Other sources for exploring:

  • The Nazareth Centre

  • Bougainville Strategic Development Plan

  • Partners for Prevention
    Building peace and preventing violence against women and girls in Bougainville

  • Brokenville, Leonard Roka, 2014
    A personal account of the ten-year-long civil war that broke out on the island of Bougainville in 1988. The memoir won 2014 Crocodile Prize for Book of the Year.

  • Mr Pip, Lloyd Jones, 2008
    A novel set mainly in a small village on Bougainville during the civil war.  Told through the eyes of a young girl, Matilda.

        • Watch videos about VSA volunteers on assignment 

        • Talk to VSAConnect about booking a Returned Volunteer to speak to your class