Update on Novel Coronavirus (2019 nCoV)
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.
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If you are interested in learning more about the relationship between Papua New Guinea and Australia, please take a look at our new booklet: Papua New Guinea and Australia: Near Neighbours, Global Partners.
- Joint statement between Australia and Papua New Guinea on strengthening relations
Australia and Papua New Guinea recognise the critical importance of our bilateral relationship. Our two countries share a long history of close cooperation underpinned by common interests and deep community links.
- The Australian High Commissioner’s speech on Papua New Guinea in the Asian century has been ranked among the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) top 10 speeches in 2017.
Leaders meet over PNG’s Road Infrastructure Prime Minister James Marape, PNG Leaders and key road stakeholders met recently to discuss the Connect PNG Strategy – a plan to increase strategic connections across PNG’s four regions over the next 20 years.
Road repairs boost business in East Sepik Improved road conditions between Wewak and Maprik Districts in East Sepik have created business and economic opportunities for local communities and commuters.
Coral Sea Cable System launched The Coral Sea Cable System (CS2) was launched in Port Moresby on 5 June by the Hon. Prime Minister James Marape and Australian High Commissioner, Jon Philp. The Cable System has the potential to transform telecommunication services in Papua New Guinea, opening up opportunities for economic growth and development benefits.
Second AUSMAT team to be deployed to Papua New Guinea A second team of Australian medical and public health specialists will be arriving in Papua New Guinea to further support PNG’s response to the rising number of COVID-19 cases.