Welcome to the website of the Australian High Commission in Papua New Guinea. We hope you find this website useful and informative.
Australia is a close friend and partner of PNG. Our relationship is strong on many levels. It is born of history and geography and covers the full range of bilateral interests. Close partnerships exist between governments, businesses and people in both countries.
The Australian Government shares a common aspiration for a stable and prosperous Papua New Guinea. Our assistance is designed to help the PNG Government achieve its key development goals.
Australia itself is a stable, democratic and multi-cultural society with a strong competitive economy and a tradition of scientific and innovative excellence. The quality of life enjoyed by people in Australia is one of the highest in the world. This website contains more information for people interested in going to Australia.
We would like to encourage all Australian citizens and permanent residents in PNG to subscribe to receive travel advice updates by visiting www.smartraveller.gov.au. Australian citizens and permanent residents in PNG can also connect with Smartraveller on Facebook and Twitter.
- Australia-Papua New Guinea Annual Leaders' Dialogue | Prime Minister of Australia (pm.gov.au) - 8 February 2024
- 29th Australia-Papua New Guinea Ministerial Forum Joint Communiqué | Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs (foreignminister.gov.au)
Improving livelihoods through science and training
Potato production in Papua New Guinea is about to take a leap forward with the completion of a new tissue culture laboratory for the Fresh Produce Development Agency (FPDA) set to boost production in the country.
Teach a community to build a nation: A literacy journey
Margaret Emmanuel has always wanted to be a changemaker in her community. That calling came about when she saw people in her local church struggling to read the Bible. That’s when she decided to teach literacy.
Accessibility a critical outcome for the ANGAU Hospital redevelopment
A fundamental element of health care delivery is accessibility. Whether impaired by an illness or injury or living with a disability, being able to access and navigate a health care facility is the first step to receiving good care.
Old friends reunite on task in PNG
The intertwining careers of two naval officers from Australia and Papua New Guinea continues to demonstrate the value of enduring friendship.