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Monday 30 October 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An election reporting workshop for journalists, alongside media presentation training for women candidates in Tonga's 2017 general election, is being held from October 30 to November 3, in Nuku'alofa.
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Friday 27 January 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A $7.5m Australian Dollars Program to establish a Skills Development System for Tonga was launched yesterday morning, 25 January at the Fa’onelua Convention Centre, Nuku’alofa.
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Wednesday 30 November 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An 18 month long project to support the development of the vanilla industry in Vava'u this year has also helped Tonga's MAFF and Australian development partners to better understand the challenges and opportunities faced by vanilla growers and the vanilla industry. Over 100 vanilla growers were directly assisted and 328 plantations monitored under the project, which has identified a need for new plantings, particularly on small family plantations.
Thursday 22 September 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Australian Government is providing an additional funding of AUD$3.2 million dollars to support health services in Tonga, to be more inclusive of people with disabilities, Australia's visiting Minister of International Development and the Pacific, Senator Hon Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, announced today at Vaiola Hospital, Nuku'alofa.
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Monday 16 May 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Faceook, Jo Yasmina says: Malo Australia :) , like all other Development Partners for Tonga are 'committing' & 'giving' $, and all are helping the "ongoing development in Tonga as well as economic reform". . Plus, no Gov't so little as Tonga economy can work alone. God bless Tonga!
Wednesday 11 May 2016

Facebook, Robert Blake says: No disrespect to Australia for supporting, thanks- But this is undermining Tonga's Democratic system. ...When Australia help release that pressure by paying AUD$12million...the Government no longer see needs to answer to its people, no longer needs to justify their action to the people. ...coz the Gov't is employed by Australia.
Tuesday 23 February 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Apart from loss of agricultural food crops, some damage to schools, Ngu Hospital and HMAF Camp Fangatongo, Vava‘u has emerged from Cyclone Winston’s two close passes without significant damage to major infrastructure, an official assessment survey has concluded. Australia delivered 400 mosquito nets in partnership with the Tonga Red Cross Society to help control the spread of Zika virus after the cyclone.
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Friday 27 November 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A specialist urology team from Australia with local health staff provided free diagnostic and treatment services at Vaiola Hospital from November 17-23.
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Friday 13 November 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A team of Australian business consultants supported by the Australian Government is helping small to medium enterprises in the Pacific to raise finance to take their businesses forward.
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Friday 30 October 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Businesses in Tongatapu and Vava'u can now pay their PAYE tax and Consumption Tax online, thanks to a new revenue management system known as "RMS7", that was launched by the Australian Deputy High Commissioner, Ms Sophie Temby this morning, 30 October at Tonga's Ministry of Revenue and Customs office, Hala Lelue, Nuku’alofa.
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Tuesday 27 October 2015
Geneva, Switzerland
A three-year funding commitment of $3 million has been made by Australia to support intellectual property (IP) programs in needy countries, particularly in the Indo-Pacific region.
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Thursday 27 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A total of 72 students received their certificates in specialized technical and vocational training from the Australia-Pacific Technical College (APTC) during a graduation ceremony in Nuku’alofa on Thursday, 27 August. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Thursday 11 June 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A specialist urology team from Australia provided a range of free diagnostic and treatment services to patients at Vaiola Hospital during a training and mentoring visit to Tonga’s Vaiola Hospital on May 30 to June 5.
Tuesday 7 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Nuku’alofa Central Police station will be undergoing major renovation this year worth over $2 million pa’anga funded under a Tonga Police Development Program (TPDP).
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Wednesday 7 May 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Putting fresh products onto supermarket shelves in other countries is a major challenge and a lot of things have to come together before Pacific Islands growers can successfully get a particular product over the market access line, said Annalize Struwig, visiting the PHAMA program in Tonga.
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Thursday 16 January 2014
Canberra, Australia
Australia will provide an initial $50,000 (AUD) in emergency supplies to assist the Government of Tonga to respond to the needs of people affected by Cyclone Ian, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announced on Tuesday.
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Tuesday 4 June 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Australian Government will provide an estimated T$55.67 million (AUD32.2m) in development assistance to Tonga in 2013-14, the Australian High Commission announced today, 4 June.
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Thursday 14 March 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Increased opportunites for Tongan migrant workers and lower fees for students going to New Zealand and Australia, along with other development assistance goals, are among key advantages being sought by Tonga in its PACER Plus free trade negotiations.
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Wednesday 6 February 2013
Suva, Fiji
Multi-million grants from Australia and New Zealand were handed over to the Vice-Chancellor and President of the USP, Professor Rajesh Chandra at the Oceania Centre for Arts, Culture and Pacific Studies, Suva on 30 January.
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Thursday 15 September 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new 'Ohonua Community Police Station in 'Eua constructed at a cost of $1.1 million pa'anga was opened on September 14, the second to be built under the Tonga Police Development Program.
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