Solidarity Volunteering: Strong Relationships, Mutual Development

Staff, Interns and Volunteers

Marie Gilbert, Fiona Cairns and Enora Brunet As Palms Australia begins its jubilee year, we welcome two new staff members to our ranks. Marie Gilbert has filled the new role of Recruitment, Events and Media Officer.  Marie has twice volunteered with Palms, in Papua New Guinea and Kiribati.  Her recent studies in media and communication […]

Papua New Guinea Field Trip

Just as Australia is more than just the Opera House, cricketers, kangaroos and beer, there is so much more to our northern neighbour than popular images give credit to.

Opening our hands to the world

In the last edition of Palms Post, as part of our celebrations for the Golden Jubilee of the Paulian Association, we reflected upon the memories and achievements of Palms volunteers and staff from the 1960s, 70’s and 80’s. In this edition, we move into the 1990’s and the first decade of the new millennium.

Papua New Guinea Field Trip

“It is sometimes difficult to imagine that much change can be made, but each Palms volunteer I visited was testament to the possibilities.”


Nothing is more dangerous than an idea when it is the only one you have. - Emile Chartier