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ASEAN-Australia Special Summit
Australia will host the historic ASEAN-Australia Special Summit in Sydney on 17-18 March.
Leaving no woman behind - an Embassy wide approach to gender equality in Dili
DFAT staff in Timor-Leste are incorporating gender equality and women’s empowerment commitments across their foreign policy and development work.
Papua New Guinea earthquake
On 26 February, an earthquake of 7.5 magnitude at 9 km depth struck the Highlands region of Papua New Guinea.
Tropical Cyclone Gita
Tropical Cyclone Gita made landfall in Tonga on 12 February, causing severe damage to the main island of Tongatapu.
The Hon George Brandis QC will be Australia’s next High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.
Additional support for recovery and reconstruction efforts in PNG’s highlands region following the devastating earthquake.
As our fifth-largest investor and the sixth-largest destination for Australian exports, Hong Kong is a significant trade and investment partner.
Australia announced a ten-year, $80 million commitment to continue long-running collaboration with ASEAN to combat human trafficking.
Minister Bishop will visit PNG to be briefed on Australia’s humanitarian response to the devastating earthquakes in the Highlands region.
A ten year, $80 million commitment to continue our long-running collaboration with ASEAN to combat human trafficking in our region.
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