Career path chosen at crossroads

Career path chosen at crossroads

“Back in 2017, I was at a crossroads in my life where I honestly did not know which career path to choose. The advertisement for the Australia Awards PNG Scholarship for Women in Maritime was a sign which led me towards choosing my career pathway,” says Lylellah...
Midwife inspired to serve by her mum

Midwife inspired to serve by her mum

Macdeel Kai thinks the best thing about being a midwife, “is being the first to be there for women who are about to bring forth a new life, and the first to share the joy and happiness with the women”. Macdeel almost didn’t become a midwife although she knew she...
Proud to serve

Proud to serve

Elsie Meiki, a midwife serving at Sehulea Village, Duau LLG, Esa’ala District, Milne Bay Province, has dedicated her life to serving the mothers and children of her community. Her passion for her profession and her natural affinity with mothers and children drew...
Teaching agriculture

Teaching agriculture

In the remote Trobriand group of islands in Milne Bay Province, is a teacher who is having a significant impact on his community through his passion for agriculture. Nathan Kabisawali, a teacher at Kiriwina High School, is devoted to teaching his students about...
Ismael Sunga’s career expansion

Ismael Sunga’s career expansion

“The impact my Australia Award had for my work is huge. I can now confidently perform my work and at the same time impart knowledge and skills to other colleagues. I encourage other public officials to apply for Australia Awards,” says Ismael Sunga, Assistant...