New Colombo Plan 2017 mobility program outcomes announced

Thursday 1 September 2016


Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Julie Bishop MP, and Minister for Education and Training, Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, have announced the successful grants under the New Colombo Plan (NCP) 2017 mobility program.

In 2017, NCP mobility projects will support around 7,400 students from 40 Australian universities to study in 31 host locations across the Indo Pacific.

Expanding education links between Australia and the Indo-Pacific through student mobility is a key priority of the Australian Government and an important part of the National Strategy for International Education 2025.

For more information see the ministers' joint media release and the New Colombo Plan website


Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham at the announcement of the New Colombo Plan 2017 mobility program outcomes, Parliament House, 31 August 2016