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13 Dec 2018

Divine Word University supports women’s empowerment in the workplace

​Narelle Diau, Lilly Wani, Emma Francis and Marychris Gil are proud to be working in various roles in male dominated fields of construction and mechanics at Divine Word University (DWU) in Madang and hope that in time more women will gain skills and employment in male-dominated fields and continue to break down cultural employment barriers.

13 Dec 2018

Project empowers girls in and out of school

Lynneth is working on the construction of new science labs at the Palmalmal Secondary School in East New Britain’s Pomio district. Empowerment is at the heart of the upgrade project, funded by the #PNGAusPartnership through the Incentive Fund. Making the school more female-friendly will help girls learn better and stay at school longer so they can reach their full potential.

30 Oct 2018

University expansion in Madang to improve access to higher education in PNG

​More than 1600 students of Divine Word University in Madang, Papua New Guinea are set to benefit from construction of new facilities and improved service delivery, through the latest Papua New Guinea Australia Partnership Incentive Fund Agreement.

24 Oct 2018

NARI delivers transformative solar rice mill machinery to communities

Communities in the Markham, Menyamya and Huon Districts of Morobe Province, were recipients of the first 14 of 70 solar powered rice mill machinery delivered through a Papua New Guinea-Australia Incentive Fund project to boost food security and improve rural livelihoods.

28 May 2018

Nazarene Hospital Extension

Work has started on the largest expansion in Nazarene Hospital's history.

11 Apr 2018

International Women's Day

Young Women from Marianville Secondary School outside Port Moresby talk about what International Women's Day means to them.

25 Mar 2016

Eligible organisations can submit proposals at any time

Unlike in previous phases, eligible organisations can now apply for funding at any time, without having to wait for an application round to open.

21 Mar 2016

ABC Radio Australia interviews Susil Nelson about helping women in PNG

Susil Nelson, Board Member for Incentive Fund, discusses Australia's record of supporting women and young girls in PNG.

08 Mar 2016

Incentive Fund strengthens support for women and girls

Australia has a long history of supporting Papua New Guinean women and girls to achieve their ambitions, including through the Incentive Fund program.
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