Stepping-up in Nauru

Australia and Nauru have an enduring, strong relationship, underpinned by historical and cultural ties. Australia is Nauru's largest trade, investment and development assistance partner.

New Colombo Plan Students from Australia learning about Nauruan and Pacific history at Nauru's Community Library. The library is part of the Learning Village complex, built with support from Australia. Photo: DFAT

People-to-people links

Australia and Nauru enjoy strong diaspora, alumni and professional linkages, and share a passion for sport, including AFL.

Adelaide Crows AFLW players running a training session for women in Nauru, with funding from Australia. Photo: DFAT

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Supporting Nauru's development

Australia's development assistance supports Nauru's efforts to strengthen economic resilience, health, education, and invest in climate-resilient infrastructure. Australia's aid partnership with Nauru forms part of our broader economic and diplomacy efforts to promote prosperity and security in the Pacific region.

The Australian Government supported construction of the Nauru Learning Village complex, opened in May 2018. Photo: Alexander & Lloyd Group

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Last Updated: 10 October 2019