Australian aid opens for application

(VOVworld)- About 355,000 AUD from the Australian Government’s Direct Aid Programme (DAP) are expected to be channelled into charitable and development projects in southern and central regions through 2016.

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Australian Consul Genreral John Mc Anulty presents DAP fund for an organisation assisting children in Quang Nam- Photo: VNA

After the news was unveiled on Monday, the Australian Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City said beneficiaries of the fund will be non-governmental organisations and social groups. Detailed information and application forms can be found at Funding registration will be open through October 9. During 2014-2015, the small grants program aided 22 projects across the two regions in rural development, sanitation and social heath, among others. In 2015-2016, Australia intends to provide Vietnam with approximately 90 million AUD in official development assistance.