Ekipa Tasi Mos Atauro Timor-Leste, Recycle Station

Another outstanding initiative of Barry Hinton and his team in Atauro Island. Article below. Ekipa Tasi Mos Atauro, Timor-Leste, (Clean Ocean Team Atauro) is a community organization that aims to remove and record plastic pollution from the marine environment that surround the waters of Atauro and to assist the community in reducing their use of... Continue Reading →

Screening of Alias Ruby Blade

Rosemary Nugent manning the ticket booth A very successful film fundraiser was held at Clonard College on 20 May, Timor-Leste’s Restoration of Independence Day. A great turnout of interested people viewed this inspiring and powerful documentary film.  It chronicles the remarkable story of Kirsty Sword, a human rights activist who becomes passionately involved in the plight of... Continue Reading →

Celebrating Timor Leste Independence

This year the City of Greater Geelong continues its commitment to the people of Timor Leste by celebrating their 17th year of Independence. On Friday 17th May the Timor Leste flag will be raised and supporters will gather to hear the experiences of local Kardinia International students following their visit in 2018. Professor Glen Guest... Continue Reading →

With little steps big journeys start

During 2017-2018, Geelong Viqueque Friendship Schools Inc supported Mary MacKillop International’s one-year training program. This funding allowed 5 teachers from Viqueque to participate. It allowed 150 children to receive quality education in the classroom and to assist  in creating a positive future for themselves and their community. This teacher training program is particularly vital in... Continue Reading →

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