Nearly six months since a magnitude 7.5 quake struck Papua New Guinea’s Highlands region, response efforts are transiting from the relief phase into one of recovery The quake, which was centred in Hela province, was followed by significant aftershocks and…

Pacific Beat, ABC, By Pacific affairs reporter Liam Fox and staff Updated 27 Jun 2015, 4:11pm A coalition of West Papuan organisations has been accepted into a regional grouping of Melanesian countries but denied full membership. The United Liberation Movement for…