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Tuesday 8 January 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HE Mr Thomas Roth, Australia's 14th High Commissioner to Tonga in a farewell reception at the Australian Residence, Mirrabooka on Friday 4 January 2013 welcomed colleagues, friends and acquaintance.
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Thursday 13 December 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Visiting Tonga, Senator Louise Pratt of Western Australia, presented new uniforms to Tonga Police officers at the Police Headquarter in Longlongo today. This is part of a Tonga Police Development Program funded by a Tri-Partite Development Agreement between Tonga, Australia and New Zealand. Photos by Linny Folau.
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Wednesday 26 September 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
At the Australia-Tonga Defence Cooperation Talks 2012, held today in Nuku'alofa, Australia reaffirmed its continued assistance to the Tonga Defence Services through a number of projects, activities and exercises planned for the next 12 months.
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Wednesday 22 August 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The World Bank and the Government of Tonga today signed a US$2.9 million grant agreement to implement the Tonga Energy Road Map, which will improve the access, efficiency and cost of energy for Tonga’s 104,000 people. The Government of Australia, through the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility, is contributing US$2.5 million of the total grant, according to a press statement by the World Bank today.
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Thursday 9 August 2012
Brisbane, Australia
Frothy volcanic rock called pumice, thrown out by Tongan eruptions in 2006, transported around 80 species of marine creatures to Australia's Great Barrier Reef.
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Thursday 2 August 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two women have become heads of Tonga's overseas missions, with HRH Princess Latufuipeka appointed as Tonga's new High Commissioner to Australia, while Tania Tupou becomes Tonga's first Ambassador to Japan.
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Wednesday 1 August 2012
Melbourne, Australia
The Melbourne Tapa exhibition will be launched by HRH Princess Latufuipeka Tuku'aho in Melbourne on Thursday 2 August in her first official duty as the High Commissioner of Tonga to Australia, at the start of a five-day Melbourne tour. Photos Loketi Niua Latu.
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Friday 15 June 2012
Canberra, Australia
Australia is the largest single ultimate destination for Chinese direct investment, and though Australia is a relatively small economy, it is likely to remain one of China's largest foreign investment destinations for a while to come. At the same time, the scale and pace of growth in Chinese direct investment has led to populist reactions that have challenged the open investment regime in Australia and, in particular, raised policy questions about whether investments by state-owned enterprises (SOEs) need to be treated differently from private investment. By Peter Drysdale, Australia National University.
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Wednesday 29 February 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Australian Government today announced it will provide $5 million to support health and education professionals in Tonga.
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Wednesday 3 August 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga has so much to be proud of in its education system, the Governor General of the Commonwealth of Australia HE Ms Quentin Bryce said in visiting the Nuku'alofa Government Primary School on August 2.
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Wednesday 7 October 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Mohammed Fahda (22) one of Australia's "Most Wanted People" who is accused of murder, was extradited to Australia on Monday, October 5 following his arrest in Tongatapu last week.
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Wednesday 21 May 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Australian High Commissioner to Tonga, Dr Bruce Hunt, donated $4,991 pa'anga to the Tonga Red Cross today under its Direct Aid Programme.
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Thursday 15 May 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Total Australian Official Development Assistance (ODA) to the Kingdom of Tonga will increase from an estimated $15.7 million in 2007-08, to an estimate of $19.3 million in 2008-09, this includes an increase in bilateral assistance from an estimated $12 million in 2007-08 to an estimate of $13.2 million in 2008-09.
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Tuesday 12 February 2008
Alic Springs,Australia
Maori Party MP Hone Harawira is to join thousands of Aboriginals in Canberra where the Australian Prime Minister is expected to make an apology to indigenous Australians.
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Friday 8 February 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The establishment of the post of Parliamentary Secretary for Pacific Island Affairs by Australia's new Labour government is to honour a commitment that was made by the Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd during the General Election late last year.
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Saturday 19 January 2008
New Zealand
Six former directors and executives of AWB (formerly the Australian Wheat Board) got a Christmas present they had been half expecting, but not looking forward to, when the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (Asic) confirmed it would be bringing civil charges against them.
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Tuesday 14 August 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
2007-08-14 17:05:00 +1300 Mr Bob Carmichael the Australian Pacific Investment Commissioner is in Tonga, scouting for investment opportunities for Australian companies.
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Sunday 30 March 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Margaret Durham from the New South Wales Department of Education and Training, Australia, ran a two-day workshop on Ethics in Business in Nuku’alofa from February 19-20. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 1, March 2003.
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