Sean Dorney

Sean Dorney is a Walkley Award-winning journalist who lived and worked in Papua New Guinea for twenty years. He is the author of three books: Papua New Guinea: People, Politics and History Since 1975 (Random House, 1990); The Sandline Affair: Politics and Mercenaries and the Bougainville Crisis (ABC Books, 1998); and The Embarrassed Colonialist (Penguin, 2016).

He is a non-resident fellow with the Lowy Institute Melanesia program.


Pacific games

ReportageWILL GENIA, RATED by many as one of the best halfbacks in world rugby over recent years, is one of the few Papua New Guinean sportspeople to have made it to the top in Australia. He is now playing...

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