Australia’s aid spending of approximately $4.3 billion for 2010-11 currently sits at 0.33% of the Gross National Income (GNI).[1]

Whilst both the major political parties have made a commitment to increase the aid budget to 0.5% of GNI by 2015, this still falls short of the internationally agreed target of 0.7%.

Some of the larger country and region recipients for 2008-11

Further reading on Australia’s aid to the Pacific:

Articles from AID/WATCH website


*Articles that mention AID/WATCH


[1] AusAid, 2010-11 Budget


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Last updated: 12 November 2010

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