Australia Awards

Australia Awards Papua New Guinea are designed to promote knowledge and leadership, and enduring ties between Australia and Papua New Guinea. Our goal is to contribute to building a qualified workforce, filling critical human resource gaps, and supporting good leadership in Papua New Guinea, thereby assisting with addressing the nation’s economic and development challenges.

Australia Awards Papua New Guinea offers three study options:

Australia Awards

Australia Awards Scholarships aim to contribute to the development needs of Australia’s partner countries. The opportunities provided develop the skills and knowledge of individuals to drive change and contribute to development in their own countries.

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Equal opportunity 

Australia Awards are merit-based scholarships. We are committed to ensuring an equal representation of women and men and that persons with disability and people living and working in rural areas are provided fair access to pursuing further studies under an Australia Award.

 

PNG priority sectors

Every year, both the Governments of Australia and Papua New Guinea agree on priority sectors that will target key development areas in PNG these include: agriculture, education, governance, health, law and justice, and transport and infrastructure.

 

Australia Awards PNG Stories

Passionate to eliminate GBV

Passionate to eliminate GBV

“When more men participate in gender-based violence (GBV) counselling, more men will be GBV sensitized and there will be a paradigm shift in men’s worldview on this problem.” Jerom Kendino is a case manager and counsellor at Lifeline PNG in Port Moresby. The...

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Awardee contributes to establishing Family Support Center

Awardee contributes to establishing Family Support Center

"There is nothing better than seeing a human being alleviated from emotional, psychological, spiritual, and relational pain," says Jean Kupo, manager of the Family Support Centre (FSC) at Simbu Provincial Health Authority. Jean has trained more than 30 staff and...

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