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A

  • A4 copy paper, 40
  • AANZFTA, 41, 43
  • Aboriginal Australians, see Indigenous Australians
  • Abuja, 83, 101, 103
  • accommodation planning, 225
  • accountability and management, 110–23
  • accounting standards, 106
  • act of grace payments, 121
  • Addendum to the GCTF Good Practices on Women and Countering Violent Extremism, 52
  • administered program, 107
  • administrative tribunals, matters before, 120
  • Advance global cooperation, 77–87, 237
  • advertising and market research, 228
  • Afghanistan, 32, 66, 75, 88
  • Africa, 66, 75
    • DFAT–Defence Crisis Preparedness Assurance Team visits, 95
    • human rights, 78
    • mining, 52, 83
    • posts in, 83, 101, 103
    • terrorist activity, 52
  • African Swine Fever, 30
  • agency resource statement, 214–17
  • agriculture and agricultural markets, 30, 40, 47, 50, 76, 83
    • China, 25
    • Fiji, 69
    • India, 50
    • Indonesia, 42–3
    • Peru, 43
  • aid for trade, 68
  • Aid Governance Board, 118
  • aid program, see development assistance program
  • Aid Program Performance Reports, 71
  • aid quality checks, 71
  • Alliance 8.7 initiative, 58
  • Alofi, 103
  • aluminium, 24
  • alumni and alumni engagement, 37, 85
  • Ambassador for Arms Control and Counter-Proliferation, 55
  • Ambassador for Counter-Terrorism, 52
  • Ambassador for Cyber Affairs and Critical Technology, 53, 54
  • Ambassador for People Smuggling and Human Trafficking, 57, 58
  • annual performance statement, 23–107
    • ratings, 16
  • Annual Report
    • corrections to errors in previous, 237–8
    • list of requirements, 239–43
  • Antarctic Treaty system, 79
  • Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention Oslo Action Plan, 57
  • anti-dumping measures, 40
    • China, 25
  • APEC, 41, 49, 78, 83
  • Apia, 103
  • apples, 50
  • appropriation revenue, see finance
  • APS Employee Census, 113, 117
  • arms control and counter-proliferation, 55–7
  • Japan, 27
    • North Korea, 36, 55
  • Arms Trade Treaty Voluntary Trust Fund, 57
  • artificial intelligence, 43, 57
  • ASEAN, 32, 33, 61
    • Australia now program, 84
    • hostile disinformation workshop, 53
    • Rolling Pipeline of Potential ASEAN Infrastructure Projects, 36
  • ASEAN–Australia Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, 24, 33
  • ASEAN–Australia–New Zealand Free Trade Agreement, 41, 43
  • ASEAN Regional Forum, 34, 80, 237
  • Asian Development Bank, 67
  • assets and assets management, 104–5, 106–7, 121
  • Association of Southeast Asian Nations, see ASEAN
  • Audit and Risk Committee, 118, 219–20
  • audits, 71, 118–19, 121
    • multilateral engagement, 77
    • workplace health and safety, 221, 222
  • Aus4Equality program, 60
  • Aus4Reform program, 64
  • Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp, 83
  • AUSMIN, 24
  • Austrade, 122, 226, 227
  • information seminars and webinars, 44
  • overseas posts managed, 112
  • Australia, Menzies and Suez, 86
  • Australia Assists program, 72
  • Australia Awards, 60, 66, 85
  • Australia–China High Level Dialogue, 26
  • Australia Group, 56
  • Australia–Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement, 43, 226
  • Australia–India Cyber and Critical Technology Partnership, 54
  • Australia–India Virtual Summit, 28, 35
  • Australia–India–Japan–United States Quadrilateral Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, 33
  • Australia–Japan Foundation, 27
  • Australia–Malaysia Strategic Partnership, 31
  • Australia now program, 84–5
  • Australia Pacific Security College, 34
  • Australia–Papua New Guinea Cyber Security Cooperation Program, 54
  • Australia–Republic of Korea Foreign and Defence Ministers’ 2+2 meeting, 28
  • Australia–Singapore Digital Economy Agreement, 43
  • Australia–Thailand Strategic Partnership, 32
  • Australia–United States Free Trade Agreement, 24
  • Australia–United States Ministerial Consultations, 24
  • Australia–Vietnam Enhanced Economic Engagement Strategy, 31
  • Australia–World Bank Strategic Partnership, 64
  • Australian Aid: Friendship Grants, 70
  • Australian Antarctic Division, 79
  • Australian Border Force, 95
  • Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness, 30
  • Australian Council for International Development, 69
  • Australian Cyber Security Centre, 54, 102
  • Australian Defence Force (Department of Defence), 36, 72, 82, 95, 227
  • Australian Federal Police, 95
  • Australian Human Rights Commission, 121
  • Australian Humanitarian Partnership, 74
  • Australian Information Commissioner, 120
  • Australian Infrastructure Financing Facility for the Pacific (AIFFP), 29, 35, 62
  • Australian Institute for International Affairs, 86
  • Australian Medical Assistance Teams, 73, 95
  • Australian National Audit Office (ANAO, Auditor-General), 118, 122
    • audits, 71, 119, 121
  • Australian NGO Cooperation Program, 69, 237
  • Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, 55
  • Australian Passport Office, see passports
  • Australian Public Service Employee Census, 113, 117
  • Australian Safeguards and Non-proliferation Office, 56, 210
  • Australian Trade and Investment Commission, see Austrade
  • Australian Volunteers Program, 70
  • Australian Water Partnership program, 34
  • Australian Workplace Equality Index, 117
  • Australians overseas, 88–99
  • Australians overseas, return of, 24, 25, 88, 91
    • Diamond Princess cruise ship passengers, 26
    • New Colombo Plan (NCP) scholars, 37
    • from Peru, 97
    • volunteers, 70
    • from Wuhan, 26, 88, 90, 95, 97
  • Austria, 82
  • awards (recognition), 113, 122
  • awards (scholarships), see scholarships and awards
  • Ayerwaddy River, 34
  • Azad Kashmir, 32

B

  • Bali Democracy Forum, 27
  • Bali Process, 58
  • ballistic missiles, 36, 55
  • Balochistan, 32
  • Bangladesh, 32, 66, 74, 86
  • Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, 64
  • banking process, DFAT, 110, 111
  • barley, 25, 50
  • beef, 25
  • Beijing Action Plan on Women, 78
  • belief, freedom of, 78
  • Bhutan, 66
  • biological diversity, 223
  • biological weapons, 57
  • blue economy, 32, 83
  • Boe Declaration on Regional Security, 34
  • Bougainville, 33
  • Bowker, Dr Bob, 86
  • Brazil, 83
  • Brexit, 82
  • Britain, see United Kingdom
  • Brunei, 32
  • budget, see finance
  • Building Owners and Managers Association International guidelines, 225
  • bullying, 119
  • Burma, see Myanmar
  • bushfire response, 46, 84
    • Fiji, 29, 94
    • Japan, 26
    • New Zealand, 28
    • passports, 98
    • procurement initiatives, 85, 122
    • protocol services, 86
    • Tourism Australia funding, 107
    • United States, 24
    • workplace health and safety, 104, 221, 224
  • Bushfire Response Package, 107
  • business, support for, 41–4, 46, 49–50
    • China, 26
    • Hong Kong, 25
    • India, 28
    • Indigenous business, 122
  • business continuity planning, 114–15
  • Business Partnerships Platform, 68
  • business sponsors, 37, 231–2

C

  • Cairns Group, 40, 83
  • Cambodia, 32, 65, 67
  • Canada, 40, 233
    • Rabat embassy, 103
  • Canberra Fellowships Program, 34
  • cancelled passports, 96, 97
  • capacity building, 28, 65, 71
    • APEC support, 41
    • Australia Pacific Security College, 34
    • Canberra Fellowships Program, 34
    • cyber security, 54
    • diplomats, 112
    • international business literacy courses, 49
    • Iraqi forces, 83
    • mutual recognition agreements, 49
    • trade policy and regulation, 76
    • women, 33, 63
    • see also education
  • capital management plan, 121
  • capital works, 102–4, 223–4
  • Caribbean, 83
    • posts in, 101
  • CBM Australia, 67
  • Central Australian Aboriginal Women’s Choir, 85
  • Charter for Disability Inclusion in Humanitarian Action, 75
  • Charter of the United Nations Act 1945, 53
  • Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply Australia
  • award, 122
  • ‘check your travel smarts’ campaign, 93
  • chemical weapons, 56, 57
  • Chief Auditor, 118–19
  • Chief Finance Officer, 210–11
  • Chief People Officer, 210–11
  • Chief Risk Officer, 210–11
  • child labour, 58
  • child sex offenders, 96
  • children, 73
    • passports, 96
    • vaccination, 76, 81
    • see also education
  • Chile, 41, 83
  • China, 25–6
    • Hong Kong, 25, 26, 43, 226
    • mutual recognition arrangements, 49
    • trade, 25, 45
    • Wuhan and Hubei province, 26, 88, 90, 95, 97
  • China International Import Expo, 26
  • church partners, 31
  • civil society, 69–70
  • climate change, 35, 61, 68, 79, 223
    • Pacific, 35, 62, 74, 79; Kainaki II Declaration, 34
    • South Asia, 66
  • coal, 45
  • Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, 61
  • Colombia, 83
  • Comcare, 222
  • Comcover Award, 113
  • Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women, 78
  • Commonwealth, 80
  • Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecution referrals, 96
  • Commonwealth Ombudsman, 121
  • Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, 32
  • compensation for detriment caused by defective administration, 121
  • Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), 43
  • Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, 56
  • computing, see information and communications technology; intranet; websites and web services
  • conduct, values and ethics, 118, 119
  • Conference of the States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention, 56
  • construction projects, 102–4, 223–4
  • Consular Emergency Centre, 88, 97
  • consular services, 88–96, 112, 120
    • corrections to Annual Report 2018–19, 237
    • Hong Kong, 25
    • redeployment of passport services staff to, 97
  • Consular State of Play report, 93
  • consultants, 122
  • consumer protection, 41
  • container shipping, 49
  • contract services, see purchasing
  • Convention on the Law of the Sea, 34, 80
  • Cook Islands (Rarotonga), 29, 103
  • coral reefs, 28, 223
  • Coral Sea Cable System, 35
  • coronial inquest, 120
  • corporate governance, 118–19
  • Corporate Plan, 16, 116
    • priority functions, 17
    • see also performance measures
  • costs, see finance
  • Cotton, Professor James, 86
  • Council for Australian–Arab relations, 83
  • Countering Foreign Interference (CFI) Diplomatic Strategy pilot program, 53
  • counter-terrorism, 51–53 see also terrorism
  • court actions, 120
  • COVAX Advance Market Commitment, 81
  • COVID-19, 16
    • Australians overseas tested positive/quarantined, 91
    • disinformation, 53
    • financial performance, effects on, 106
    • International Atomic Energy Agency inspections, 55
    • passports, effects on, 96, 99
    • vaccine, 19, 26, 61, 81
  • COVID-19 Coordination Unit, 102
  • COVID-19 Data Analytics Unit, 114
  • COVID-19 Export Capital Facility, 46
  • COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Fund, 46
  • COVID-19 response and recovery, 12–15, 33, 40, 46, 110, 114–15, 227
    • Australian business, engagement with, 42
    • China, 26
    • consular services, 88, 90–2, 95
    • cyber security, 53–4
    • development assistance program, 60, 61, 63, 65, 66, 67–8, 69, 73, 74, 75
    • disability, people with, 67, 69
    • domestic property management, 104
    • food security, 29, 40, 69
    • global cooperation, 78–9, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 86, 87
    • Hong Kong, 25, 26
    • Japan, 26
    • ministerial and parliamentary support, 38
    • New Zealand, 28, 87
    • overseas presence, 101, 102, 105
    • Pacific, 29, 30, 31, 34, 63, 67, 68, 69, 73, 80, 87
    • Palestinian Territories, 66
    • passport services, 97
    • redeployment of staff, 31, 38, 97, 114
    • repatriation of foreign citizens in Australia, 87
    • South Asia, 66
    • Southeast Asia, 31, 32, 33, 60, 65, 67, 68, 74; Indonesia, 27, 28, 67
    • staff redeployments, 31, 97, 114
    • United States, 24
    • World Health Organization evaluation, 81
    • see also Australians overseas, return of
  • Cox’s Bazar District, 32, 74
  • Crimea, 82
  • crises, 94–6
    • Hong Kong, 25
    • see also bushfire response; COVID-19; humanitarian crises
  • Crisis Action Plans, 95
  • Crisis Centre, 96
  • Crisis Preparedness Assurance Team, 95
  • Crisis Response Team, 25, 90, 94
  • Critical Infrastructure Centre, 47
  • critical minerals, 24, 27, 28, 44
  • cruise ships, 87, 91
    • Diamond Princess, 26, 88
    • Whakaari/White Island volcanic eruption, 95
  • CSIRO, 32
  • cultural and linguistic diversity, 117
    • see also languages
  • Cyber Cooperation Program, 54
  • cyber issues, see information and communications technology
  • cyclones, see tropical cyclones
  • Czech Republic, 54

D

  • Da’esh, 75, 82
  • DAFP: Australia and the World, 1920–1930, 86
  • dairy products, 43
  • data requests, 46
  • death penalty, 83
  • defective administration, compensation for, 121
  • defence and security, 27, 28, 51–8
    • Pacific, 34
    • South Asia, 32
    • Southeast Asia, 31
    • see also arms control and counter-proliferation; protective security; terrorism
  • Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, 36, 55
  • Denmark, 53
  • Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment, 95
  • Department of Defence (Australian Defence Force), 36, 72, 82, 95, 227
  • Department of Health, 95
  • Department of Home Affairs, 47
  • depreciation and amortisation expenses, 106
  • deputy secretaries, 16, 118, 210–11
  • Desert Song Festival, 85
  • detriment caused by defective administration, 121
  • development assistance program, 59–76, 107, 218
    • Aid Governance Board, 118
    • memorandums of understanding, 28
  • Diamond Princess cruise ship, 26
  • Digital Earth Africa satellite imagery, 66
  • digital media, see information and communications
  • technology; social media; websites and web services
  • Diplomatic Academy, 112
  • Director of Public Prosecution referrals, 96
  • disability, people with, 63, 67, 69, 75
    • New Colombo Plan (NCP) scholars, 37
    • staff, 117
  • Disability Rights Advocacy Fund, 67
  • disarmament, see arms control and counter-proliferation
  • disasters, see humanitarian crises
  • discrimination, 119
    • see also human rights
  • disinformation, 53
  • displaced persons, see refugees
  • diversity and inclusion, 117
  • Documents on Australian Foreign Policy, 86
  • Doherty Institute, 26
  • domestic property, 104, 224–5

E

  • e-commerce (digital trade), 40, 41, 43
  • e-learning courses, 112, 119
  • East Antarctica, 79
  • East Asia Summit, 26, 33, 34, 79, 237
  • East Timor, see Timor-Leste
  • ecologically sustainable development, see environment
  • economic and commercial diplomacy, see investment; trade
  • education, 39, 45, 69, 76, 84
    • Bangladesh, 66
    • Latin America, 83
    • New Colombo Plan, 36–8
    • Pacific, 31, 34, 62
    • Southeast Asia, 31, 64, 65
    • see also capacity building; scholarships and awards; staff learning and development
  • effectiveness, efficiency and transparency in development program, 70–1
    • Iraq package, 75
    • multilateral investments and engagement, 68, 77
  • effectiveness, efficiency and transparency of passport system, 96–8
  • elections, 32
    • to international organisations, 78, 80
  • electricity, see energy
  • Elsie Initiative, 79
  • email, 102
    • Smartraveller, supporting COVID-19 response, 92
  • Emergency Call Unit, 94
  • Emergency Management Australia, 94
  • emergency passports, 97
  • employees, see staff
  • employment arrangements, DFAT, 112, 118, 208
  • energy (electricity), 35, 62, 68
    • DFAT usage, 224–5
    • hydrogen and fuel cells, 27, 28, 44
    • off-grid solar products, 66
  • engineers, 49
  • Enterprise Agreement, 112
  • Enterprise Pandemic Plan, 114
  • Enterprise Risk Register, 113
  • environment (ecologically sustainable development), 223–5
    • marine, 28, 41, 79, 83, 223
    • see also climate change; energy
  • Eritrea, 78
  • essay competition, 48
  • Essential Eight Cyber Security Maturity Model (E8), 102
  • essential services and humanitarian corridor, 73
  • Estonia, 54
  • ethics, values and conduct, 119
  • Ethics Committee, 118
  • Ethiopia, 95
  • Europe, 82
    • cyber security, 53, 54
    • Germany, 44, 45
    • posts in, 111
    • Russia, 54, 80, 82
    • smartraveller website page visits, 93
    • see also United Kingdom
  • European Commission, 82
  • European Union (EU), 34, 43
  • ex-gratia payments, 121
  • exempt contracts, 122
  • expenses, see finance
  • export credit rules, 41
  • Export Finance Australia, 36, 44, 107, 227
    • COVID-19 Export Capital Facility, 46
  • exports, see trade
  • expression, freedom of, 78
  • external accountability, 120–1
  • extractive industry, see mining and minerals

F

  • face-matching service, 98
  • passport applications referred to, 96
  • face shields, 69
  • Facebook, 92, 93
  • fake news, 53
  • family violence, see violence against women and girls
  • farming, see agriculture
  • Federal Court actions, 120
  • females, see women and girls
  • FIFA Women’s World Cup, 86
  • Fiji, 29, 63, 68
    • humanitarian crises, 72, 73; preparedness, 74
    • Market Development Facility, 69
    • Suva, 103
  • Fiji–Australia Vuvale Partnership, 29
  • films, 49
  • final aid quality checks, 71
  • finance, 106–7, 121–99, 214–18, 228–32
    • Comcare premium rate, 222
    • Pacific budget support, 29
    • reform, 110–11
    • salaries and remuneration, 112, 209–13, 237–8
    • see also purchasing
  • financial governance, 29, 64
  • financial literacy services, 63
  • Financial Sector Commission on Modern Slavery and Human
  • Trafficking, 58
  • financial services, 76
    • DFAT banking process, 110, 111
  • financial statements, 127–99
  • financing against slavery and trafficking, 58
  • financing of terrorism, 53
  • fish and fisheries, 34, 40, 76, 223
    • irregular and unreported, 35, 83
  • Five Eyes group, 33
  • floods, 75
  • food security, 40, 69, 73
    • Myanmar, 64
    • Pacific, 29
    • see also agriculture
  • foreign aid, see development assistance
  • foreign court and tribunal actions, 120
  • foreign interference and disinformation, 53
  • foreign investment, see investment
  • Foreign Investment Review Board application assessments, 47
  • foreign nationals, repatriation of, 87
  • Foreign Policy White Paper, 16, 23, 24, 48, 51
  • Foreign States Immunities Act 1985, 120
  • Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics, 61
  • France, 82
  • fraud control, 119
    • passports, 96
  • free trade agreements (FTAs), 41–4
    • Hong Kong, 43, 226
    • Indonesia (IA-CEPA), 28, 42–3, 48, 226
    • Japan, 27, 43
    • Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations Plus
    • (PACER Plus), 30
    • United Kingdom, 15, 43
    • United States, 24
  • freedom of information, 120
  • freedoms, 78
  • French Polynesia (Papeete), 103
  • fruit, 50
  • fuel cells, 27
  • full-time employees, 206

G

  • G20, 27, 40, 78
  • gas, 45
  • Gavi, 81
  • gender equality, see women and girls
  • Georgia, 54, 82
  • Geoscience Australia, 66
  • Germany, 44, 45
  • girls, see women and girls
  • Global Coalition to Defeat Da’esh, 82
  • global cooperation, 77–87, 237
  • Global Counterterrorism Forum, 52
  • Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, 67
  • Global Watch Office, 38
  • gold, 39, 45
  • governance and governance reforms, 28, 32, 61, 76, 78
    • financial, 29, 64
    • international organisations, 55, 68, 80
  • governance arrangements, DFAT, 118–19
  • Governor-General, 38, 83
  • grains, 25, 43, 50
  • grants, 123
  • grapes, 50
  • Green Lease Schedule Policy, 225
  • Group of Friends for Women in Nuclear initiative, 57
  • Guatemala, 83

H

  • hand sanitiser, 69
  • harassment, 119
  • Harmony Week, 117
  • health, 61, 65, 71, 74, 76, 81
    • African Swine Fever, 30
    • measles, 73
    • sexual and reproductive, 67, 74, 78; births attended by skilled attendant, 76
    • see also COVID-19; medical supplies and personal protective equipment; water and sanitation; workplace health and safety
    • health security, 61, 81
  • health worker training, 65
  • Hong Kong, 25, 26
    • free trade agreement, 43, 226
    • investment agreement, 226
  • Honiara, 103
  • horticultural products, 43, 50
  • Hubei province and Wuhan, 26, 88, 90, 95, 97
  • human resources, see staff
  • human rights, 32, 78, 83, 227
    • Australian Human Rights Commission, 121
    • China, 25
    • see also women and girls
  • human trafficking and people smuggling, 32, 57–8
  • humanitarian aid quality checks, 71
  • humanitarian crises, 72–5, 76
    • Pakistan, 32
    • Rohingya, 32, 74
  • humanitarian crises, preparedness for, 74
  • hydrogen, 27, 28, 44

I

  • ICT, see information and communications technology
  • identity fraud, 96
  • immunisation and vaccines, 26, 61, 76, 81
  • import duties, see tariffs and import duties
  • imports, see trade
  • incidents reported to Comcare, 222
  • incomes, 76
  • Independent Evaluation Committee, 119
  • India, 28, 33, 34
    • cyber security, 53, 54
    • economic relations, 28, 42, 45, 50; WTO dispute, 83
    • New Delhi, 101
    • sustainable development investment, 66
    • virtual summit, 28; Joint Maritime Declaration, 35
  • India, the United States, Australia and the Difficult Birth of Bangladesh, 86
  • An India Economic Strategy to 2035, 28
  • Indian Ocean, 32, 35
  • Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA), 32, 83
  • Indigenous Australians, 85, 122
    • New Colombo Plan (NCP) scholars, 37
    • staff, 117, 118, 208
  • Indigenous languages, 85
  • Indigenous people, 78
  • Indigenous Taskforce, 118
  • Indo-Pacific, 23–38
    • see also Pacific; South Asia; Southeast Asia
  • Indo-Pacific Centre for Health Security, 61
  • Indonesia, 27–8, 33, 34, 78
    • Bali Process, 58
    • counter-terrorism, 52
    • development assistance, 63, 64, 65, 67
    • economic relations, 28, 30, 42–3, 226; WTO dispute, 40
    • media delegation visit to, 48
    • pneumococcal vaccine, 81
    • smartraveller website page visits, 93
  • Indonesia–Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA), 28, 42–3, 48, 226
  • Indonesia–Australia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership Plan of Action, 27–8
  • information and communications technology (cyber issues), 28, 33, 34, 53–4
    • Singapore, agreement with, 43
    • see also social media; websites and web services
  • information and communications technology (cyber issues), Department, 101–2
    • delivered to partner agencies, 111
    • financial management system, 110–11
    • security clearance processes, 100–1
    • see also intranet; social media; websites and web services
  • Information Publication Scheme, 120
  • infrastructure, 33, 34, 35–6, 76
    • Pacific, 35; New Guinea, 35, 62
    • South Asia, 66
    • telecommunication cables, 30, 35
    • Timor-Leste, 30
  • Intelligence Community, 58
  • Internal Audit Branch, 118–19
  • international agreements, see treaties and other international agreements
  • international aid, see development assistance program
  • International Atomic Energy Agency, 55, 57
  • International Civil Aviation Organization Council, 80
  • International Coral Reef Initiative, 28
  • International Criminal Court, 79
  • International Development Association fund, 67
  • International Disability Alliance, 67
  • International Freight Assistance Mechanism, 26, 46
  • international law, 79–80, 226
    • see also treaties and other international agreements
  • International Maritime Organization Council, 80
  • International Maritime Security Construct, 82
  • international organisations, 67–8, 77–81, 107, 229–30
    • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), 41
    • World Bank, 64, 67
    • World Trade Organization (WTO), 40, 83
    • see also United Nations
  • international rules-based order, 24, 34–5, 40, 41, 77–81
  • international security, see defence and security
  • International Skills Development Program, 117
  • International Strategy on Human Trafficking and Slavery, 58
  • International Women’s Development Agency, 33
  • International Working Group on Export Credits, 41
  • International Year of Indigenous Languages, 85
  • internet services, see websites and web services intranet, 100
    • ‘Faces of Diversity’ page, 117
    • online learning and development courses, 112, 119
  • investment and investment markets, 39, 41, 47, 227
    • China, 25
    • Indonesia, 48
    • Malaysia, 31
    • Uruguay, 83, 226
    • Vietnam, 31
  • Iran, 55, 88
    • Tehran, 101, 103
  • Iraq, 75, 82–3
  • iron ore, 39, 45
  • Israel, 83, 95
  • Italy, 93

J

  • Japan, 26–7, 33, 40, 88
    • cyber security, 54
    • economic relations, 27, 43, 44, 45
    • infrastructure investment, 35, 36
    • North Korea, 36
    • Smartraveller website page visitors, 93
  • Japan–Australia Economic Partnership, 27, 43
  • Joint Statement on Advancing Responsible State Behaviour of Cyber Space, 54
  • Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), 105
  • Jordan, 74, 95
  • journalism, 83
    • see also media

K

  • kangaroo meat, 43
  • Kazakhstan, 54
  • Keep Australia and Australians safe and secure, 51–8
  • Kenya, 95
  • key management personnel, 210–11, 237
  • Khashoggi, Jamal, 78
  • kidnap cases, 88
  • Kiribati, 30, 63
    • Tarawa, 103
  • Korea, Republic of, 28, 33, 44, 45, 78
    • Korea, North, 36, 55
  • Koror, 29, 103, 111

L

  • laboratory services and supplies, 30
  • languages, 112
    • Indigenous, 85
    • information provided in, 30, 67, 69, 93
    • spoken at home, 37, 117
  • Laos, 32, 65
  • Latin America, 41, 82–3
    • evacuation from, 91, 97
    • investment agreement, 83, 226
  • Law of the Sea, 34, 80
  • learning and development, see education; staff learning and
  • development
  • Lebanon, 74
  • Legislation, 96
    • counter-terrorism financing powers, 53
  • lethal autonomous weapons systems (LAWS), 57
  • LGBTI rights, 78
  • LGBTI staff, 117
  • liabilities, 106–7
  • Liechtenstein, 58
  • LinkedIn, 37
  • locally engaged staff, 112
  • location of staff, 207
  • lost or stolen passports, 97

M

  • Madrid COP25 Climate Conference, 79
  • Majuro, 103
  • Malaysia, 31, 41, 52, 95
    • ASEAN Regional Forum Workshop, 34, 80
    • corrections to Annual Report 2018–19, 237
  • Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, 80
  • Maldives, 32, 80
  • management and accountability, 110–23
  • marine environment, 28, 41, 79, 83, 223
  • maritime boundaries, 34
    • treaty with Timor-Leste, 30, 79–80
  • maritime security, 30, 33, 34–5, 82
    • Sri Lanka dialogue, 32
  • market insights reports, 49
  • market research, 228
  • markets and market access, 39–50
    • China, 25, 26, 49
    • France, 82
    • India, 28, 50
    • Indonesia, 28, 30, 42–3, 226
    • Japan, 27
    • Malaysia, 31
    • Timor-Leste, 30
    • United States, 24
    • Vietnam, 31
    • see also free trade agreements
  • Marshall Islands (Majuro), 103
  • Mauritius, 83
  • measles, 73
  • meat, 25, 43
  • media, 93
    • delegation to Indonesia, 48
    • Morocco, 83
  • medical supplies and personal protective equipment, 13, 24, 43, 46
    • hand sanitiser and face shields, 69
    • Indo-Pacific region, 61, 63, 65, 73
    • Middle East, 66, 74
    • World Health Organization funding, 81
    • Wuhan, 26
  • Mekong, 32
  • Mekong–Australia Program on Transnational Crime, 64
  • memorandums of understanding ICT, 111
    • development cooperation, 28
    • mutual recognition of professional qualifications, 49
  • mental health and wellbeing, 113
  • Mexico, 56, 78
  • MH17 victims, 80
  • Microsoft Teams, 102
  • Middle East, 66, 74–5, 82–3
    • DFAT–Defence Crisis Preparedness Assurance Team visits, 95
    • human rights, 78
    • posts in, 101, 103
  • MIKTA, 78
  • military training, 31
  • Mindanao, 32, 64
  • Minderoo/Walk Free, 58
  • mines (anti-personnel), 57
  • mining and minerals, 39, 44, 45, 49
    • Africa, 52, 83
  • Ministerial Advisory Council on FTA Negotiations, 43–4
  • ministers, 38
  • modern slavery, 58
  • Morocco, 83
    • Rabat, 103
  • motor vehicles, 45
  • multilateral partners, see international organisations
  • music, 32, 85
  • mutual recognition of professional qualifications, 49
  • Myanmar, 32, 64, 74
    • Ayerwaddy River, 34

N

  • Nabilan program, 65
  • Nakanamanga language, 85
  • National Australian Built Environment Rating System (NABERS), 225
  • National Bushfire Recovery Agency, 122
  • National Bushfire Recovery Fund, 46
  • National Critical Minerals Strategy, 44
  • National Foundation for Australia–China Relations, 26
  • National Hydrogen Strategy, 44
  • National Intelligence Community, 58
  • national security, see defence and security
  • natural disasters, see crises
  • natural gas, 45
  • Nauru, 63
  • navigation, freedom of, 82
  • Nazareth Centre for Rehabilitation, 33
  • Nepal, 32, 58, 66
  • nerve agents, 56
  • Netherlands, 54, 58, 80
  • New Colombo Plan (NCP), 36–8
  • New Delhi, 101
  • New Zealand, 28, 33, 56, 86, 87
    • free trade agreements, 30, 41, 43
    • PNG Electrification Partnership, 35
    • Whakaari/White Island volcanic eruption, 95
  • Nicole Fitzsimons Foundation, 93
  • Nigeria (Abuja), 83, 101, 103
  • Niue, 30
    • Alofi, 103
  • non-government organisations (NGOs), 69–70, 237
  • non-ongoing employees, 203, 205
  • non-proliferation and disarmament, see arms control and
  • counter-proliferation
  • non-salary benefits, 112
  • non-tariff barriers, 50
  • North Korea, 36, 55
  • Northern Australia, 30, 226
  • Novichok agents, 56
  • Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, 55
  • nuclear weapons, see arms control and counter-proliferation

O

  • oceans, see marine environment; maritime security
  • office accommodation planning, 225
  • Office for Women, 78
  • Office of Development Effectiveness, 71, 119
  • Office of the Australian Information Commissioner, 120
  • Office of the Chief Economist, 46
  • Office of the Pacific, 29, 210–11
    • essential services and humanitarian corridor, 73
    • maritime security, 34
    • PacificAus Sports, 31
    • PNG Electrification Partnership, 35
  • official development assistance, 59, 60, 218
  • Ombudsman, 121
  • ongoing employees, 202, 204
  • online services, see websites and web services
  • operating result, 106–7
  • Operations Committee, 118
  • organisation and structure, 16–19, 110–11
  • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), 41
  • Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, 56
  • ORIMA Research, 98, 105
  • outcomes and programs, 17, 215–17
  • outer space, 54–5
  • overseas aid, see development assistance program
  • overseas-born staff, 117
  • overseas court and tribunal actions, 120
  • overseas investment, see investment
  • overseas posts, 38, 100–5, 110, 112, 233–6
    • business continuity planning, 114
    • corrections to Annual Report 2018–19, 238
    • established in 2019, 29
    • reDESIGN program, 111
    • staff, 114; locally engaged, 112
    • see also consular services
  • Overseas Property Office and Services (OPO), 105
  • overseas travel, see tourism; travel

P

  • Pacific, 28–31, 62–3, 80, 87, 112, 227
    • arms control, 57
    • climate change, 35, 62, 74, 79; Kainaki II Declaration, 34
    • humanitarian crises, 72–4
    • infrastructure investment, 35, 62
    • maritime security, 34
    • posts in, 29, 103
    • vaccines, eligibility for, 81
    • women and girls, 29, 31, 33, 63, 78; Australia Awards
    • scholars, 85
    • young people, 78
    • see also Fiji; New Zealand; Papua New Guinea; Samoa; Solomon Islands; Timor-Leste; Vanuatu
  • Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations Plus (PACER Plus), 30
  • Pacific Alliance FTA, 43
  • Pacific and Timor-Leste COVID-19 Response Package, 63
  • Pacific Church Partnership Program, 31
  • Pacific Fusion Centre, 34
  • Pacific Girl program, 63
  • Pacific Humanitarian Pathway, 29, 73
  • Pacific Islands Forum, 29, 34, 68, 73
  • Pacific Labour Scheme, 30
  • Pacific Reset, 28
  • Pacific Step-up, 16, 28–31, 60, 63
  • Pacific Women, 29, 33, 63, 78
  • PacificAus Sports, 31, 86
  • Pakistan, 32, 66
  • Palau (Koror), 29, 103
  • Palestinian Territories, 66
  • pandemic, see COVID-19
  • Papeete, 103
  • paper, 40, 43
  • Papua New Guinea, 63, 95
    • Bougainville, 33
    • budget alignment loan, 29
    • cyber security, 54
    • health, 81; African Swine Fever, 30
    • infrastructure, 35, 62
    • Port Moresby, 101, 103
  • Paris Agreement, 79
  • parliamentary committees, 226–7
  • part-time employees, 206
  • Partnerships for Recovery strategy, 60, 65, 70
  • passports, 96–9, 120
    • paper used, 225
  • peacebuilding and peacekeeping, 28, 80, 230
    • Philippines, 64–5
    • women’s role and gender, 33, 52, 57, 78–9
  • people smuggling and human trafficking, 32, 57–8
  • people-to-people links, 25, 28, 70
    • Arab countries, 83
    • Japan, 27
    • New Colombo Plan, 36–8
    • Pacific, 31, 86
    • see also scholarships and awards
  • People’s Republic of China, see China
  • performance management, 116
  • performance measures
    • Australians overseas: consular, 88, 92, 94; passports, 96, 98, 99
    • development assistance program, 60, 70, 72
    • economic, trade and investment agenda, 40, 42, 46, 48
    • global cooperation, 77, 82, 83, 86
    • Indo-Pacific, 23, 36, 38
    • international security, 51, 57, 58
    • overseas presence, 100, 101, 103, 104, 105
  • performance report, 23–107
    • ratings, 16
  • performance reporting on multilateral investments, 68
  • Performance, Risk and Resourcing Committee, 116, 118, 210
  • personal protective equipment, see medical supplies and
  • personal protective equipment
  • Peru, 43, 97
  • petroleum, 45
  • Philippines, 32, 63, 78, 95
    • counter-terrorism, 52
    • peace process, 64–5
  • plain packaging measure, 40
  • plans and planning, 16, 116
    • asset management, 105
    • business continuity, 114–15
    • capital management, 121
    • crisis action, 95
    • office accommodation, 225
    • property management, 103
    • workforce, 112
  • pneumococcal vaccine, 81
  • Port Moresby, 101, 103
  • Port of Spain, 101
  • Port Vila, 103
  • portfolio, 18
  • Portfolio Budget Statements (PBS), 116
    • outcomes and programs, 17
  • post-secondary qualifications, 76
  • prefabricated construction, 103, 224
  • Pride in Diversity, 117
  • prime ministerial travel, 24, 30, 31, 34, 38, 68
  • priority passports, 96
  • privacy, 120
  • private sector development, 53
    • Fiji, 69
    • Papua New Guinea, 29
    • Vietnam, 64
  • private sector partnerships, 68, 123
    • New Colombo Plan, 37, 38
  • procurement, see purchasing
  • professional qualifications, recognition of, 49
  • programs and outcomes, 17, 215–17
  • Promote a stable and prosperous Indo-Pacific, 23–38
  • property management, 102–4, 223–4
  • protocol services, 86–7
  • Provide a secure and effective overseas presence, 100–5
  • public diplomacy, 83–6
    • see also people-to-people links; scholarships and awards
  • purchasing (procurement), 106, 121–3
    • advertising and market research, 228
    • Australia now support, 85
  • purpose, 16
  • Pursue our economic, trade and investment agenda, 39–50, 237

Q

  • Qantas, 90, 97
  • Quadrilateral Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, 33
  • qualifications, recognition of, 49
  • Queensland Coroner’s Court, 120

R

  • R series passport, 99
  • Rabat, 103
  • Rakhine State, 32, 64
  • rare earths, 27
  • Rarotonga, 29, 103
  • recruitment, 112, 117
  • Red Cross, 72, 79
  • Red Frogs Australia, 93
  • reDESIGN program, 111
  • reefs, 28, 223
  • refugees and internally displaced people, 57, 74, 75
    • Rohingya, 32, 74
  • regional collaboration, 33–4
  • Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), 42
  • regional/remote Australia, New Colombo Plan (NCP) scholars from, 37
  • regional security, see defence and security
  • rehabilitation management, 222
  • religion, 78
  • remote access permissions, 115
  • remuneration, 112, 209–13, 237–8
  • renewable energy, 62, 66, 68, 224
  • repatriation of Australian citizens, see Australians overseas, return of
  • repatriation of foreign citizens, 86-7
  • reportable child sex offenders, 96
  • reproductive health, see sexual and reproductive health
  • Republic of Korea, 28, 33, 44, 45, 78
  • requests for trade and investment data, 46
  • revenue, see finance
  • RG Casey Building, 101, 224–5
  • rice, 43
  • Richardson Review, 58
  • risk management, 113
    • security, 100, 101
    • workplace health and safety, 221
  • roads, 62, 76
  • robotics, 57
  • Rohingya crisis, 32, 74
  • Royal Australian Air Force, 95
  • Royal Caribbean Lines, 95
  • Rubicon Water, 47
  • rules-based international order, 24, 34–5, 40, 41, 77–81
  • Russia, 54, 80, 82

S

  • Sahel, 52
  • salaries and remuneration, 112, 209–13, 237–8
  • Samoa, 29, 30, 63, 67, 68
    • Apia, 103
    • measles outbreak, 73, 94
  • sanctions, 53, 79, 227
    • North Korea, 36
    • Russia, 82
  • satisfaction
    • passport clients, 98
    • property services, 105
    • protocol services delivery, 86–7
  • Saudi Arabia, 40, 78
  • Scheme for Compensation for Detriment caused by Defective
  • Administration, 121
  • scholarships and awards, 31
    • Australia Awards, 60, 66, 85
    • New Colombo Plan (NCP), 37
  • seafood, 50
  • Seasonal Worker Programme, 30, 62
  • Secondary Schools Scholarships Program, 31
  • Secretary, 16, 33, 102, 112, 117
    • committees chaired and advised by, 118
    • remuneration, 210–11
    • review of year, 12–14
  • security, see defence and security; protective security
  • security clearances, 100–1
  • Security Enhancements Program, 101
  • Security Framework, 100–1
  • Senior Executive Service (SES) staff, 112, 212
    • gender equality, 117
  • Service Level Arrangement for Management Services, 111
  • services, trade in, 39, 40, 43, 45, 49, 50
  • Services Australia, staff redeployed to, 88, 97
  • Services Export Action Plan, 49
  • Sevastopol, 82
  • sexual and reproductive health, 67, 74, 78
    • births attended by skilled attendant, 76
  • sexual equality, see women and girls
  • sexual exploitation and abuse, 119
    • child sex offenders, 96
    • see also violence against women and girls
  • sheep meat, 43
  • Shepparton, 47
  • shipping, 49
    • see also cruise ships; maritime security
  • sign language interpretation, 67
  • Singapore, 31, 33, 95
    • agreements with, 24, 31, 43, 49, 53
    • smartraveller website page visits, 93
    • Wilton Park conference, 54–5
  • Singapore Institute of International Affairs, 53
  • skills development, see capacity building
  • slavery, 58
  • small arms and light weapons, 57
  • small business, 122–3
  • Smartraveller services, 92–3
  • Smith, Ric, 86
  • SMS travel advice, 92, 93
  • Snowy Mountains bushfires, 24
  • social media, 44, 69
    • COVID-19 response, 84, 92
    • travel advisories, 92, 93
  • social protection, 63, 76
  • soft power, 83–6
    • see also people-to-people links; scholarships and awards
  • Solomon Islands, 30, 31, 63, 67, 72
    • disaster preparedness, 74
    • Honiara, 103
    • infrastructure, 35
  • Somalia, 75
  • sorghum, 43
  • Soul Harvest Gospel Choir, 85
  • South America, see Latin America
  • South Asia, 32, 68, 86
    • development assistance program, 65–6
    • terrorism and violent extremism, 32
    • see also India
  • South Asia Regional Infrastructure Connectivity Program, 66
  • South Asia Regional Trade Facilitation Program, 66
  • South China Sea, 34
  • South Korea, see Korea, Republic of
  • South Pacific, see Pacific
  • South Sudan, 75
  • Southeast Asia, 31–2
    • Ambassador for Counter Terrorism consultations, 52
    • development assistance program, 64–5, 74
    • DFAT–Defence Crisis Preparedness Assurance Team visits, 95
    • Economic Governance and Infrastructure Initiative, 36
    • maritime security, 34
    • smartraveller website page visits, 93
    • terrorism and violent extremism, 32, 52
    • see also ASEAN
  • space, responsible behaviour in, 54–5
  • Spain, 82
  • sponsors, 231–2
  • sport, 31, 86
  • Sri Lanka, 32, 68
  • staff, 112–13, 117, 202–13
    • court and tribunal actions, 120
    • COVID-19 redeployments, 31, 38, 97, 114
    • expenses, 106
    • performance management, 116
    • secondments, 41
    • security clearances, 100–1
    • values, conduct and ethics, 119
    • working from home, 115
    • see also workplace health and safety
  • Staff and Family Support Office, 113
  • staff learning and development, 112, 119
    • crisis management, 95–6
    • disability confidence, 117
    • health and wellbeing, 113
    • security awareness, 100, 101
  • staff recruitment, 112, 117
  • staff welfare, 113
  • Statement on Preventing Exploitation of the Internet for
  • Terrorism and Violent Extremism Conducive to Terrorism, 27
  • steel, 24
  • Step-up in Pacific and Timor-Leste, 16, 28–31, 60, 63
  • stolen or lost passports, 97
  • Strategic Policy Committee, 118
  • sugar, 40, 43, 83
  • Support Australians overseas, 88–99
  • Sustainable Development Goals, 61
  • Suva, 103
  • Syria, 56, 74, 75, 82

T

  • Tarawa, 103
  • tariffs and import duties, 42–3, 46
    • China, 25
    • United States, 24
  • teachers, 65, 76
  • Tehran, 101, 103
  • telecommunications, 45, 68
    • cables, 30, 35
  • tenders, see purchasing
  • terrorism and violent extremism, 32, 51–3, 82
    • Da’esh, 75, 82
    • Statement on Preventing Exploitation of the Internet for Terrorism and Violent Extremism Conducive to Terrorism,27
  • Thailand, 32, 45, 52, 79
    • smartraveller website page visits, 93
  • timeliness
    • passport processing, 96
    • security clearances, 101
  • Timor-Leste, 30–1, 63, 65, 67, 73
    • ASEAN Regional Forum Workshop, 34, 80
    • Maritime Boundaries Treaty, 30, 79–80
  • Timor Sea, 30, 80
  • tobacco plain packaging measure, 40
  • Tonga, 30, 63, 72, 74
    • Parliament House, 62
  • Torres Strait Islanders, see Indigenous Australians
  • tourism, 39, 40, 49
  • bushfire response, 46, 84, 107
    • South Asia, 66
    • Vietnam, 60
    • see also consular services; passports
  • Tourism Australia, 107, 227
  • trade, 39–50, 68, 76
    • arms control, 56–7
    • with China, 25, 45
    • corrections to Annual Report 2018–19, 237
    • with Japan, 27, 45
    • parliamentary committees of inquiry, 226, 227
    • with Republic of Korea, 28, 45
    • South Asia Regional Trade Facilitation Program, 66
    • with United States, 24
    • see also investment; markets and market access
  • trade delegations, 26, 28
  • trade disputes, 40
  • trade in services, 39, 40, 43, 45, 49, 50
  • trafficking in humans and people smuggling, 32, 57–8
  • training, see capacity building; education; staff learning and
  • development
  • Transform22, 110
  • transnational crime, 33, 64, 79
    • people smuggling and human trafficking, 32, 57–8
    • see also terrorism and violent extremism
  • transparency, see effectiveness, efficiency and transparency in
  • development program
  • transport infrastructure, 62, 76
  • travel, 38, 45, 225
    • Governor-General, 38, 83
    • Prime Minister, 24, 30, 31, 34, 38, 68
    • to/from New Zealand, 28
    • see also Australians overseas, return of; consular services; passports; tourism
  • travel advice, 25, 91, 92–3
  • Travellers’ Emergency Loan Scheme, 91
  • treaties and other international agreements, 226
    • Antarctica, 79
    • arms control and non-proliferation, 55, 56, 57
    • climate change, 79
    • cyber cooperation, 31, 53
    • Law of the Sea, 34, 80
    • marine biological diversity, 223
    • maritime boundaries, 30, 79–80
    • military training, 31
    • mutual recognition of professional qualifications, 49
    • WTO negotiations, 40
  • tribunals, matters before, 120
  • Trilateral Infrastructure Partnership, 36
  • Trilateral Strategic Dialogue, 33
  • Trinidad and Tobago (Port of Spain), 101
  • tropical cyclones, 74
    • Gila, 62
    • Harold, 31, 72, 73, 95
  • Turkey, 78, 82
  • Tuvalu, 34, 63
  • Twitter, 92, 93
  • 2+2 consultations, 27, 28

U

  • Ukraine, 82
  • Umbrella Group, 79
  • UN Women, 65, 66, 78
  • undersea cables, 30, 35
  • UNESCO International Year of Indigenous Languages, 85
  • United Kingdom, 53, 82
    • free trade agreement, 15, 43
  • United Nations, 53, 80
  • United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), 68, 75
  • United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, 34, 80
  • United Nations Development Programme, 33, 68
  • United Nations Disarmament Commission, 55
  • United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights, 58
  • United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, 79
  • United Nations General Assembly, 56, 78
    • First Committee, 55
  • United Nations Group of Governmental Experts on Lethal
  • Autonomous Weapons Systems, 57
  • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 75
  • United Nations Human Rights Council, 78, 83
  • United Nations Open-Ended Working Group on cyber, 54
  • United Nations Population Fund, 75
  • United Nations Security Council
    • resolutions, 52, 55, 78
    • sanctions, 36
    • statement by Ambassador for Cyber Affairs and Critical Technology, 54
  • United Nations Trust Facility Supporting Cooperation on Arms Regulation, 57
  • United States, 24, 33, 82, 86
    • cyber security, 54
    • infrastructure investment, 35, 36
    • trade, 45
    • Washington, 101, 103
  • University of Adelaide, 49
  • University of the South Pacific, 62
  • university students, 36–8
  • Uruguay, 83, 226

V

  • vaccines and immunisation, 26, 61, 76, 81
  • values, conduct and ethics, 118, 119
  • Vanuatu, 31, 63, 72, 73, 74
    • Port Vila, 103
    • Soul Harvest Gospel Choir, 85
  • Venezuela, 83
  • ventilators, 13, 74
  • Victoria, 29, 47
  • Victorian Department of Agriculture, 30
  • video conferencing, 31, 32, 46, 102
    • Australia–India virtual summit, 28, 35
  • Vietnam, 31, 33, 34, 68
    • development assistance, 64
    • error in 2018–19 Annual Report, 237
    • gender equality, 34, 60, 64
    • human rights, 32
  • Vietnam–Australia Economic Ministers’ Meeting, 31
  • violence against women and girls, 33, 57, 65, 71, 74, 76
    • Afghanistan, 66
    • survivor support, 79
  • visas, 30, 87
  • volcanic eruption, NZ, 95
  • Voluntary Principles Initiative on Security and Human Rights, 44
  • volunteers, 70

W

  • Washington, 101, 103
  • water and sanitation, 28, 74, 76
    • Australian Water Partnership program, 34
    • Water for Women program, 65
  • weapons, 57
    • see also arms control and counter-proliferation
  • websites and web services, 53–4, 102
    • Aid Program Performance Reports, 71
    • consular crisis planning and information sharing, 95
    • Digital Earth Africa satellite imagery, 66
    • e-commerce (digital trade) rules, 40, 41, 43
    • market insights reports, 49
    • NTB Gateway, 50
    • Pacific Fusion Centre, 34
    • passport applications, 98
    • Smartraveller, 92, 93
    • terrorists’ internet use, 27, 33
    • webinars, 37, 44, 52
    • see also intranet; social media; video conferencing
  • West Africa mining, 52, 83
  • Whakaari/White Island volcanic eruption, 95
  • wheat, 43
  • White Paper, 16, 23, 24, 48, 51
  • Wilton Park conference, 54–5
  • wine, 40, 43
  • women and girls (gender equality), 41, 65, 69, 71, 78–9
    • Afghanistan, 32, 66, 75
    • Australia Awards scholars, 66, 85
    • impacts of COVID-19, 31, 82
    • India, 66
    • Indigenous Australians, 85
    • in international organisations, 55, 57, 78, 79
    • on management committees, 76
    • New Colombo Plan (NCP) scholars, 37
    • Pacific, 29, 31, 33, 63, 78; Australia Awards scholars, 85
    • Rohingya, 32
    • social protection, 63
    • terrorism and violent extremism, role in countering, 52
    • Vietnam, 34, 60, 64
    • see also violence against women and girls
  • Women in Leadership strategy, 117
  • Women, Peace and Security agenda, 33, 52, 57, 78–9
  • workforce, see staff
  • workforce planning, 112
  • workplace diversity and inclusion, 117
  • workplace health and safety, 113, 119, 221–2
    • bushfire-related hazards, 104, 221, 224
    • COVID-19, 114, 115, 117, 222
    • property management services, 103
    • see also protective security
  • Workplace Relations Committee, 118
  • World Bank, 64
    • International Development Association fund, 67
  • World Food Programme, 29, 73, 75
  • World Health Organization, 67, 81
  • World Heritage Committee, 80
  • World in a Box, 49
  • World Trade Organization (WTO), 40, 83
  • Wuhan and Hubei province, 26, 88, 90, 95, 97

X

  • Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, 25, 78

Y

  • young people, 48, 78
    • travel safety messages to, 93

Z

  • Zimbabwe, 95