Dr Alex Cook, from the ANU School of History (CASS) is on a voyage to Lord Howe Island aboard a replica of Captain Cook’s HMB Endeavour to observe the Transit of Venus on 6 June. Dr Cook, no relation to his namesake, set off on the exact replica of the Endeavour on Wednesday… [read more].
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- Pacific Beat: Tuesday
- Indonesian fugitive who was granted PNG citizenship caught after decade on the run
- Could criminals be taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to smuggle drugs through the Pacific?
- Deal allowing 170 Vanuatu workers to work on Australian mango farms very close
- Australian community ravaged by bushfire amazed by PNG donation of more than $60,000