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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.
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Sustainable energy improving security for rural women and girls Sustainable energy has the power to transform livelihoods across the country, especially for rural communities who have spent their lives planning activities around daylight hours.
South Fly District WASH Plan launched South Fly is the first district in Western Province to launch an official five-year Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) plan, aimed at improving health outcomes and living standards for locals.
Trilateral Partnership enters second phase of malaria project The Governments of Australia, Papua New Guinea and the People’s Republic of China met on October 18, to endorse the Trilateral Collaboration on Malaria and Health Security Phase 2 – an innovative partnership supporting malaria and elimination efforts of the PNG’s National Malaria Control Program.
PNG-Australia joint Western Province Strategy launched in Daru Australia and the Western Provincial Government launched the PNG-Australia Western Province Strategy in Daru on 7 November 2022.