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Beachhead movie (1954) - Tony Curtis, Frank Lovejoy, Mary Murphy [Video]

Beachhead movie (1954) - Tony Curtis, Frank Lovejoy, Mary Murphy

Beachhead movie trailer (1954) - Plot synopsis: In 1943, in the wake of the Allied amphibious landing on the Japanese held Bougainville Island, four Marines are sent to scout the location of Japanese..

Credit: Teaser Trailer     Duration: 02:09Published

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Human rights complaint urges Rio Tinto fix environmental 'disaster' at Bougainville mine site

A group of Bougainville residents have filed a human rights complaint against Rio Tinto, alleging ongoing environmental, health and economic impacts from mining waste.
SBS - Published

'Our rivers are poisoned': Residents raise Rio Tinto human rights claims

Bougainville residents have asked Australia to investigate Rio Tinto over claims it failed to clean up millions of tonnes of mine waste on the island.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Bougainville elects former rebel chief Ishmael Toroama as its new president

Bougainville has a new president, former rebel leader Ishmael Toroama, who will lead talks for the island territory's independence from Papua New Guinea.
SBS - Published

Former rebel chief to lead Bougainville

Bougainville has a new president, former rebel leader Ishmael Toroama, who will lead talks for the island territory's independence from Papua New Guinea.
SBS - Published

From the Archives, 1975: Survivors drift for hours in freezing seas

On September 3, 1975, sixteen died when the freighter Capitaine Bougainville caught fire and was abandoned in a gale off the north-east coast of New Zealand.
Sydney Morning Herald - Published

A record number of women are contesting elections in Bougainville this month

Elections on the island of Bougainville this month feature a record number of women candidates.
SBS - Published

Miner chaired by ex-Defence Minister in crisis after Bougainville killing

The new Bougainville government slammed the David Johnston-chaired company Kalia Ltd for operating in an area where there is a "known criminal resistance" to mining.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Bougainville has voted to become a new country, but its journey to independence is far from over

Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape has agreed to meet with Bougainville officials to institute a political settlement. But that's just the first step.
SBS - Published

Bougainville: the journey to the 2019 independence vote in pictures

Ben Bohane draws on his archive of photos spanning 25 years of Bougainville's history in times of war and peace and more recently, their vote for nationhood.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

PNG PM tells Bougainville residents 'hard work' ahead after independence vote

James Marape says "hard work" lies ahead for the people of Bougainville to realise full independence.
SBS - Published

From 'treasure island' to world's newest nation? What is happening in Bougainville?

One of Australia's neighbours is poised to become the world's newest nation. But there are still a few more forks in the road on the nation's long path to peace.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Bougainville votes overwhelmingly for independence from PNG

The final say will now go to lawmakers in the Papua New Guinea Parliament.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Bougainville overwhelmingly votes to become independent country

Australia could soon have a new neighbouring country, with Bougainville voting for its independence.
SBS - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe AgeBrisbane Times

Faces of Bougainville: The people hoping for a historic chapter of independence

With 206,000 Bougainvilleans enrolled to vote on independence from Papua New Guinea, each has their own story to tell about the brutal civil war and their hopes for the future. They’ll find out the..
SBS - Published

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