Stepping-up Australia’s engagement in the Pacific
At the 2016 Pacific Islands Forum Leaders' Meeting in Pohnpei, the Prime Minister, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP, committed to a 'step-change' in Australia's engagement with the Pacific. At this year's Forum Leaders' Meeting on 8 September in Apia, Samoa, the Prime Minister delivered on that promise, announcing a range of measures to strengthen Australia's engagement with the Pacific, including through:
- stronger partnerships for economic growth
- stronger partnerships for security
- stronger relationships between our people.