Australia's aid program to the Solomon Islands
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2018-19 Bilateral Budget Estimate
2018-19 Total Australian ODA Estimate
Australia has a deep and longstanding relationship with Solomon Islands. Australia is the largest provider of Official Development Assistance (ODA) to Solomon Islands, providing almost two thirds of overseas aid in 2016-17.
In 2018-19, total Australian ODA to Solomon Islands will be an estimated $187.0 million. Of this, DFAT will manage an estimated $146.1 million in bilateral funding.
The Direct Aid Program
The Direct Aid Program (DAP) is a flexible, small grants scheme managed by the Australian High Commission. The emphasis of the program is on alleviating basic humanitarian hardships and improving living standards. To apply, download a copy of the application, guidelines and project summary form -> English Version -> Pidgin Version or pick up a hard copy from the Australian High Commission in Honiara.