• ASEAN-Australia Special Summit

    Australia will host the historic ASEAN-Australia Special Summit in Sydney on 17-18 March.

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  • 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. 

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  • 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.

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  • Tropical Cyclone Gita

    Tropical Cyclone Gita made landfall in Tonga on 12 February, causing severe damage to the main island of Tongatapu.

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