• Australian researcher travels to PNG to learn about saving and spending practices

    Stephanie Harris travelled to East and West New Britain Provinces in Papua New Guinea under the New Colombo Plan.

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  • The beauty of the BEASTLY

    A collaborative performance project by Australian, Indonesian and Malaysian artists with disabilities has thrilled international audiences.

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  • Building our urban futures

    MAD.LAB, a three-week program offered by the University of New South Wales, is forging closer ties between young Australian and Chinese creatives.

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  • Senator Fierravanti-Wells meets Papua New Guinean designer

    During her visit to Papua New Guinea, Senator Fierravanti-Wells met with emerging Papua New Guinean designer, Genevieve Igara-Falevai.

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