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Job Vacancy - Research Officer (12 Month Contract)
The Australian High Commission invites applications for the position of Research Officer in the Policy team.
Applications close 10:00 am on Tuesday 26 April 2016. For further information on the job description and the application process click here. Completed application forms should be emailed to Jendayi.Hartley@dfat.gov.au.
Descendance is Coming!
Descendance, the Australian Indigenous cultural group of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performers, is coming to Trinidad! They will be here from 30 April to 4 May 2016 and will be performing at a number of cultural events. A free public performance will be held on Sunday 1 May 2016 between 5-6 pm at the Bandstand, Botanical Gardens, in Port of Spain. Families, lovers of dance, culture and music are invited to come with their folding chairs to enjoy this award winning show covering Indigenous songs and dances. In addition, workshops are being planned with Malick Folk Performers, Shiv Shakti Dance Group, UWI School of Festival and Performing Arts and others. For more information on the group and the public performance event, visit www.descendance.com.au and follow us on Facebook for more updates.
Direct Aid Program (DAP) - 2015/2016 Recipients
The Australian High Commission is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s Direct Aid Program (DAP) funding for FY2015-16. A total of 33 projects, including two multi-country projects were funded in 10 ODA-eligible countries in the Caribbean. Water and sanitation, reefs, health and agriculture were among the thematic areas of focus. We congratulate all of this year’s recipients. See the full list here.
Welcoming the New High Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago
The Australian High Commission wishes to welcome John Pilbeam as its newly-appointed High Commissioner to Port of Spain and 13 other regional countries of accreditation. At the presentation of credentials ceremony held on Tuesday 16 February at President's House, St Ann's, John shared a few life lessons with students from Success Laventille Secondary School, Presentation College and other guests in attendance.
High Commissioner John Pilbeam
Read more of about the ceremony and Q&A in the link here.
Read more about H.E. Pilbeam here.