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AU3.5 million in Australian support for people affected by Tropical Cyclone Gita

Photo: HMAF personnel and staff from the Tonga Meteorological Services load Australian emergency supplies onto a vehicle at the National Emergency Management Office warehouse. Photo Credit: Australian High Commission. Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Julie Bishop MP and Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Senator the Hon Concetta Fierravanti-Wells announced additional humanitarian assistance […]

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Australia Minister for International Development and the Pacific visits Tonga

Senator The Hon Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, Minister for International Development and The Pacific Senator The Hon Concetta Fierravanti-Wells will travel to Tonga from 20 to 23 September.  This will be her first visit to Tonga as Minister for International Development and the Pacific. She will meet senior Tongan ministers and officials to further strengthen cooperation between our […]

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Introduction of biometrics collection for applicants in Samoa and Tonga

Introduction of biometrics collection for applicants in Samoa and Tonga

From tomorrow, Thursday, 28 April 2016, Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection will commence the collection of biometrics in Samoa and Tonga. The Australian Visa Application Centres (AVAC) in Samoa and Tonga will commence collecting biometrics on Thursday 28 April 2016. Biometrics will be collected from visa applicants who are in Samoa and Tonga at […]

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Tonga: 2016 ANZAC Day Dawn Service

ANZAC Day 2016 will be observed on Monday 25 April to commemorate servicemen and women from Tonga, Australia and New Zealand who fought and died in the interests of world peace. While Gallipoli was the first major combat role for Australian and New Zealand forces in the First World War, this year marks the 100th […]

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