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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

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A Province of Papua New Guinea Could Turn Into a New Country [Video]A Province of Papua New Guinea Could Turn Into a New Country

For nearly two decades, the area of Bougainville has been declared an autonomous region. Last month in a non-binding independence referendum, residents voted to declare their independence.

Credit: Cover Video     Duration: 01:18Published

Bougainville poised to become world's newest nation [Video]Bougainville poised to become world's newest nation

The South Pacific islands of Bougainville have overwhelmingly voted to be independent from Papua New Guinea, the referendum commission said on Wednesday, in a historic poll that will embolden..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 01:14Published


Bougainville poised to become world's newest nation [Video]Bougainville poised to become world's newest nation

The South Pacific islands of Bougainville have overwhelmingly voted to be independent from Papua New Guinea, the referendum commission said on Wednesday, in a historic poll that will embolden..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:14Published

'Joy' in Bougainville as Pacific islands begin independence vote [Video]'Joy' in Bougainville as Pacific islands begin independence vote

John Momis, president of Bougainville, was one of the first to vote on Saturday in a two-week referendum on independence from Papua New Guinea.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

 

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

Bougainville could be the world’s newest nation, as Pacific island goes to polls

Twenty years in waiting, decades more in the making, and steeped in blood, 200,000 Bougainvilleans will cast their ballots over the next fortnight in a non-binding referendum, setting the island on the..
SBS - Published

Vote could help create world's newest nation

Experts believe people the 250,000 people of Bougainville will vote overwhelming in favour of independence.
Sydney Morning Herald - Published Also reported by •The AgeBrisbane Times

Bougainville heads to the polls for historic independence vote

Voting has begun in Bougainville on whether the cluster of islands wants to gain independence from Papua New Guinea.
SBS - Published

Australian love story at the heart of Bougainville's push for independence

Marilyn met her husband Moses in 1967. From that moment her fate was fixed to Bougainville's fight for freedom.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning Herald

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