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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Thursday 16 January 2014
Tuesday 4 June 2013
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.
Thursday 14 March 2013
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.
Wednesday 6 February 2013
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.
Thursday 15 September 2011
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.
Sunday 16 August 2009
Last week's Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) leaders' summit, held in the northern Australian city of Cairns, saw the Labor government of Prime Minister Kevin Rudd move to extend its control over the regional body. Despite earlier statements from a number of Pacific governments expressing disquiet over Canberra's stance on issues including Fiji, climate change, and regional trade, every PIF member state toed the line and signed the final summit communiqué drafted by the Australian government. -By Frank Gaglioti