News - Pacific and General
11 Apr 2018
Three countries that have never won a medal in Commonwealth Games history are celebrating after bagging bronze in weightlifting, javelin and lawn bowls competitions on the Gold Coast. A quarter...
11 Apr 2018
Samoa won't top the medal table at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games but a trio of weightlifters gave the island nation its day in the sun on Monday. Sanele Mao and Feagaiga Stowers hoisted...
29 Mar 2018
Increasing the participation of Pacific women in Australia's Seasonal Worker Programme is one of the recommendations in a new report by the World Bank. The Seasonal Worker Programme has employed...
22 Mar 2018
Today we are pleased to launch the Australia-Pacific BRIDGE School Partnerships program as part of our commitment to strengthening links with our neighbours in the Pacific. Over the next two...
5 Mar 2018
You only get one shot at a first impression. The Prime Minister steps onto Samoan soil tonight for the most important trip to the Pacific of her time in Government, the one proper chance to set...
21 Feb 2018
Foreign Minister Winston Peters has signed off on a further $7 million to go towards reducing the high newborn mortality rates in the Pacific. The Pacific has some of the world's worst child...
19 Feb 2018
Additional humanitarian assistance to Tonga and SamoaJoint media release Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Julie Bishop MP Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Senator the...
9 Feb 2018
The International Monetary Fund, together with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), held roundtables in Sydney on February 5 and Auckland on February 7-8 to identify practical solutions to address...