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We Took Part In An Australian Aid Program. It Was More About Helping Your Country Than Ours

By Aminio David and Anita Tenkon, published in New Matilda

Advocates for traditional landowners in Vanuatu, Aminio David and Anita Tenkon were left disillusioned by an Australian aid program. Here, they explain why.

Australia You Are Not A Good Friend

Papua New Guineans are sick and tired of Australia's attitude to them.

By Martyn Awayang Namorong

I'M ON my first visit to Australia right now - and what an introduction to your country. A two-week run of four major cities where I'm meeting politicians, journalists and ordinary Australians.

I'm trying to help foster a relationship between Papua New Guineans and Australians beyond business, politics, diplomacy and academia.