Advancing the interests of Australia and Australians internationally
22 December 2011
Australia launched its new Humanitarian Action Policy at the United Nations in New York on 16 December 2011. The Policy supports the fundamental purpose of Australia’s aid program—to help overcome poverty.
More about Australia's Humanitarian Action Policy.
The Community-based Climate Change Action Grants is a funding scheme for non-government organisations to develop and implement community-based climate change responses.
Find out more about climate change action grants.
A new report has confirmed that the Australian aid program is one of the most effective international donors to fragile states. The report also confirms Australia is an effective performer by global donor standards, especially in the areas of promoting transparency and learning.
Find out more about the quality of Australian aid.
Successful projects for the 2011–12 round of the Human Rights Grants Scheme have been announced. Australia will provide $3.7 million to fund 41 projects across the Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa
Find out more about these projects.
Have your say on the following articles recently posted on the AusAID blog:
19 December 2011:
Preparing for a rough summer in Asia and the Pacific.
That Australian aid will offer 2,400 scholarships to students from developing countries in the next 12 months.
See more fast facts.
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