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The Australia Awards are prestigious scholarships and fellowships funded by the Australian Government. A range of long and short-term scholarships for studies in Australia and in Papua New Guinea are offered.

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The Australia Awards Scholarships – 2019 Intake has commenced. Click here to start your application now.

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Midwifery scholarships make childbirth safer in rural PNG

January 19 2018

Emma Nanarea’s 60-kilometre commute west from Kokopo in Papua New Guinea’s East New Britain Province to work at the Raunsepna Health Centre involves a seven-hour drive, then a seven-hour walk carrying essential medical supplies from the provincial capital. And Rosemary Karapapate’s journey is not much easier. She takes an overnight journey by…

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