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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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Media Release: Australian Support for Nauru's Development

Several new bilateral aid investments were announced today between Australia and Nauru, delivering social, medical, and civic benefits to the people of Nauru.

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Joint Media Release: Visit to Nauru for Pacific Islands Meeting Forum

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, and Assistant Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Senator the Hon Anne Ruston, will travel to Nauru from 3 to 5 September 2018 to represent Australia at the 49th Pacific Islands Forum.

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