In another first for the Vuvale Partnership, today the Australian Government provided Fijian Government FJD10.7 million in direct funding to support Fijians on social welfare.
With funding through the Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Australia will further assist the Fijian Government in its efforts to support our most vulnerable members of society as we respond to COVID-19 and TC Harold.
The agreement was signed by Fiji’s Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Hon. Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum and Australian High Commissioner to Fiji John Feakes, alongside Fiji’s Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Hon. Mereseini Vuniwaqa.
The signing agreement also includes additional support to Ministry of Health & Medical Services – Fiji to continue their efforts in protecting Fiji against COVID-19. Australia remains committed to supporting our most vulnerable