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Ms Bryce will mark Anzac Day on the Kokoda Track and undertake other engagements that recognise the historic defence links and highlight the strong bilateral relationship between both nations.
The Governor-General will also focus on violence against women, the promotion of health initiatives to combat HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis, and the advancement of educational opportunities in Papua New Guinea.
On Anzac Day, Thursday 25 April, Ms Bryce will honour the service and sacrifices of Australian Defence Force personnel in World War II at the Dawn Service at Bomana War Cemetery in Port Moresby.
Later, at Isurava on the Kokoda Track, the Governor-General will attend an Anzac Day service to commemorate the courage and bravery of Australian personnel, including Private Bruce Kingsbury VC who was killed there in1942.
The Governor-General will lay a wreath at the memorial to Australian soldiers in Kokoda and meet trekkers and members of the community.
During the visit, the Governor-General will attend meetings with PNG Governor-General, Sir Michael Ogio, Prime Minister Peter O’Neill MP and the Governor of East New Britain Province, Ereman Tobaining Jr,
She will participate in a roundtable meeting with prominent Papua New Guinean women at Parliament House. The Governor-General will also visit Milne Bay to mark the epic battle of 1942.