New Colombo Plan

This initiative of the Australian government aims to lift knowledge of the Indo-Pacific in Australia by supporting Australian students to undertake study, language training and internships in the region.

Your one-stop operator for new New Colombo Plan tours

With decades of experience providing specialist and CPD study tours for a multitude of professions across eligible host countries, Jon Baines Tours is now offering a tailored service utilising its extensive network of tour guides, hotels, NGOs, educational institutions and industry leaders to create engaging and immersive experiences for university students.

Our tours look at a country through the prism of a particular professional field – including general medicine, conservation, nursing, midwifery, ophthalmology, palliative care, engineering, obstetrics and gynaecology, dentistry, occupational therapy, veterinary science, physiotherapy, and more.

Leave it all to us

We take the pressure of creating and executing New Colombo Plan tours off your hands. Take advantage of our experience and expansive global network to create a high-quality educational experience with in-depth professional connections, with the reassurance of knowing student welfare and security is always paramount. From itinerary planning, professional visits, local guides, accommodation, catering and leisure activities, we’ve got you covered.

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Eligible locations

There are 40 eligible host locations across the Indo-Pacific region for New Colombo Plan tours, all supported by Jon Baines New Colombo Plan Tours.

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How to get involved

Jon Baines Tours supports mobility tours to all eligible host locations and curates bespoke educational and immersive travel experiences that address application criteria and exceed expectations.

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