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Tuesday 15 September 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Students at GPS Nuku’alofa, GPS Hoi, and GPS Talafo’ou, are now enjoying their new classrooms that were opened recently. The classrooms were repaired and reconstructed after they were damaged by Tropical Cyclone Gita in 2018.
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Monday 15 June 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Australian Government has contributed AUD$1.9m to community organisations in Tonga earlier this month, to provide safe water supply, teach hand hygiene, and support agricultural development to protect against the impact of CoViD-19.
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Thursday 4 June 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Australian Government is supporting an initiative to ensure humanitarian and medical supplies are delivered to Pacific Island countries, including Tonga, to mitigate the impacts of CoViD-19.
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Tuesday 2 June 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Around eighty Tongan students studying in Fiji, Samoa, Vanuatu and Australia under the Australia Awards Scholarships have had to adjust their normal study routine to cope with CoViD-19 restrictions.
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Monday 27 April 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongan Navy bid farewell to the VOEA Pangai navy patrol boat on 23 April after almost 30 years of service, operating within Tonga and internationally.
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Thursday 26 March 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Australian Volunteers were flown out of Tonga on a charter flight organised by the Australian Volunteers International (AVI) on 25 March, confirmed the Australian High Commission (AHC) in Tonga today.
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Tuesday 25 February 2020

Kingston, Norfolk Island
A Norfolk Island group is calling to remove land rates forced by the Australian Government, which it says “would lead to dispossession of the island's people”. They want to find an alternative to the new economic and financial regime constructed under Australian Commonwealth legislation.
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Wednesday 7 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Australia’s Westfield Junior Matildas team U16 will take on Tonga’s National Women’s team U19 in a friendly game in Tonga on Thursday, 8 August, kicking off at 1:00 pm, at the Tonga Football Academy in Veitongo. By Eleanor Gee.
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Thursday 15 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Grant and sponsorship funding was awarded today by the Tonga Health Promotion Foundation to support healthy living initiatives to strengthen, prevent and control Non Communicable Diseases (NCD's) which have reached a critical level in Tonga.
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Thursday 7 June 2018

Apia, Samoa
The Australian Government has signed an AU$12 million-dollar agreement with the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) last week, to provide continuous support to sustainable development programs in the Pacific region.
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Tuesday 2 May 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A $7.5 million Tonga Skills programme funded by Australia aims to develop the skills Tonga needs to get its economy rolling. A steering committee met for the first time yesterday, and will work toward setting up a national skills development system and address a lack of essential skills. The Deputy Prime Minister Hon Siaosi Sovaleni is chairman.
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Friday 24 June 2016

Nadi, Fiji
A three-year initiative, involving education ministries in Papua New Guinea, Samoa and Solomon Islands, to improve education quality by increasing literacy and numeracy levels of students in the Pacific region, was discussed when education leaders from the three countries met in Fiji this week.
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Wednesday 10 February 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Five outstanding Pacific Islanders including a young Tongan woman Adi Talanaivini Mafi (25) have been awarded the 2016 Greg Urwin Awards.
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Monday 22 June 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Australian Government has removed a cap on its Seasonal Worker Program (SWP) meaning there will be no longer be a limit to the number of workers from participating Pacific Islands countries.
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Saturday 5 October 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Kolovai Health Centre on the western district of Tongatapu has re-opened its doors on October 4 after being refurbished with over $20,000 pa’anga by the Australian Government, supporting the fight against Non-Communicable Diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, which are reaching epidemic levels in Tonga.
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Wednesday 24 April 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Australian Government has given the Tongan Government a generous $8.7 million pa’anga boost to support salaries and service delivery in the health and education sectors.
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