You are here

Results for Australia

Monday 19 April 2021

Auckland, New Zealand
The first two-way quarantine-free commercial flights between Australia and New Zealand started today, April 19.
Monday 12 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A total of 213 seasonal workers left Tonga last Friday, 9 April, to work in Adelaide, Australia.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 31 March 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A repatriation flight with 110 passengers arrived in Tonga from Auckland, today. Another flight from Australia was scheduled today, to pick up seasonal workers, who are expected to depart for Australia later this evening.
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 23 March 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three repatriation flights to Tonga are now expected to arrive on March 31 and April 1. The flights will be from Auckland, Brisbane and Fiji.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 4 March 2021

Shepparton, Australia
New York Times reporting: With the Australian borders closed to the backpackers who do much of the country’s farm labour, the coronavirus pandemic has exposed the shaky labour foundation of the country’s agriculture industry, spurring calls for an immigration overhaul. Right now, farmers are contending with national borders that were closed in March 2020 and are unlikely to reopen until 2022.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 3 March 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Repatriation flights from Australia and Fiji arrived this afternoon with 167 passengers, confirmed Deputy Police Commissioner ‘Atunaisa Taumoepeau.
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 1 March 2021

Sydney, Australia
The National Rugby League (NRL) is seeking millions of dollars from Australia's federal government to introduce rugby league in Pacific Islands schools, including Tonga.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 25 February 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
More than 100 seasonal workers left Tonga on a chartered flight for Australia this afternoon, February 25. Tonga has since last year been sending seasonal workers to Australia, despite the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions and border closures.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 24 February 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Australian citizens and permanent residents in Tonga who wish to return to Australia via Auckland can now get a connecting flight to Sydney within 24 hours. No COVID-19 test is required prior to departure, however, passengers must cover the costs of the mandatory 14-days quarantine on arrival in Australia.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 18 February 2021

Canberra, Australia
Australia plans to start the roll out of the Pfizer/BioNTech CoViD-19 vaccine next week to the first and most vulnerable Australians from 22 February.
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 16 February 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new warehouse for the National Emergency Management Office (NEMO) to safely stockpile goods to assist in times of disasters, was commissioned on February 16, at Poutaha.
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 12 February 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new classroom building for Holonga Government Primary School was commissioned on February 11, under a recovery program for schools damaged by Tropical Cyclone Gita in 2018.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 11 February 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
107 passengers were repatriated to Tonga on a chartered flight from Australia this afternoon. A group of seasonal workers also departed Tonga on the same flight.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 10 February 2021

Sydney, Australia
Eight hundred and fifteen additional seasonal workers from the Pacific Islands, including Tonga, have been approved to help fill jobs in horticulture and meat processing industries in New South Wales, Australia.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 23 December 2020

Tasmania, Australia
The 162 seasonal workers who left Tonga on Monday for Australia, are spending 14 days in quarantine in a hotel before they are released to work on farms in Tasmania.
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 21 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
One hundred and sixty-two seasonal workers left Tonga for Brisbane, Australia today on a chartered flight, confirmed Paul Karalus of Tonga’s Air Terminal Services this afternoon.
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 15 December 2020
Adrian Morrison

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
We are all dealing with the impacts of emissions and climate change—in Australia, in Tonga and everywhere else in the world. To support others around the world, at the PIF High-Level Roundtable in December, Prime Minister Morrison announced Australia’s new global climate finance pledge of at least $1.5 billion over the period 2020 to 2025. This includes a $500 million investment in the Pacific to support renewable energy deployment and climate and disaster resilience. This is a 50 per cent increase on Australia’s previous pledge. By H.E. Adrian Morrison, the Australian High Commissioner to Tonga
Friday 4 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Australia has provided AUD$2.885 million towards Tonga’s outer islands solar power project, supported by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), to help reduce reliance on diesel for power generation.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 25 November 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Australia supports Tonga in joining a global campaign to end gender based violence starting today, 25 November, the International Day for Elimination of Gender-Based Violence.
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 24 November 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
117 repatriated passengers arrived at Fua’amotu International Airport from Brisbane, Australia this afternoon. Tongan seasonal workers boarded the return flight to Brisbane.
Node is premium Premium content

Pages