Fiji’s tourism industry is set for a boost with a $68 million investment in Fiji Airports for improved air services and connections in the region.
As a key initiative under the Trilateral Partnership for Infrastructure Investment in the Indo-Pacific, Australia, the US, and Japan have invested approximately AU$40 million in the project, along with Palau.
Australia and Papua New Guinea signed an MOU to support PNG maritime port infrastructure through the AIFFP
Australia and Papua New Guinea signed a Memorandum of Understanding to support upgrades of major PNG ports
The AIFFP signed financing agreements with Solomon Islands Electricity Authority and Solomon Islands for more affordable and reliable energy for Honiara
The Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Senator the Hon Zed Seselja, visited the AIFFP
The Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Senator the Hon Zed Seselja, visited the offices of the Australian Infrastructure Financing Facility for the Pacific (AIFFP) at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Australia, through the AIFFP, signed a series of agreements with Palau and the Belau Submarine Cable Corporation (BSCC) to provide financing for the construction of an undersea fibre optic cable.
The Australia Infrastructure Financing Facility for the Pacific (AIFFP) took part in NAIDOC Week 2020 celebrations, the annual National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander celebration.
Following an open tender process, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has entered into contract to establish a Capital Infrastructure Service Panel
Australia is partnering with Japan and the United States to finance an undersea fibre optic cable to the Republic of Palau. This project, valued at approximately US$30 million, will ensure reliable, secure digital connectivity in Palau.
Australia is working in partnership with Fiji to mitigate the impact of floods on the major population centre of Nadi in a joint effort to save lives, reduce homelessness and protect the local economy.
On 30 August 2019, Prime Minister Morrison announced that the Australian Government would finance the Front End Engineering Design study (FEED) in Timor-Leste, in response to a formal request from the Timor-Leste Government to assist in their efforts to construct a quality undersea telecommunications cable.
Prime Minister Morrison advised Solomon Islands Prime Minister Sogavare of Australia’s further support for the Tina River Hydropower Development Project through the Australian Infrastructure Financing Facility for the Pacific (AIFFP), in response to Solomon Islands’ request for financing.