Port Moresby’s homeless children will be processed, put in out-of-home care, PNG family services says

Port Moresby’s homeless children will be processed, put in out-of-home care, PNG family services says

By Bethanie Harriman in Port Moresby Updated March 26, 2018 17:53:52 Photo: The boys take shelter in public toilets on rainy days. (ABC: Bethanie Harriman) Related Story: Fears a whole generation of children will miss out on schooling because of PNG earthquake Related Story: There is a disaster on our …

Julie Bishop uses PNG trip to remind Pacific nations of Australia’s aid contributions

Julie Bishop uses PNG trip to remind Pacific nations of Australia’s aid contributions

Posted March 22, 2018 12:40:57 The Australian Government is making a push to re-establish itself as the dominant nation in the South Pacific, with fresh aid spending and official visits. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop is using a trip to Papua New Guinea and Tonga to remind Pacific nations that Australia’s …

PNG earthquake: A whole ‘generation’ of children at risk of missing out on schooling in devastated Highlands

PNG earthquake: A whole ‘generation’ of children at risk of missing out on schooling in devastated Highlands

Posted March 21, 2018 15:30:32 Photo: A group of people await for the arrival of food relief. (Supplied: Thomas Nybo) A month after a deadly magnitude-7.5 earthquake struck Papua New Guinea’s Highlands, aid workers have warned that an entire “generation” of children may miss out on a proper education. The …

Manus Island: PNG wants Australia to put deadline on refugee resettlement

Manus Island: PNG wants Australia to put deadline on refugee resettlement

Updated March 21, 2018 09:07:52 Photo: Julie Bishop says new resettlement countries are not being considered for Manus Island refugees. (ABC News: Bethanie Harriman) The Papua New Guinea Government wants Australia to set a deadline to get refugees from Manus Island out of the country. Key points: PNG officials fear …