Australia Awards Scholarship awardee wins prestigious development prize
August 22 2017
An Australia Awards Scholarship awardee and his study partner have walked away with prize-money to finance the implementation of their innovative disaster preparedness project in PNG.
GEDSI workshop to highlight the workplace and community benefits of inclusive practices
July 31 2017
A gender equality, disability and social inclusion workshop is set to reveal misconceptions that many attendees will be surprised to learn they unwittingly accepted.
Top PNG public servants in Australia to strengthen APEC 2018
July 28 2017
Australia Awards Fellowships participants have gathered at an exclusive networking event organised by Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) on Thursday evening.
Alumni emphasis on growth and development
July 3 2017
A capacity building workshop by the Papua New Guinea – Australia Alumni Association (PNGAAA) has helped executives and emerging leaders from the seven provincial chapters across the country develop better strategies for growth and member engagement.
Supply Chain Management course to support Medical Stores
June 15 2017
Twenty-three Area Medical Stores employees are taking a new course in the Australia Awards Fellowships program designed to help increase capacity to receive, package, dispatch and replenish pharmaceutical products across Papua New Guinea. The course will help the employees to assess and monitor optimum stock levels, and to understand good storage practices and basic quality […]
CHW graduates keen to strengthen health care systems in remote PNG
June 13 2017
Thirteen Australia Awards Pacific Scholarship recipients graduated with a Certificate in Community Health Work at the St Gerard’s Community Health Worker Training School today. The graduation marks an end to a two-year course and will see them return to their provincial districts with the goal of addressing shortages in trained health workers around rural parts […]
Morobe-based alumni engage with Consul-General
May 18 2017
In a networking event at the Papua New Guinea University of Technology last week, Australia Awards Alumni in Morobe Province met Australia’s Consul-General in Lae, Paul Murphy, and other Morobe-based alumni and members of the Papua New Guinea Australia Awards Alumni (PNGAAA). “Australia Awards scholars are selected on their current and future leadership potential. The […]
Promoting links between Papua New Guinea and Australia
May 17 2017
Over 50 representatives from the Papua New Guinea private sector participated in a business briefing which provided insight into how they can access human resources through Australia Awards and the New Colombo Plan. The briefing, held to coincide with the Papua New Guinea – Australia 33rd Business Forum and Trade Expo featured a panel discussion […]
Australia by Degree – meet three of PNG’s Australia Global Alumni
May 15 2017
Australian by Degree is a video profile series that captures the inspirational stories of Australia’s global alumni who are achieving great success in their home countries. These short programmes demonstrate how a world-class education from Australia has helped emerging leaders from around the globe to bring new knowledge and innovation to their fields of expertise. […]
Public servants embark on a significant journey
April 3 2017
Fifty-three emerging leaders from the Government of Papua New Guinea have participated in workshops with the University of Adelaide and University of Queensland in Port Moresby. The workshops are part of a series of short-course scholarships offered through the Australia Awards. The courses will enable participants involved in key trade and diplomacy roles to sharpen […]