The Australian High Commissioner to Fiji Hon. John Feakes has acknowledged the assistance provided by the Fijian Government to Australia and the renewed strength of its Vuvale partnership during the Australia Day reception held at the Australian High Commission.
‘Fiji will always be there for Australia when they need us.’
This was the assurance given by the Minister for Defence, National Security and Foreign Affairs Hon. Inia Seruiratu while farewelling the 54 RFMF personnel deployed for assistance to Australia in dealing with the recent bushfire crisis.
Travellers entering Australia from Fiji as of 17th December 2019, can now carry across a maximum of 4kg of kava into Australia with the exception of those travelling to Western Australia and the Northern Territory where restrictions are still in place.
Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama and his delegation received a warm welcome upon arriving for his first official state visit to Sydney, Australia.
The official visit to the Australian State of Victoria this week by Fiji’s High Commissioner to Australia, Mr Luke Daunivalu, has yielded strengthened engagements with the Victorian State Government and the Fijian diaspora community in promoting trade, investment and development opportunities in Fiji for Australian businesses.
Fiji and Australia will strengthen defense and security operation building on the momentum to construct facilities for peacekeeping and humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.