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New Colombo Plan
The New Colombo Plan aims to lift knowledge of the Asia Pacific in Australia and strengthen our people-to-people and institutional relationships, through study and internships for Australian undergraduate students in the region.
The New Colombo Plan
Australia: United Nations Security Council 2013-2014
Australia will serve on the United Nations Security Council during 2013 and 2014.
Asian Century Country Strategies
Strategies that take forward the objective of the Australia in the Asian Century White Paper.
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Providing grants to foster people-to-people and institutional links - bilaterally and regionally.
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