Australia’s top universities debate West Papua sovereignty

June 08th 2016 6:00 pm

On 8 December 2016, six students from Melbourne, Monash and Deakin Universities debated West Papua’s status as an independent state.  The exhibition debate was hosted by the Federal Republic of West Papua (FRWP) in the Australia Catholic University during the

LUNAR FLARES tunes up for 2016 Sampari Art Exhibition & Sale for West Papua

December 08th 2017

In the garden of an old wooden house in Droop Street Footscray, silky chickens roost in a profusion of green vegetables. A glaxy of artistic activists live in the house, including banjo-playing vocalist Kiah Dennerstein and partner Lachie Keller who

Open Day: West Papua in Docklands

April 03rd 2016 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Smorgesbord of talk, song, video and delicious food West Papua is on the move, please join us for the first Open Day for 2016 at our Docklands office. It promises to be spectacular, graced with: two former ADF officers: Major Barbara

Uniting Church Minister claims Indonesia treats West Papua like the Nazis ran Germany

April 03rd 2016

Dept. Foreign Affairs, Immigration, Trade FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF WEST PAPUA GROUND-FLOOR BOARDROOM Rear, 838 Collins St, Docklands, Victoria 1PM DAPUR SAMPARI LUNCH (Papua Kitchen) for West Papua Rent Collective (visitors welcome) 2PM  REV. ROBERT STRINGER (video-interview) Joy and Pain of my

MELBOURNE POETS FOR WEST PAPUA INDEPENDENCE

December 06th 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

On 6 December 2015, a host of Melbourne poets assembled in the ACU Art Gallery for West Papua, including Di Cousens, Randall Stephens, Lana Woolf, Sheree Stewart, Kylie Supski, Izzy Brown, Sixta Kareni, Harley Hefford, Robbie Smith. Audio-recordings of five

‘A Dowry for the Sultan’ by Lance Collins: Bishop Hilton Deakin launches new historical novel at West Papua Rent Collective Christmas Party

December 13th 2015 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

CHRISTMAS PARTY West Papua Rent Collective ACU ART GALLERY 26 Brunswick St Fitzroy Sunday 13 December 2015 : 1-4pm ‘This book is riveting. There’s pathos, there’s heroism, there’s the victory of good over evil, all the sorts of things that

MT CARSTENSZ (NEMANGKAWI) FORUM: social and environmental impacts wrought by foreign exploitation of natural resources in Mt Carstensz and the highlands communities of West Papua (audio recordings, transcripts, images)

December 12th 2015 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

“Why did Amungme elders put border markers all the way around the Ertzberg mountain of ore in 1967 during the exploration phase? Because that was a sacred area. Indonesian law considers the deep jungle to be empty, to have no

Author Bruce Pascoe: on West Papua and his Ruby-eyed Coucal

December 05th 2015 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

IN CONVERSATION WITH BRUCE PASCOE ABOUT WEST PAPUA AND HIS POLITICAL THRILLER ‘RUBY-EYED COUCAL’ ACU Art Gallery 26 Brunswick St, Fitzroy Saturday 5 December 2015 : 22-4pm During the Sampari Art Exhibition for West Papua (ACU Art Gallery, 4-13 December),

OPENING: 2015 Sampari Art Exhibition & Sale for West Papua

December 04th 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A rich array of art and artforms, opening at the ACU ART GALLERY, 26 Brunswick St, Fitzroy (Melbourne) at 6pm on Friday 4 December 2015 BABUAN MIRINO, Convener, FRWP Womens Office DR PENELOPE TROTTER, ACU lecturer, Fine Arts feature writer,

Welsh artist enters wire-portraits of West Papuan political prisoners in Sampari Art Exhibition

December 04th 2015

A WELSH ARTIST, BRONWEN BENDER, has entered four spectacular wire-portraits of West Papuan political prisoners in the Sampari Art Exhibition for West Papua, which opens in the Australian Catholic University Gallery in Fitzroy (Melbourne) on 4 December 2015. Bender illuminates

SAMPARI: West Papua Art Exhibition & Sale

December 03rd 2015 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

The Women’s Office of the Federal Republic of West Papua invites Visual, Media, Sculpture, and Craft Artists to apply to have their work exhibited at the Australian Catholic University Gallery in Fitzroy (Victoria) from 4th- 13th December 2015. The exhibition

St Luke’s Uniting Church, Mt Waverley: Giving thanks for West Papua’s success at the Melanesian Spearhead Group and Pacific Islands Forum

September 20th 2015 9:30 am

At the 9.30am service on Sunday 20 September 2015, the Congregation of St Luke’s Uniting Church, led by Rev. James Douglas, is prayerfully reflecting on West Papua’s recent success with the Melanesian Spearhead Group in Honiara (Solomon Islands) and the

Lance Collins helping West Papuans celebrate joining Melanesian Spearhead Group: Sunday 13 Sept 2015 : 12-3pm

September 13th 2015 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

LUNCH  DAPUR SAMPARI cooking Papuan Vegetarian GUEST SPEAKER  LANCE COLLINS Great powers, history and the fate of small nations POWERPOINT REPORT  LOUISE BYRNE West Papua wins international diplomatic status in Melanesian Spearhead Group SKYPE REPORT  JACOB RUMBIAK, Minister for Foreign

West Papua Women: Activism & Resistance, Sunday 23 August 2015: 2-4pm

August 23rd 2015 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

WEST PAPUA WOMEN: ACTIVISM & RESISTANCE, SUNDAY 23 AUGUST 2015: 2-4pm West Papuan women are the silent backbone of West Papua’s historic struggle for freedom and self-determination, and this seminar is an effort to match some of their faces with

West Papua and International Law, Sunday 26 July : 2-4pm, DFAIT Office, Federal Republic of West Papua, Docklands

July 26th 2015 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

WEST PAPUA AND THE INTERNATIONAL LAW: WHERE TO NOW WE’RE A MEMBER OF THE MELANESIAN SPEARHEAD GROUP? Open Day, West Papua Rent Collective SUNDAY 26 JULY 2015: 2-4pm DFAIT (Federal Republic of West Papua) Suite 211, 838 Collins St, Docklands

Praying for the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) at St Paul’s Cathedral, Melbourne: Monday 15 June 2015

June 15th 2015 5:30 pm

PRAYING FOR THE MELANESIAN SPEARHEAD GROUP (MSG) ST PAUL’S CATHEDRAL, MELBOURNE MONDAY 15 JUNE 2015:5pm Three days before the Melanesian Spearhead Group Summit in Honiara (Solomon Islands), the Revd Heather Patacca is leading prayers at St Paul’s Cathedral in Melbourne.