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“Samoa is one of Australia’s Closest and Oldest Partners in the Pacific” HE Sara Moriarty

2020 Australia Day Speech by Australian High Commissioner to Samoa HE Ms Sara Moriarty Reverend Mauga Motu Your Highness the Head of State Tuimaleali’ifano Va’aletoa Sualauvi Lelua and Masiofo Hon Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi Hon Deputy Prime Minister, Fiame Naomi Mata’afa Cabinet Ministers and Members of Parliament Government officials & diplomatic colleagues Distinguished guests, […]

Prominent Samoan writer honoured by Victoria University of Wellington

Australia-Pacific Labour Mobility Gives Samoan Father Hope and a Future

By Nanai Laveitiga Tuiletufuga, Sydney Australia. Four months ago, Junior Fidow could hardly make ends meet to support his family of five children. Today, there is hope and the future looks bright for the 41 year old former Marketing and Sales clerk and his family. He is earning close to AUST$1,000 a week after deductions, thanks […]

Australia Invests $40 Million in PacificAus Sports Initiative

Australia Invests $40 Million in PacificAus Sports Initiative

7 September Sydney Australia. By Nanai Laveitiga Tuiletufuga in Sydney.  Over the next 5 years, Australia will be investing AUST$40 million dollars to fund its new PacificAus Sports initiative. And Samoa along with five Pacific Island countries will reap the fruits of Australia’s labour of love from the ambitious program aimed at further enhancement of […]

Australia-Pacific Labour Mobility Gives Samoan Father Hope and a Future

Reconstructive Surgical Team to Visit Samoa

07 August 2019, Apia Samoa. An Interplast team focusing on reconstructive surgical services will visit Samoa at the end of this month to conduct clinics in Upolu & Savaii. Funded by the Australian Government and Rotary Clubs in Australia and New Zealand Interplast medical teams have been visiting Samoa for over 35 years and the […]

ADB Launches US$9 Billion Facility for COVID-19 Vaccine Access and Distribution

Australia Helps to Step Up Netball Samoa’s World Cup Preparations

With just over two months before the 2019 Netball World Cup, Netball Samoa have stepped up their preparations with an intensive training camp in Sydney, supported by Netball Australia and the Australian Government. The camp provided a rare opportunity for Samoa’s top players to train together before travelling to Liverpool in July for the Netball […]

Rising Samoa Tennis Star Wins Best Overall Female Athlete at Pacific Oceania Junior Championships

Prime Minister’s Opening Address at APTC graduation

Rev Faulalo Leti HE Sara Moriarty Graduates Representatives of educational institutions & Government ministries Guests. Ladies & Gentlemen It is my pleasant duty to address you all on this special occasion to mark the graduation of 56 men and women of Samoa’s workforce. Congratulations on your achievements and hard work in attaining an Australian qualification. […]

Pacific Satellite Connectivity Project Launches in Avao Savaii