Australian Embassy Marshall Islands
Iakwe and welcome to the official website of the Australian Embassy in Majuro. Reflecting our close relationship with the Republic of Marshall Islands, the Australian Government is pleased to commence operations of its new diplomatic mission in Majuro.
To follow news from the Embassy, like us on Facebook @AusEmbRMI and view our press releases.
Brisbane-Nauru-Tarawa-Majuro-Pohnpei Flights: Pacific Flights Program
The Australian Government is pleased to support the return of regular and scheduled flights from Brisbane-Nauru-Tarawa-Majuro-Pohnpei, on Nauru Airlines, which began mid-October 2022. Both passengers and cargo can be booked on these flights. For more information on booking tickets, please see: https://www.nauruair.com.
Please allow a minimum of three weeks to apply for entry visas to enter Australia. For more information on visas, click here: Explore visa options (homeaffairs.gov.au)
COVID-19 Support - Medical Supplies and Vaccine Rollout
Australia has recently provided over 70,000 items covering medical supplies, protective equipment and testing kits to help build RMI's preparedness to COVID-19. These supplies were given to the Ministry of Health and Human Services and National Disaster Management Office to support frontline workers. These deliveries come on top of Australia's support for the roll out of vaccines. See our press release for more information.
Australia Awards Scholarships
The Australian Embassy offers two types of scholarship to citizens of the Republic of the Marshalls Islands – Masters and Doctorates for study in Australia, or Undergraduate and Postgraduate study in USP campuses, PNG or New Caledonia. The applications process for study in 2023 is closed. Applications for the 2024 intake will open in the coming months. For more information, visit Studying in Australia.
35th Anniversary in Bilateral Relations
On 8 July 1987, Australia officially recognised the Marshall Islands, the third country to do so. See Ambassador Batley's remarks.
Grants with the Direct Aid Program
The Direct Aid Program (DAP) is a flexible small grants program, managed by the Australian Embassy. It supports local development projects that have a strong community focus, improve living conditions, support sustainability, empower women, and generate economic activities.
We will do our next review of grant applications during August-November 2023. Visit Development Cooperation and Grants for more information on the DAP program.
The Australian Volunteers Program
Are you an organisation in the RMI looking for some specialist support by an Australian volunteer? We have a wide variety of skilled Australian volunteers who can help your organisation, either here in RMI or remotely.
For more information on this, please email [email protected] or check out the Australian Volunteers Program website.
In-country volunteers have restarted in RMI in January 2023. Contact [email protected] for more information on the program and how to apply for a volunteer.