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Diplomatic Academy launch
DFAT's Diplomatic Academy has been launched by Australia's Minister for Foreign Affairs from the purpose-built premises at 44 Sydney Avenue, Forrest.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) will receive an appropriation of $5.3 billion for the 2018-19 financial year.
Australian Aid: Friendship Grants
A three-year small grants program which will engage a diverse group of Australian community organisations in the delivery of Australia’s aid program.
The JIT yesterday released findings that the BUK missile system used to down MH17 belonged to the Russian army.
Assistant Minister Coulton will attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministers Responsible for Trade Meeting in Papua New Guinea.
The Joint Investigation Team has released findings that provide further evidence of Russia’s pivotal role in the tragic downing of MH17.
The Turnbull Government welcomes the EU Council agreeing to open negotiations for a landmark job creating Australia-EU trade agreement.
The Australian Government is assisting the Government of Fiji to respond to a recent meningococcal outbreak.
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