The ECA – in partnership with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Aid for Trade and Australia Awards programs – has formulated a training program specifically for women in the Pacific region. This course is titled: “Australia Awards: Women Trading Globally”. 


  • You are a woman residing in one of these countries:
    o Fiji
    o Vanuatu
    o Solomon Islands
    o Samoa
    o Tonga
    o Papua New Guinea
    o Kiribati
    o Nauru
    o Federated States of Micronesia
    o Marshall Islands
    o Cook Islands
    o Niue
    o Tuvalu
    o Tokelau
    o Palau 
  • You own and operate a successful business or you play a leading role within your business 
  • You have a strong command of English – spoken and written
  • Your business has export capabilities
  • You are able to travel to Australia from 12 to 24 November
  • You are keen to expand your international business capability 

The program consists of one week of training in Brisbane, Australia, and one week of training in Sydney, Australia.

The program includes:

  • Comprehensive international business capability training
  • Practical, hands-on exercises
  • Site visits
  • Networking opportunities 

All costs* associated with this program, including international airfares, land arrangements in Australia, accommodation in Australia, workshops and workshop materials, organised social functions, and meals will be funded by the Australian Government for successful applicants.

* Excludes items of a personal nature.

If this program will enable you to grow your business and expand internationally, please complete the APPLICATION FORM and return it to by close of business on Friday 25 August 2017.

You will be notified of the success of your application by close of business on Friday 08 September 2017.

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