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About Australian Aid

Through its aid program the Australian Government assists developing countries to reduce poverty and achieve sustainable development in line with Australia’s national interest. This video provides a brief outline of the role Australia plays in international development.

Through its aid program the Australian Government assists developing countries to reduce poverty and achieve sustainable development in line with Australia’s national interest. This video provides a brief outline of the role Australia plays in international development.

Issue: Australia's aid
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Green revolution in East Timor

Seeds of Life, an Australian-funded program in Timor-Leste, is working to help poor farmers grow crops that are better suited to Timor-Leste's climate.

Seeds of Life, an Australian-funded program in Timor-Leste, is working to help poor farmers grow crops that are better suited to Timor-Leste's climate.

Issue: Food security
Country: Timor-Leste
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Improving education in Laos

This video looks at addressing poverty in Laos through education.

This video looks at addressing poverty in Laos through education.

Issue: Human rights, Education
Country: Laos
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Kiribati and climate change

Kiribati and climate change

At only four metres above sea level, the small, island nation of Kiribati is one of the countries most vulnerable to the effects of climate change and sea-level rise. The country is responding by managing water resources better, monitoring groundwater quality and improving sanitation to reduce groundwater pollution. President of Kiribati, Anote Tong, outlined his concerns in the lead up to the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, 2009.

Issue: Environment
Country: Kiribati
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MDG 1 Eradicate Extreme Hunger and Poverty

This video outlines the work being done to achieve the first Millennium Development Goal and uses the work of Habitat for Humanity in Bangladesh as an example of how Australia is assisting countries to achieve this goal.

This video outlines the work being done to achieve the first Millennium Development Goal and uses the work of Habitat for Humanity in Bangladesh as an example of how Australia is assisting countries to achieve this goal.

Issue: Food security
Country: Bangladesh
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MDG 2 Achieve Universal Primary Education

This video outlines the work being done to achieve the second Millennium Development Goal and uses education programs in Laos to highlight the benefits of educating children.

This video outlines the work being done to achieve the second Millennium Development Goal and uses education programs in Laos to highlight the benefits of educating children.

Issue: Human rights
Country: Laos
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MDG 3 Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women

This video outlines the work being done to achieve the third Millennium Development Goal and  looks at efforts to empower women in East Timor, including boosting the female presence in government, employment and education.

This video outlines the work being done to achieve the third Millennium Development Goal and  looks at efforts to empower women in East Timor, including boosting the female presence in government, employment and education.

Issue: Human rights
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MDG 4 Reduce Child Mortality

This video outlines the work being done to achieve the fourth Millennium Development Goal and profiles the efforts to improve health and health education in rural Papua New Guinea.

This video outlines the work being done to achieve the fourth Millennium Development Goal and profiles the efforts to improve health and health education in rural Papua New Guinea.

Issue: Health, Human rights
Country: Papua New Guinea
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MDG 5 Improve Maternal Health

This video outlines the work being done to achieve the fifth Millennium Development Goal and looks at the challenges facing East Timor, which has one of the world’s highest maternal mortality rates.

This video outlines the work being done to achieve the fifth Millennium Development Goal and looks at the challenges facing East Timor, which has one of the world’s highest maternal mortality rates.

Issue: Health, Human rights
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MDG 6 Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases

This video outlines work being done to achieve the sixth Millennium Development Goal and looks at Indonesia’s national strategy to combat the HIV epidemic, which is one of the fastest growing in Asia.

This video outlines work being done to achieve the sixth Millennium Development Goal and looks at Indonesia’s national strategy to combat the HIV epidemic, which is one of the fastest growing in Asia.

Issue: Health
Country: Indonesia
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MDG 7 Ensure Environmental Sustainability

This video outlines the work being done to achieve the seventh Millennium Development Goal and looks at the challenges of providing fresh water in Kiribati arising from climate change.

This video outlines the work being done to achieve the seventh Millennium Development Goal and looks at the challenges of providing fresh water in Kiribati arising from climate change.

Issue: Environment, Water and sanitation
Country: Kiribati
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MDG 8 Develop a Global Partnership for Development

This video outlines the work being done to achieve the eighth Millennium Development Goal and looks at Australia’s partnership with eight Pacific Island countries that sees each country work effectively towards development.

This video outlines the work being done to achieve the eighth Millennium Development Goal and looks at Australia’s partnership with eight Pacific Island countries that sees each country work effectively towards development.

Country: Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Indonesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu
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Mine action in Laos

This video outlines the mine clearance programs currently operating in Laos and Cambodia. As well as clearing mines and making the land usable for farming the video looks at how assistance and education is needed for victims of mines and those living in landmine-affected areas.

This video outlines the mine clearance programs currently operating in Laos and Cambodia. As well as clearing mines and making the land usable for farming the video looks at how assistance and education is needed for victims of mines and those living in landmine-affected areas.

Country: Cambodia, Laos
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Status of women in Timor-Leste

This video looks at the status of women in Timor-Leste ten years on from independence. It outlines efforts to empower women, gain female representation in parliament, improve maternal and child health, and address violence against women.

This video looks at the status of women in Timor-Leste ten years on from independence. It outlines efforts to empower women, gain female representation in parliament, improve maternal and child health, and address violence against women.

Issue: Human rights
Country: Timor-Leste
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Targeting tuberculosis in Kiribati

Overcrowding in South Tarawa, Kiribati, has led to the highest incidence of tuberculosis in the Pacific.

Overcrowding in South Tarawa, Kiribati, has led to the highest incidence of tuberculosis in the Pacific. The Directly Observed Treatment Strategy (DOTS) uses nurses and health workers to identify and treat people with tuberculosis. The strategy has dramatically reduced the incidence of tuberculosis.

Issue: Health
Country: Kiribati
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