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Territory of Papua


The Territory of Papua comprised the southeastern quarter of the island of New Guinea from 1883 to 1975. In 1883, the Government of Queensland annexed this  ...

British Empire: Pacific: British New Guinea


The Australian position to annex the territory was increased as the British Liberal Party began to come under ... The colony was also renamed Papua Territory.

Chapter 3: Territory of Papua Records, 1906–42 - Papua New ...


Chapter 3: Territory of Papua Records, 1906–42 of Papua New Guinea 1883– 1942: Microfilm Collections Research Guide.

Papua New Guinea | National Museum of Australia


In 1906, the young nation of Australia became a colonial administrator when it assumed responsibility for the external territory of Papua – the southern half of ...



On 15 January someone made another attempt to burn down the barracks arch. He was unsuccessful. E.D.W.. THE TERRITORY OF PAPUA AND NEW GUINEA.

History of Papua New Guinea - Lonely Planet Travel Information


In 1906 British New Guinea became the Territory of Papua and its administration was taken over by newly independent Australia. From 1907 until his death in ...

Facts - Angelfire


Facts and Figures. Introduction Brief History of Papua and New Guinea Three Laws that Governed the Australian Territory of Papua Commonwealth of Australia  ...

History - Papua New Guinea - problem, area, future


British New Guinea passed to Australian control in 1902 and was renamed the Territory of Papua in 1906. German New Guinea remained intact until the ...

Papua New Guinea profile - Timeline - BBC News - BBC.com


A chronology of key events in the history of Papua New Guinea. ... Mandated Territory of New Guinea is governed totally separately from the Territory of Papua .

History and Major Events - Embassy of Papua New Guinea to the ...


Archaeologists believe that humans arrived on Papua New Guinea some 50,000 ... The territory of Papua was a British colony until 1884, and was later ceded to ...

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Territory of Papua 1906-1949 (Australia) - CRW Flags Inc.


Nov 18, 2015 ... In 1906, the colony became the Australian Territory of Papua (the first territory of the Commonwealth government). Once the relevant legislation ...

Papua New Guinea : History | The Commonwealth


In 1906, Australia took over British New Guinea, renamed a year earlier as the Territory of Papua. The Australian army occupied German New Guinea in World ...

New Guinea | Paige West


Dr. West has worked in Papua New Guinea since 1997. ... In 1919 the German territory was given to Australia for administration by the League of Nations to ...