Vale Sir Michael Somare

Vale Sir Michael Somare

Vale The Honourable Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare GCL GCMG CH CF SSI KStJ KSG The Australia Papua New Guinea Business Council expresses its condolences to the family of Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare and to the people of Papua New Guinea on the occasion of his...
Pacific nations recovery needs regional solutions

Pacific nations recovery needs regional solutions

ANZ Banking Group writes here that a step up in engagement by the Australian and New Zealand governments, combined with regional and international economic support over the past year, has cushioned the initial blow of the COVID-19 pandemic. Moving forward, labour...
Vale The Right Honourable Sir Mekere Morauta KCMG.

Vale The Right Honourable Sir Mekere Morauta KCMG.

The President, Executive Committee and members of the Australia Papua New Guinea Business Council are deeply saddened at the passing of the Right Honourable Sir Mekere Morauta KCMG in Brisbane on 19 December 2020.   Sir Mekere spent his lifetime in leadership...
New Work Permit Application Fees Effective 1 January 2021

New Work Permit Application Fees Effective 1 January 2021

The Papua New Guinea Department of Labour and Industrial Relations (DLIR) have issued a public notice confirming that the new work Permit Application fees Approved and Gazetted by the Department of Finance in May, 2020 will take effect as of January 1, 2021. Below is...
31 New Corona Virus Cases in PNG

31 New Corona Virus Cases in PNG

Papua New Guinea has recorded 31 new Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases on Wednesday 16 December 2020, bringing the country’s total to 760.  The cases were reported in four different provinces: West New Britain, 20; East New Britain, 8; New Ireland, 2; and...