Geelong Celebrates Timor-Leste Independence

During May, the City of Greater Geelong marked the 15th anniversary of East Timor’s Independence with a flag ceremony at City Hall. Approximately 60 people were in attendance, which included representatives from Geelong Friends of Viqueque, Geelong Friendship Health Inc and Geelong Viqueque Friendship Schools Inc. Robyn Stevens, Manager Connected Communities emceed the event. Ms... Continue Reading →

Trivia Night – a great success!

The Trivia Night at St Joseph's College was a great success with over 250 people attending.  Special thanks must go to Rosemary Friend, Louise Madden and Peter Cannon for their leadership of the organising committee, without whose persistence and dedication the night could not have gone ahead. Whilst the official tally has yet to be... Continue Reading →

Annual General Meeting

You are invited to attend the Annual General of the Geelong-Viqueque Friendship Schools Inc. The special guests speakers are Jessie Lopez and Patrice Hall who have been responsible for the setting up of The Vegetable Garden Project at St Teresinha in Ossu. The meeting starts at 7.00 pm Thursday 22 August 2013 and the venue is... Continue Reading →

Getting Goods to Viqueque

Rotary: Donations in Kind {DIK} DIK is a major recycling operation run by volunteers providing  suitable items for people in need and it is Rotary Australia's largest ongoing project. So far this Century 281 containers have been shipped with a value of $24,000,000 overseas aid. Transporting goods - new and used - to East Timor... Continue Reading →

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