Now PNG officials are demanding Canberra take responsibility before the situation spirals out of control.

PNG's new PM vows to create the 'richest black Christian nation'

Former Papua New Guinea finance minister James Marape is elected by the the Pacific nation's Parliament as its new Prime Minister after weeks of political unrest.
Papua New Guinea

PNG's new PM vows to create the 'richest black Christian nation'

Former Papua New Guinea finance minister James Marape is elected by the the Pacific nation's Parliament as its new Prime Minister after weeks of political unrest.

'Completely lost hope': Surge in refugee self-harm since Australian election

More than 20 refugees living on Manus Island have attempted self-harm or suicide since the Federal Election, according to refugees and advocates who say the situation is now «out of control».
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'Completely lost hope': Surge in refugee self-harm since Australian election

More than 20 refugees living on Manus Island have attempted self-harm or suicide since the Federal Election, according to refugees and advocates who say the situation is now «out of control».

Peter O'Neill's wasted years as PNG's prime minister

Peter O'Neill entered the prime minister's office surrounded in controversy and this morning he exited the same way, resigning after a mass defection of government MPs to the opposition.
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Peter O'Neill's wasted years as PNG's prime minister

Peter O'Neill entered the prime minister's office surrounded in controversy and this morning he exited the same way, resigning after a mass defection of government MPs to the opposition.

'Experience over experiment': PNG looks for a steady hand after PM Peter O'Neill resigns

Papua New Guinea is being engulfed in political turmoil; in the face of growing dissent, the Prime Minister has announced he is stepping down, but who will replace him, and how it will happen, remains very uncertain.
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'Experience over experiment': PNG looks for a steady hand after PM Peter O'Neill resigns

Papua New Guinea is being engulfed in political turmoil; in the face of growing dissent, the Prime Minister has announced he is stepping down, but who will replace him, and how it will happen, remains very uncertain.

Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea resigns after 7 years

Peter O'Neill handed over his leadership to a former prime minister and current member of parliament, Sir Julius Chan, described by O'Neill as «a veteran leader and one of our founding fathers of our great nation.»
Papua New Guinea

Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea resigns after 7 years

Peter O'Neill handed over his leadership to a former prime minister and current member of parliament, Sir Julius Chan, described by O'Neill as «a veteran leader and one of our founding fathers of our great nation.»

Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill resigns

After seven years in the top job, Peter O'Neill says recent movements in parliament show a «need for change» as he hands over the country's leadership to Sir Julius Chan.
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Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill resigns

After seven years in the top job, Peter O'Neill says recent movements in parliament show a «need for change» as he hands over the country's leadership to Sir Julius Chan.

PNG Prime Minister Peter O'Neill denies holding dual citizenship with Australia

Papua New Guinea's Attorney-General orders a citizenship review of all MPs amid unsupported claims the PM holds an Australian passport.
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PNG Prime Minister Peter O'Neill denies holding dual citizenship with Australia

Papua New Guinea's Attorney-General orders a citizenship review of all MPs amid unsupported claims the PM holds an Australian passport.

Birth-kit assembly parties: Aussie mums foregoing baby showers to help save lives

The Australian birthing kit program sees groups of women get together to help at-risk mothers around the globe and is believed to have helped save nearly 300,000 lives.
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Birth-kit assembly parties: Aussie mums foregoing baby showers to help save lives

The Australian birthing kit program sees groups of women get together to help at-risk mothers around the globe and is believed to have helped save nearly 300,000 lives.

PNG Opposition declares 'the game is on' as PM thwarts plans to oust him

Despite insisting it would have a majority, the Opposition bloc that is trying to oust PNG Prime Minister Peter O'Neill fell short of the numbers when Parliament sat.
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PNG Opposition declares 'the game is on' as PM thwarts plans to oust him

Despite insisting it would have a majority, the Opposition bloc that is trying to oust PNG Prime Minister Peter O'Neill fell short of the numbers when Parliament sat.

Politicians hide in chained-up hotel as they plot to oust PNG's Prime Minister

Defectors are holed up in a Port Moresby hotel as they try to topple PNG's Prime Minister. But they have also ordered in comedians and musicians to keep them entertained as they work.
Papua New Guinea

Politicians hide in chained-up hotel as they plot to oust PNG's Prime Minister

Defectors are holed up in a Port Moresby hotel as they try to topple PNG's Prime Minister. But they have also ordered in comedians and musicians to keep them entertained as they work.

'Cook the books': Workers told to falsify documents to prepare for audit

Support services staff for former Manus Island detainees say they were asked by their supervisors to change documents to make it appear they were fulfilling part of a $44 million Australian contract.
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'Cook the books': Workers told to falsify documents to prepare for audit

Support services staff for former Manus Island detainees say they were asked by their supervisors to change documents to make it appear they were fulfilling part of a $44 million Australian contract.

Behrouz Boochani won a $100k literature prize, but filming him on Manus required a lot of improvisation

The ABC's PNG correspondent and video journalist Natalie Whiting writes of the difficulty of filming an Australian Story program about author and refugee Behrouz Boochani on Manus Island.
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Behrouz Boochani won a $100k literature prize, but filming him on Manus required a lot of improvisation

The ABC's PNG correspondent and video journalist Natalie Whiting writes of the difficulty of filming an Australian Story program about author and refugee Behrouz Boochani on Manus Island.

'I wanted to help change the conversation': History of Aboriginal archaeology wins literary prize

Billy Griffiths' Deep Time Dreaming, which charts a revolution in how we understand Australian history, wins Book of the Year at the NSW Premier's Literary Awards.
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'I wanted to help change the conversation': History of Aboriginal archaeology wins literary prize

Billy Griffiths' Deep Time Dreaming, which charts a revolution in how we understand Australian history, wins Book of the Year at the NSW Premier's Literary Awards.

The five leading theories behind aviator Amelia Earhart's disappearance over the Pacific

A team investigating a plane wreck in the Pacific Ocean believes it may be linked to the disappearance of famous aviator Amelia Earhart — but it's just one of a number of competing theories.
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The five leading theories behind aviator Amelia Earhart's disappearance over the Pacific

A team investigating a plane wreck in the Pacific Ocean believes it may be linked to the disappearance of famous aviator Amelia Earhart — but it's just one of a number of competing theories.

This digger left teachers' college to become a soldier. Here's what it was like

This teacher fought a seemingly shirtless, swashbuckling war in Vietnam, having what he calls «a boys' own adventure».
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This digger left teachers' college to become a soldier. Here's what it was like

This teacher fought a seemingly shirtless, swashbuckling war in Vietnam, having what he calls «a boys' own adventure».

From old soldier to young veteran: What it means to be a digger

One fought a seemingly swashbuckling, shirtless war in Vietnam. Another was a child soldier bombed by the Japanese in the jungles of New Guinea. A third returned from East Timor, injured — he believes — by something designed to keep him safe. But a digge
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From old soldier to young veteran: What it means to be a digger

One fought a seemingly swashbuckling, shirtless war in Vietnam. Another was a child soldier bombed by the Japanese in the jungles of New Guinea. A third returned from East Timor, injured — he believes — by something designed to keep him safe. But a digger is a digger.

'If you ever pulled on the boots, you're in the club': Incarnations of a digger

One fought a seemingly swashbuckling, shirtless war in Vietnam. Another was a child soldier bombed by the Japanese in the jungles of New Guinea. A third returned from East Timor, injured — he believes — by something designed to keep him safe. But a digge
Papua New Guinea

'If you ever pulled on the boots, you're in the club': Incarnations of a digger

One fought a seemingly swashbuckling, shirtless war in Vietnam. Another was a child soldier bombed by the Japanese in the jungles of New Guinea. A third returned from East Timor, injured — he believes — by something designed to keep him safe. But a digger is a digger.

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