Australian Aid

The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is responsible for managing Australia's overseas aid program.

Cardno has been working with the Australian Government for more than 45 years in significant international development programs in key sectors, such as: governance; law and justice; anti-people trafficking; education; health and HIV/AIDS; environment and natural resource management; food security; agriculture and rural development; private sector development; gender and social inclusion; labour mobility; social protection; post-conflict / post-disaster support; and infrastructure.
Cardno manages some of the Australian Government's larger and more complex investments, including:
  • Australia-Asia Program to Combat Trafficking in Persons (AAPTIP);
  • Australia Indonesia Partnership for Justice (AIPJ);
  • Basic Education Assistance for Muslim Mindanao (BEAM-ARMM);
  • Basic Education Sector Transformation (BEST) Program in the Philippines;
  • Cambodia Agricultural Value Chain Program Phase 2 (CAVAC2 );
  • Justice Services and Stability for Development (JSS4D) in Papua New Guinea;
  • Labour Mobility Assistance Program (LMAP ) in the Pacific;
  • Management of the Joint Understanding Technical Enabling Unit (TEU) in Papua New Guinea;
  • Market Development Facility (MDF) in Fiji, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka and Timor-Leste;
  • Pacific Women Shaping Pacific Development (Pacific Women) Support Unit; 
    Solomon Islands Resource Facility (SIRF); 
  • The Australian Civilian Corp Deployment Support Services (ACCDSS); and,
  • Towards a Strong and Prosperous Indonesian Society (MAHKOTA).

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