Papua New Guinea Association of Australia

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

Papua New Guinea Association of Australia

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Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • Retired Officers’ Association of Papua New Guinea

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Description area

Dates of existence



In 2002 the Retired Officers' Association of Papua New Guinea changed its name to the Papua New Guinea Association of Australia Inc. The Association was established to strengthen the civil relationship between the peoples of Australia and Papua New Guinea; to foster and encourage contact and friendship with Papua New Guineans and promote friendly association among members; to foster and maintain an interest in contemporary and historical events in Papua New Guinea; to provide appropriate financial, material or intellectual assistance to projects of benefit to Papua New Guinea as an Association individually, or in conjunction with other agencies; to publish journals, magazines, newsletters, websites, books and other media to inform and educate people about Papua New Guinea and to provide a means of communication among members of the Association and others; to encourage the preservation of documents, historical and cultural material related to Papua New Guinea; including the production and recording of oral and written histories; to safeguard and foster the retirement conditions of superannuated members of the former services in Papua New Guinea.


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Internal structures/genealogy

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Authority record identifier

US DLC no2004007072

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Rules and/or conventions used

Revised, 30-Apr-2020



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Dates of creation, revision and deletion




Papua New Guinea Association of Australia website. Accessed online 30-Apr-2020

Maintenance notes

  • Clipboard

  • Export

  • EAC

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