Australian High Commission
Solomon Islands

Development cooperation

How we are helping

2022-23 Bilateral Allocation (Budget Estimate)
AUD103.1 million

2022-23 Total Australian ODA (Estimate Estimate)
AUD161.1 million

Australia and Solomon Islands are strong security, development and economic partners. We share similar COVID-19 response goals—to save lives and livelihoods and emerge stronger post-pandemic. Australia is Solomon Islands' largest bilateral donor and we are re-shaping our efforts in response to COVID‑19.

Australia's development partnership with Solomon Islands

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.

Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands

The Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) is a partnership between the people and Government of Solomon Islands and fifteen contributing countries of the Pacific region. Learn more about RAMSI.