The Australian federal election will be held on Saturday 18 May 2019. If you’re an eligible Australian citizen overseas you can still participate.
Go to www.aec.gov.au/overseas
To vote in the Australian federal election you must be enrolled. To enrol, check or update your enrolment details visit www.aec.gov.au by 8pm, Thursday 18 April (Australian time in the electorate you’re enrolled in).
Early voting will begin on Monday 6 May 2019 to Friday 17 May 2019 at the Australian Embassy, Pohnpei.
Voting hours will be 08:30AM - 12:00PM and 1:00PM – 5:00PM.
* Please note, Friday 10 May 2019 is a Public Holiday and the Embassy will be closed.
Alternatively, you can apply for a postal vote online now at www.aec.gov.au
Australia Awards Scholarships for 2020 intake is CLOSED.
The Australian Embassy congratulates the following grant recipients of our Direct Aid Program (DAP) who received funding for projects in their communities to reduce poverty and achieve sustainable development:
• CARE Micronesia - $15,000.00
• Pohnpei SDA School - $20,000.00
• Majuro Cooperative School – $15,157.48
• Yap Coconut Restoration Project - $19,890.05
• Palau Airai Fishing Cooperative - $19,500.00
The Direct Aid Program (DAP) is a flexible, small grants scheme for development activities for up to USD $20,000. The emphasis of the program is addressing basic humanitarian hardships.
Presently, DAP applications with a focus on health, education; poverty alleviation, and/or gender equality are being prioritized. DAP applications can be submitted year-round.
For further details and to apply, click here: