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Solomon Islands and Australia: standing strong together infographic

Solomon Islands and Australia: standing strong together infographic

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Solomon Islands and Australia: standing strong together infographic.
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Solomon Islands and Australia

Iumi Stanap Strong Tugeda (Standing Strong Together)

  • Honiara is only a 3 hour flight from Brisbane
  • Up to 10,000 Australians visit Solomon Islands each year
  • 87 Australian volunteers in 2018-19
  • 573 Australia Award Scholarships since 2007
  • Maintained 692km or roads and 19 bridges in 2017-18 /$187 million in official development assistance in 2018-19
  • New National Birthing Centre
  • 102 Health care workers trained in providing clinical services to survivors of gender-based violence
  • New Security Treaty
  • 2 New Patrol Boats
  • 1559 females trained in business income generating skills in 2017-18
  • 210 Solomon Islanders graduated from APTC with internationally recognized tertiary and vocational qualifications in 2017
  • $2 billion Australian Infrastructure Financing facility for the Pacific
  • Coral Sea Cable System/High speed reliable internet from Sydney to Honiara and beyond
  • 322 Number of female police officers Australia has helped train in Solomon Islands
  • Almost 900 Australian businesses export goods to Solomon Islands
  • $317 million worth of two way trade in 2017
  • 101 school infrastructure projects completed over the last year, including 74 new classrooms and the expansion of 13 schools for Solomon Islands
Last Updated: 5 December 2018
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