We partner with governments and private sector in the Pacific and Timor-Leste, to provide grant and loan financing for high quality, transformational energy, water, transport, telecommunications and other infrastructure.
Australia is a proud neighbour in the Pacific, committed to the region's stability, security and its citizens' prosperity.
With billions of dollars invested, unparalleled capability and decades of on-the-ground engagement, Australia is a trusted partner of Pacific nations.
The Asian Development Bank estimates over USD30 billion needs to be invested in the Pacific's infrastructure by 2030.
The AIFFP is part of Australia’s Pacific Step-up and builds on our legacy as an enduring infrastructure development partner in the Pacific. The AIFFP is delivered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, within the Office of the Pacific.
The AIFFP was announced by Prime Minister Morrison in November 2018 and became operational on 1 July 2019.
We partner with Pacific governments and the private sector to design high impact, safeguarded projects and enable their delivery through up to AUD1.5 billion in loan financing and up to AUD500 million in grants.