• Australia Awards
  • Nepal

"In Australia we were talking real-life scenarios. We learnt to diagnose actual pathogens using full-scale laboratories. I was in the lab day and night developing sero-diagnostic kits for real diseases. It has been 15 years since I returned to Nepal, but what I learnt is so useful even today. It has helped me immensely in what we are facing right now with COVID-19.”


  • Australia Awards
  • Bangladesh

“I am sharing my knowledge and techniques with fashion and retail entrepreneurs in my network so that they can produce and supply quality fabric masks at a reasonable price,” Taslima says. “As a result, there will be an abundant supply of quality masks at a reasonable price, to help curb the spread of the pandemic

  • Australia Awards
  • Australia Awards-Endeavour
  • Indonesia

If you had to write an inspiring story to describe your COVID-19 pandemic experience or any tips and tricks for coping with self-quarantine, what story would your share?

Are you involved in public budgeting, or expenditure accountability/transparency in Indonesia? Apply for the Public Financial Management for Better Policy Outcomes Short Term Award. Applications close on 6 September 2020.

Do you work in the development and oversight of infrastructure projects in Indonesia? Apply for the Infrastructure – financing structures, instruments and incentives Short Term Award. All applications must be submitted online before 23 August 2020.