Australian High Commission
Republic of Nauru
High Commission address: MQ45 NPC Oe, Aiwo District, Republic of Nauru - Telephone: 674 557 3380 - Fax: 674 557 3382

Dr Bernard Quin's Family Visit

The Nauru Government, the Australian Government and the Quin family joined to pay their respects to Nauruans killed during the Second World War. Representatives of both Governments and the family laid wreathes at the memorial dedicated to Nauruans who lost their lives in Truk.  Above left-to-right: Reverend Roger Mwareo, David Quin, Father Peter Quin, Michael Doyle, Acting President Aaron Cook MP, Australian High Commissioner Martin Quinn, Minister for Telecommunications Shadlog Bernicke MP. Below left-to-right: Minister for Education and Home Affairs Charmaine Scotty, Cathy Dunn, Patty Quin, Mardi Doyle and Patrick Doyle.  



The Children of Dr Bernard Quin - Father Quin, Mardi Doyle, Patty Quin and David Quin - after a wreathe laying ceremony at the memorial dedicated to the death of their father and four other Australians killed in Nauru during the Second World War. Members of the Nauru Government, including Acting President Aaron Cook and department heads, community leaders and the Quin family presented wreathes.



Members of the Quin family visited Nauru Secondary School and presented gifts to senior students


White Ribbon Day 2014

Australian High Commission Development Specialist Peter Adams (in red) and PACTAM adviser Marja Elizabeth (on Peter's right) join members of the Nauruan Government, Nauru Police Force and the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection in a march against violence against women. The march raised awareness as part of the White Ribbon Day campaign.



From left to right: PACTAM adviser for Health Education, Min Lee, PACTAM adviser for Gender Based Violence, Marja Elizabeth and Australian High Commission Development Specialist, Peter Adams marched in support of the White Ribbon Day's campaign against viloence against women. 


Australian Awards Successful Scholars  

Australian High Commission staff congratulated the Nauruan winners of this year's Australian Awards scholarships. This year's Australian Award scholars will study at the Australian National University, Queensland University of Technology, Griffith University, the University of Wollongong and the University of Queensland. Click here for more informationabout scholarships.


Alcohol Free Day 2014

The Nauru Police Force held events for Alcohol Free Day on 29 November. Australian High Commission staff member Damien Bruckard presents third prize in the women's to Mrs Czarist Daniel, a member of the Nauru Police Force team.



The team from Nauru Rehabilitation Corperation successfully defend their title



The Australian High Commissioner, Martin Quinn, joins members of the Nauru Surf Life Club for the unveiling of a new safety sign at Gabab Channel. The Australian Government provides assistance to the Nauru Surf Life Club through the Department of Immigration and Border Control, in conjunction with Surf Life Saving Australia.



President Baron Waqa recieves donation of three Police vehicles from Australian High Commissioner, Martin Quinn on 20 August 2014 marking 10 years of cooperation between the Australian Federal Police and the Nauru Police Force.



On 15 August 2014, Australia’s High Commissioner Martin Quinn, attended the Continuing and Community Education (CCE) program orientation day at the University of the South Pacific, Nauru Centre and gave a speech to encourage the students. Also attending the event was Minister for Education and Home Affairs Hon. Charmaine Scotty MP and Duncan McCullough, Program Officer for Australian Aid.



Australian High Commissioner, Martin Quinn and Mrs Chongkol Quinn attend the Anzac Day Dawn Service with President Baron Waqa and Madam Louisa Waqa, Minister for Justice, Hon David Adeang MP and Secretary for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Michael Aroi.





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