HEAPS, a charity assisting PNG & SE Asia. Our closest neighboursHEAPS International Foundation (AUSTRALIA) Ltd, is a public limited company by guarantee which is advocacy based in supporting the village people. We seek donations and apply for funds for an array of training and village support programs, in general those associated with social transformation, the improvements in health and the quality of life.
Townsville in Queensland is closer to Papua New Guinea than it is to their capital city of Brisbane.
Broome in Western Australia is closer to the Indonesian Islands than it is to their capital city of Perth.
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Papua New Guinea is home to one of the world’s most ethnically diverse populations. The country has a collection of hundreds of islands, with more than 800 languages and over 7 million people. The distance from Papua New Guinea to Australia is 2,369.96 kms. At its nearest point PNG lies only 5km by Islands from Australian Territory. There is rural poverty in remote PNG where people solely depend on subsistence farming, fishing, hunting, and other traditional practices to survive.
Indonesia, a South-east Asian nation is made up of thousands of volcanic islands, which is home to hundreds of ethnic groups speaking many different languages. Three out of five Indonesians live in the rural poor areas.