Welcome to the website of the Australian High Commission in Papua New Guinea. We hope you find this website useful and informative.
Australia is a close friend and partner of PNG. Our relationship is strong on many levels. It is born of history and geography and covers the full range of bilateral interests. Close partnerships exist between governments, businesses and people in both countries.
The Australian Government shares a common aspiration for a stable and prosperous Papua New Guinea. Our assistance is designed to help the PNG Government achieve its key development goals.
Australia itself is a stable, democratic and multi-cultural society with a strong competitive economy and a tradition of scientific and innovative excellence. The quality of life enjoyed by people in Australia is one of the highest in the world. This website contains more information for people interested in going to Australia.
We would like to encourage all Australian citizens and permanent residents in PNG to subscribe to receive travel advice updates by visiting www.smartraveller.gov.au. Australian citizens and permanent residents in PNG can also connect with Smartraveller on Facebook and Twitter.
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If you are interested in learning more about the relationship between Papua New Guinea and Australia, please take a look at our new booklet: Papua New Guinea and Australia: Near Neighbours, Global Partners.
- Joint statement between Australia and Papua New Guinea on strengthening relations
Australia and Papua New Guinea recognise the critical importance of our bilateral relationship. Our two countries share a long history of close cooperation underpinned by common interests and deep community links.
- The Australian High Commissioner’s speech on Papua New Guinea in the Asian century has been ranked among the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) top 10 speeches in 2017.
Democratic Development: Village Empowerment Program Reaches Milestone The Nawaeb District Administration of Morobe Province has developed a new governance structure that will link villages with the three levels of government and development partners to access basic services.
Morobe to benefit from new health facilities Local communities in two Districts of Morobe Province will benefit from new heath facilities funded by the Australian Government as part of ongoing activities to strengthen provincial health systems in Papua New Guinea.
Advocate. Inspire. Support. Transform: Churches advocate for violence free communities Churches continue to play a central role in influencing positive attitudes on gender equality as part of their effort to eliminate gender-based violence (GBV) in Papua New Guinea.
First call for proposals for Pawarim Komuniti Program A first call for proposals opened today (Thursday 28 November) for the Pawarim Komuniti - PNG Off-Grid Electrification Program. The Program aims to incentivise innovative off-grid projects in remote parts of Papua New Guinea by working with private companies, civil society organisations and Provincial and Local Level Governments to deliver access to energy services.