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Media Release: Australian Aid Efficiency Game Changer

A new one-stop-shop for the Australian aid program, AusConnect, has been officially opened, connecting people and suppliers across Australian aid contracts.

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Joint Media Release: Lobethal Freight Access Upgrade Underway

Major works have started on the Coalition Government’s $14 million Lobethal Freight Access Upgrade.

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Media Release: Canberra and Dili closer than ever

Australia and Timor-Leste’s enduring relationship has been further strengthened this week following an Australian ministerial visit.

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Joint Media Release: Timor-Leste to access the Pacific Labour Scheme

We are pleased to announce that Timor Leste has been invited to join the Pacific Labour Scheme.

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Media Release - Visit to Timor-Leste

I will travel to Dili, Timor-Leste, from 20 to 22 November to further strengthen our strong bilateral relationship.

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Media Release: Strengthening Indian Ocean economic partnership and development

I will visit Durban, South Africa, from 1 - 2 November to attend the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Council of Ministers’ Meeting.

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Media Release: International Day of Rural Women 2018

Today on the International Day of Rural Women we celebrate the contribution rural women provide to their communities.

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Media Release: Rugby League builds Australia-PNG partnership

Australia and Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister’s XIII representative teams hit the field yesterday, demonstrating the strong relationship the two nations share.

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Media Release: International Whaling Commission rejects proposal to resume commercial whaling

The Australian Government welcomes the International Whaling Commission’s rejection of a proposal to overturn the global moratorium on commercial whaling. The Commission also rejected attempts to weaken its decision-making rules and establish catch-limits for commercial whaling.

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Media Release: Visit to Brazil for International Whaling Commission Meeting

I will travel to Florianópolis, Brazil, from 8 to 10 September 2018 to lead Australia’s delegation at the 67th meeting of the International Whaling Commission.

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