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Australia increases assistance to drought-stricken Tuvalu

Australia is providing more water to the people of Tuvalu following a severe drought on the Pacific island. Parliamentary Secretary for Pacific Island Affairs Richard Marles announced that Australia and New Zealand have delivered a shipment of 450,000 … Continue reading

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Reducing the cost of remittances for Commonwealth developing countries

Australia will make it cheaper for migrants from Commonwealth developing countries working overseas to send money back home. Continue reading

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Australia and the Philippines Working Together to Reduce the Impacts of Natural Disasters

Australian expertise and aid is helping transform the lives of thousands of poor Filipino families living in crowded urban areas extremely vulnerable to flooding and natural disasters. Continue reading

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Australia and Papua New Guinea announce PNG higher education reform

Foreign Minister, Kevin Rudd, and Papua New Guinea Minister for Foreign Affairs and Immigration, Ano Pala, today agreed on a major reform agenda for Papua New Guinea’s University Education system. Continue reading

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Australia responds to Tuvalu water crisis

Australia is helping to provide water to the drought-stricken people of Tuvalu following the declaration of a state of emergency on 28 September 2011. Continue reading

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Saving PNG lives with better health centres and more medicines

The Australian Government and the Asian Development Bank are teaming up to save an estimated 1.2 million people, through a much needed boost to rural health services in Papua New Guinea. Continue reading

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Australia increases support for Pacific fisheries

Australia will help the Pacific Island states to improve their food security and economic development by boosting funding for fisheries programs. Continue reading

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Australia committed to tackling climate change across the Pacific

The Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, has announced further details on Australia’s commitment to small Pacific nations over the next two years to help the region plan for and respond to the unavoidable impacts of climate change. Continue reading

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Working together to end violence against women across the Pacific

The Australian Government will provide extra funding to help Pacific Island nations improve services for women who have experienced violence. Continue reading

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Australia helping to tackle chronic diseases across the Pacific

The Australian Government will increase its assistance to help prevent and control chronic diseases like diabetes and cardiovascular disease across the Pacific. Continue reading

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New Zealand and Australia work together to improve Pacific education

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key and Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and have reaffirmed their commitment to improving education in the Pacific by extending funding for language and literacy education across the region. Continue reading

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