Australia has had a longstanding relationship with Tuvalu since its independence in 1978, based on shared development and security goals.
Australia is one of the largest bilateral supporters of Tuvaluan aid and development, and is committed to deepening Tuvalu's economic and environmental resilience.
Improving education and human resources in Tuvalu
Australia is supporting education, skills development and employment experience opportunities for the people of Tuvalu and is investing in strengthening the country's human capital.
Supporting climate and environmental resilience
Australia is providing aid assistance and working with the Government of Tuvalu to build resilience to climate change, strengthen responses to natural disasters and improve risk management systems.
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Governance and fiscal resilience
Australia is assisting Tuvalu to improve governance and fiscal resilience, working with the Government of Tuvalu to build budget capacity and sustainable public finances through the Good Governance and Economic Growth Initiative.
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