Tag Archive: Papua New Guinea

Putting Theory into Practice: International Development and Australian Economic Assistance to Papua New Guinea and Southeast Asia, 1945-75

Nicholas Ferns

Monash University

Following the end of the Second World War, Australia became part of an international movement that was marked by recognition of the role of governments in providing economic assistance to poorer parts of the world. These poorer areas, alternately called “underdeveloped”, “less developed”, or “developing”, had generally Read more »

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Australia, Papua New Guinea, and a Communal Blindness in Our History Education

by Jon Ritchie, Alfred Deakin Research Institute, Deakin University

The teaching of history to Australians has been under the spotlight in recent years as experts, commentators, and politicians vie for command of the uses to be made of the past. This was very evident in the — one hopes — now concluded ‘history Read more »

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