Development cooperation in Southeast Asia
To support our Southeast Asian neighbours’ response and recovery to COVID-19, Australia quickly pivoted our development cooperation to focus on health security, stability and economic recovery, outlined in our Partnerships for Recovery strategy. Read more on the Australian Government's development policy Partnerships for Recovery: Australia’s COVID-19 Development Response.
Australia’s development partnership with South Asia is based on the three pillars of health security, stability and economic recovery.
In addition to our bilateral development cooperation with individual Southeast Asia countries, Australia has long-standing investments in development cooperation to address shared regional challenges. Read more about Australia's ASEAN and Mekong programs.
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