Terms of Reference

The delivery and effectiveness of Australia‘s bilateral aid program in Papua New Guinea (PNG), with particular reference to:

  1. the political, economic and social objectives of Australia‘s aid;
  2. the role of multilateral and regional organisations, non-government organisations, Australian civil society and other donors;
  3. scope for increasing private sector involvement in sustainable economic growth and reducing poverty;
  4. scope for expanding private sector partnerships in leveraging private sector investment and domestic finance;
  5. improving PNG‘s progress towards internationally-recognised development goals;
  6. supporting inclusive development by investing in good governance, health and education, law and justice and women‘s empowerment;
  7. establishing realistic performance benchmarks to assess aid outcomes against set targets and to improve accountability; and
  8. the extent to which development outcomes in PNG can be improved by learning from successful aid programs in other countries.

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Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee
Department of the Senate
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

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