“The Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID) program offers an incredible opportunity for Australians to live in a developing country, to build cross-cultural knowledge and to share skills. For many, it is a life changing experience… It is also a public relations boon for the aid program… [but it] doesn’t take long moving around in the region and socialising with volunteers to hear stories about assignments that haven’t quite worked out…” [read more].
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- Auckland's Pasifika community rally support after floods
- Pacific communities left 'traumatised' following devastating floods in New Zealand
- Kiribati to rejoin Pacific Islands Forum after lengthy rift
- PNG building becomes first in Pacific to receive green accreditation
- Pacific tennis leaders' push for more women in the sport