Welcome to the Papua New Guinea
Australia Alumni Association
The biennial alumni conference will take place on Tuesday 28 September under the theme: Leadership and Innovation in Papua New Guinea’s New Normal. The conference will provide an opportunity for alumni to address the challenges COVID-19 has brought to the country under various important sectors and will introduce important domestic solutions to our economy and livelihoods during these uncertain times. Presentations will cover five themes: public health, education and training, business, industry and enterprise, agriculture and food security and tourism and hospitality in the new normal. Download the program here and flyer for more details. The abstract for the alumni conference is available here.
Applications for the latest round of the Alumni Grants Scheme are closed now. Applications related to the COVID-19 response are strongly encouraged and will be considered as they are received.
View upcoming webinars and professional development workshops for 2021
Nominations for the 2021 PNG-Australia Alumni Awards are open now and close on Saturday 2 October 2021! Download a nomination form here and find out more about the awards categories by downloading the factsheet.
Notice of 2021 Annual General Meeting
Update on PNGAAA activities from President Dr Janet Rangou
Upcoming Events & Opportunities
2021 alumni conference, Hilton Hotel and online via Zoom. Delivered by PNGAAA Secretariat
Professional development workshop on clinical leadership management, online via Zoom. Delivered by Joanna Brigg Institute
Webinar on Agribusiness, online via Zoom. Delivered by University of New England.
Applications close for alumni grants scheme round three.
Webinar on disability inclusiveness, online via Zoom. Delivered by Queensland University of Technology.
Professional development workshop on social research methods, online via Zoom. Delivered by University of Queensland.
Latest News & Opportunities
PNG Australia Alumni Association focuses on Innovative Solutions for Alumni Engagement in the New Normal
The Papua New Guinea Australia Alumni Association (PNGAAA) held a virtual networking dinner on Thursday, 11 February 2021 at the Hilton Hotel, Port Moresby, and around PNG, to celebrate the achievements of alumni in 2020 and recognise outstanding...
The 2020 PNG-Australia Alumni Awards recognise and honour Papua New Guinean alumni who have studied in Australia and made oustanding contributions to their profession, community and country through their exemplary leadership, integrity, innovation...
It is heartwarming to see our alumni giving back to their communities and ensuring people in remote PNG have access to the right information about the Novel Coronavirus (COVID19). Noelynn and Peter Minimulu, both alumni voluntarily conducted...