Publications archive - International Activities and Commitments
Key departmental publications, e.g. annual reports, budget papers and program guidelines are available in our online archive.
Much of the material listed on these archived web pages has been superseded, or served a particular purpose at a particular time. It may contain references to activities or policies that have no current application. Many archived documents may link to web pages that have moved or no longer exist, or may refer to other documents that are no longer available.
WSSD 2002: Australia's Overseas Aid Program fact sheet
Environment Australia, August 2002
The Australian Government's aid program builds security through reducing poverty and promoting peace.
Civil unrest, street riots and even war are often the result of uneven development and poverty. By reducing poverty, Australia can help build a safer world.
Across the Pacific, Australia plays a leading role in promoting peace.