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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.
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For visa enquiries please contact [email protected].
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.
Enga’s pride in the heart of Wabag Town (Feature Story) For nearly half a century, Akii Tumu has managed the Enga Cultural Centre and the Take Anda Museum ensuring it continues to promote, preserve and share the Engan cultural and traditional knowledge.
New unit will help stamp out family violence in Hela Family and sexual violence (FSV) services in Hela Province have been given a major boost with the opening of the Tari Family and Sexual Violence Unit (FSVU).
Enga Amphitheatre promotes law and justice, inclusive education and economic participation The Enga Amphitheatre has been launched in Wabag which will provide an iconic venue for public services, education and entertainment.
Australia's support signifies a new beginning in improving lives of persons with disabilities in Papua New Guinea The launch of the Real Inclusion Disability Engagement (RIDE) Project on Friday 3 December began a new era in funding support to people with disabilities in Papua New Guinea and also marked the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD).
New jetty for Mabudawan community improves access to health care services Communities around Mabudawan in the South-Fly District of Western Province will have better access to the Mabudawan Health Centre following the completion of a new jetty funded by Australia through the Transport Sector Support Program (TSSP) at a cost of PGK3.1 million.