Priority Sectors and Study Topics

Sector and study priorities reflect the priorities of the PNG-Australia Partnership and the PNG Medium Term Development Plan III.

The Governments of Australia and Papua New Guinea regularly review these areas of study together and adjust the emphasis of the program.

Agriculture Study Topics

Agribusiness
Agricultural economics
Aquaculture and marine studies
Biosecurity
Climate change studies
Conservation sciences
Fisheries
Food security
Forestry
Horticulture
Plant science and technology
Soil Science
Supply chain management, supply chain innovation and logistics studies
Sustainable agriculture
Veterinary science

Health Study Topics

Audiology
Clinical education
Companion animal studies
Epidemiology
Exercise science
Health
Facility/infrastructure management
Family and sexual violence prevention
Family planning
Health economics
Health information management
Health management
Health promotion
Immunology, Infection and Microbiology
Infectious diseases
Logistics management
Mental health
Midwifery
Nutrition and dietetics
Occupational health and safety, and environmental health
Occupational therapy and rehabilitative services
Orthotics and prosthetics
Physiotherapy
Population health
Public health
Sexual and reproductive health
Speech therapy

Education Study Topics

Clinical education
Climate Change studies
Dietetics and nutrition (for schools)
Digital learning and technology (for teaching)
Education
Education leadership
Exercise and sports science
Health education
Health Promotion for schools
Human movement (sports teaching)
Mathematics teaching
Nutrition and population health for schools
Outdoor and environmental education
Reading and literacy
Science teaching
Secondary education
Special and Inclusive Education
Sports education
Sustainable Development
Teaching Practice

Law & Justice Study Topics

Commercial Law
Criminology and corrections
Cybersecurity/ Cyber-governance
Employment/Labour Relations Law
Environmental Law
Health/Medical
Law
Human Rights Law (including disability)
Forensic science
Intellectual Property Law
Justice and regulation
Maritime policy
Police studies
Security Policy
Security and Strategic Studies
Security management

Governance Study Topics

Banking and finance
Banking and finance law
Business
Business economics
Climate change
Disability policy and practice
Economics and public policy
Electronic business/e-commerce
Construction Law
Entrepreneurship
Environmental design
Environmental engineering and pollution control
Environmental governance
Environmental law and policy
Environmental management
Environmental planning
Environmental and resource economics
Environmental risk assessment and remediation
Evaluation
Finance
Governance and leadership
Innovation and Enterprise
Leadership
Mining/Energy/Resources Law
Risk management
Sustainable built environment
Sustainable development
Sustainability and climate policy

Transport & Infrastructure

Civil engineering
Design Science
Disaster Resilience
Emergency and disaster management
Engineering
Environmental governance
Environmental planning
Facilities Management
Fire Safety and Risk Engineering
Geoscience
Geographic Information Science
Geology and Geophysics
Health management
Hydrology
Infectious disease intelligence
Integrated Water Management
Marine engineering
Marine and logistics management
Mining engineering
Petroleum engineering and geoscience
Planning; Public health
Sustainable Development
Urban, environment and regional planning;
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Water Treatment
Water Resource Management