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Australia – Papua New Guinea Bilateral Security Agreement

Countries, economies and regions

Today, the Hon Anthony Albanese MP, Prime Minister of Australia, and the Hon James Marape MP, Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, signed the Agreement Between the Government of Australia and the Government of Papua New Guinea on a Framework for Closer Security Relations and released a Joint Statement.

The Agreement is a legally-binding framework for deepening security cooperation between Australia and Papua New Guinea.

It elevates, broadens and modernises our longstanding security relationship and will help Australia and Papua New Guinea work together to contribute to our region’s security.

The Agreement can be viewed and downloaded in full.

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