Papua New Guinea

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Australia Post chairman rejects Christine Holgate’s claims – as it happened
Gladys Berejiklian says a NSW Covid immunisation centre will be capable of administering 30,000 doses a week. This blog is now closed

Justine Landis-Hanley and Matilda Boseley (earlier)

07, Apr, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Scott Morrison calls on European Union to supply outstanding AstraZeneca Covid vaccine doses
European Commission says just one shipment of 250,000 AstraZeneca doses has been formally blocked, but Coalition says AZ has not been able to secure an export licence from Europe

Daniel Hurst, Paul Karp and Christopher Knaus

07, Apr, 2021 @2:24 AM

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Miss Papua New Guinea stripped of her crown for TikTok twerking video
Lucy Maino faced intense online harassment over clip in incident that critics say highlights misogyny in PNG

Leanne Jorari in Port Moresby

07, Apr, 2021 @12:10 AM

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PNG prime minister first to be vaccinated with Australian-supplied doses 'to show it's safe'
James Marape receives AstraZeneca Covid vaccine at Port Morseby football stadium to help combat misinformation

Rebecca Kuku in Port Moresby

30, Mar, 2021 @10:41 AM

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PNG government official's company awarded lucrative Covid catering contract
Prime minister James Marape to set up investigation into AU$200,000 contract for Caring Ltd to provide catering services

Rebecca Kuku in Port Moresby, and Kate Lyons

29, Mar, 2021 @2:02 AM

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Inside the Covid unit: crisis threatens to overwhelm PNG's biggest hospital
Exhausted doctors warn sceptical patients that Covid is real as Port Moresby general reaches capacity

Rebecca Kuku in Port Moresby

25, Mar, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Covid cases in Papua New Guinea triple in a month as doctors warn of 'danger days' ahead
Cases of coronavirus reached record highs on the weekend, as more than 120 hospital staff in Port Moresby hospital test positive

Rebecca Kuku in Port Moresby

22, Mar, 2021 @1:28 AM

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'This is what we feared': how a country that avoided the worst of Covid finally got hit
Papua New Guinea has seen coronavirus cases skyrocket, with fears it could push the country’s health system to breaking point

Rebecca Kuku in Port Moresby

19, Mar, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Papua New Guinea to impose 'harsh control measures' as Covid outbreak spirals
Month-long restrictions to come into force as officials warn virus could rip through PNG’s fragile health system ‘like a tornado’

Ben Doherty and agencies

18, Mar, 2021 @5:33 AM

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Three men arrested in terrorism investigation – as it happened
Suspects arrested in Epping and Pascoe Vale this morning; several users receive error messages hours after Covid booking site is launched. This blog is now closed

Mostafa Rachwani and Amy Remeikis (earlier)

17, Mar, 2021 @7:38 AM

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PNG could already have Covid vaccines if Australia and others had not blocked waiver, says MSF
Médecins Sans Frontières says Australia’s opposition of intellectual property waiver probably hindered Pacific nation’s battle with Covid

Lyndal Rowlands

17, Mar, 2021 @4:06 AM

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'They're our family': Australia pledges 1m Covid-19 vaccine doses to Papua New Guinea
Eight thousand doses from domestic stocks will be rushed north as PNG infections soar

Ben Doherty

17, Mar, 2021 @1:55 AM

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