Summary of publication
This Aid Program Performance Report describes the Australian Government’s progress towards its Tongan bilateral aid program objectives over the period July 2013 to June 2014 (2013-14).
This report finds that the Australian aid program remains relevant to Tonga’s development priorities, and mutual development objectives. Australian aid is a critical component of Tonga’s economic and social infrastructure development. Open dialogue with the Tongan Government and a coordinated approach with other donors were vital to the success of the program in 2013-14.
This report finds that there were strong improvements in economic reform; gender equity reform; and in the implementation of health, education and infrastructure programs.