Papua New Guinea Independence Day
|Event Name||Papua New Guinea Independence Day|
|Start Date||16th Sep 2017 12:00am|
The nation of Papua New Guinea achieved its independence from Australia on 16 September 1975. The new country became a constitutional monarchy with membership of the British Commonwealth.
Papua New Guinea, officially the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, is an Oceanian country that occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and its offshore islands in Melanesia, a region of the southwestern Pacific Ocean north of Australia. Its capital, located along its southeastern coast, is Port Moresby. The western half of New Guinea forms the Indonesian provinces of Papua and West Papua.