|Series||The John Murtagh Macrossan memorial lectures for 1946|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||71 p. illus., fold. col. map.|
|Number of Pages||71|
Learn about the history of Papua New Guinea, including our ancestry, colonial settlers, WWII and our political history since Independence in PAPUA NEW GUINEA’S EARLY HISTORY Our ancient inhabitants are believed to have arrived in Papua New Guinea about , years ago from Southeast Asia during an Ice Age period when the sea was lower and distances between . On 30 October a Provisional Civil Administration was restored to Papua and part of New Guinea, not then occupied by the Japanese, under the New Guinea Provisional Administration Act The Act made provision for an Administrator of . AND WHEREAS, since 12th February, the provisions for the administration of the Territory of Papua and the Territory of New Guinea have been temporarily affected by regulations under the National Security Act and the Defence (Transitional Provisions) Act and by the Papua-New Guinea Provisional Administration Act An Act to provide for the provisional administration of the Territory of Papua and that portion of the Territory of New Guinea no longer in enemy occupation. Date of Assent This Act may be cited as the Papua-New Guinea Provisional Administration Act Commencement. 2.
Agreed promises alone are insufficient to make a contract. The Administration did not intend to enter into legal relations with Leahy – it was an administrative arrangement in accordance with the Administration’s agricultural policy – McTiernan considered it analogous to a ‘social service’ which does not have ‘as its basis a legal relationship of a contractual nature’. The post war Kiaps built on the exploits of the pre-war Kiaps and I include here their Papuan equivalents, the ARM’s and RM’s, some of whom served in World War 2 as members of ANGAU and who formed the nucleus of the Department of District Services and Native Affairs in the Provisional Administration of the Territory of Papua and New Guinea. The Territory of Papua comprised the southeastern quarter of the island of New Guinea from to In , the Government of Queensland annexed this territory for the British Empire. The United Kingdom Government refused to ratify the annexation but in a Protectorate was proclaimed over the territory, then called "British New Guinea". There is a certain ambiguity Common languages: English (official), Hiri Motu . Civil administration in territory of Papua, –46 Correspondence concerning the appointment of the Provisional Administrator, administration of the Papuan people, the New Guinea Planters Association and the inquiry into the suspension of civil administration in Papua in The correspondents include J Curtin, EJ Ward, JR Halligan and L Lett.
en Following the Surrender of Japan in , civil administration of Papua and New Guinea was restored, and under the Papua New Guinea Provisional Administration Act (–46), Papua and New Guinea were combined in an administrative union. There is also James Griffin's edited Papua New Guinea portraits: The expatriate experience, Canberra, There are other books and articles, but with a few exceptions they provide little biographical information on individual members of the pre WW2 New Guinea Administration. I hope to contribute to the filling of this gap. b) Papua New Guinea is a former Territory of Australia which fell under this section of the Constitution and which received independence in , under the Papua New Guinea Independence Act c) Papua, a British Crown colony, was transferred to the new Commonwealth of Australia by Royal Letters Patent in and. and by the Papua-New Guinea Provisional Administration Act AND WHEREAS, befDfe the commencement of thIS Act, the Terri tory of Papua and the Territory of New Guinea were, for the time being, administered jointly in accordance with the Papua-Ncw Guinea Provisional Administration Act File Size: KB.