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Australia development assistance 1978-79



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No. M91 Date 1.5 August 1978 THE HON. ANDREW PEACOCK M.P.

EMBARGOED UNTIL 8 P.M. 15 AUGUST 1978

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' AUSTRALIAN DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE 1978-79

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The summary details on page 2 should read as follows (changes underlined): ,

Mr Peacock said the main details were:

aid to Papua New Guinea will be $233.4 million net, including' a budget support grant of $215 million some 51 per cent of the total.

bilateral aid to countries other than Papua New Guinea will amount to $153.1 million - 34 per cent of the total and an increase of 28 per cent over 1977-78.

project aid to the South Pacific will total about $22 million.

bilateral training aid will total $13.8 million.

expenditure on bilateral food aid will be about $36 million. multilateral aid will be $68.3 million.

assistance to non-government organisations for development assistance activities will be $1.7 million

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