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  • 1975-2009 (Creation)

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Textual Records and Photographs. Ninety-eight pages.

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  1. “Indon. flags burn: police to act” published by the Northern Territory News

  2. A photograph with five people (three men and two women), the description on the back is blurry. From Rob Wesley-Smith Collection / AFFET Darwin

  3. A poster entitled, “Farewell Mr. Abel Guterres” It is a reception to farewell Mr. Abel Guterres, Consul General of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste in Sydney. It includes all the information surrounding it.

  4. A newsletter entitled, “Australia-East Timor Association (NSW) Solidarity Diary August 2009 (No.13/2009)” & “Sunday, August 30th Leichhardt Town Hall “10 Years On” - from 1999 UN Timor Referendum

  5. A photograph of ten people (six men & four women) gathered in a group. Reception at AETA, monthly meeting, March (?) 2009

  6. A flyer for, “5 years on… East Timor’s Independence Referendum” The theme was “Reconstruction, Justice and Timor Sea” and the program entails: Documentary Film and Video Festival, Local Government & Community Initiatives Forum, Timor Sea Oil & Gas Teach-In and Community Celebration with food, drink, musicians and singers. (2004)

  7. A flyer for: “A benefit nite for Timorese women” on Friday, November 29th. It was sponsored by AETA and there was to be speakers from Timor, Aceh and West Papua. The money raised will assist Kirsty Sword’s alola foundation for Timorese women.

  8. A flyer for, “The Kirsty Sword-Gusmao Benefit Night” A tribute for Timorese Women and the late Andrew McNaughtan. It will have many speakers and performers. On April 21, 2004.

  9. A photograph two children, two young adults and an older man. The children are wearing traditional clothing. The older man is wearing a purple scarf around his neck. There is no description on the photo.

  10. A photograph of nine people sitting around a conference table during a meeting. There is no description attached to the photo.

  11. A newspaper article published in the ‘This Life’ section entitled, “Heroic champion of the persecuted” which is obituary, unclear for who as the document is blurry. 2007 | 2 pages.

  12. A letter to Mr. Stephen Langford, secretary of AETA from Senator Robert Hill, Liberal Party Defence Minister. November 15, 2005.

  13. A newspaper article entitled, “Festival gives peace a chance” which took place on April 24th 2009. | 2 pages.

  14. “Diary of events for East Timor and solidarity No. 14/06”

  15. A poem entitled, “Black Changes” It was a poem for the ban on petrol (1997-8)

  16. A review published about The Reluctant Saviour by Clinton Fernandes. It was reviewed by Peter Cronau entitled, “Correcting the myth of East Timor.” It was published in the Pacific Journalism Review 2004.

  17. A flyer that reads: ‘Canberra & Macquarie shield “Team Susi” Mass Murders from Court Justice!’ ‘So who did kill the Balibo Five Alexander?’ ‘War Criminal allowed to “Cut and Run” by Iemma and Downer.’ “Team Susi” (Kopassus) Guilty of Genocide in Balibo & East Timor. Let go by Alexander Downer’s Diplomacy! These are all slogans for Coroners Court Protest, the day Maya of Jakarta fled Sydney, Oct 2007. He was a member of Team Susi or Uma

  18. A photograph of a man standing around the dinner table with three other men present in the photo who are seated. The description reads, “Sebastien Guterres, James Dunn, Jose Ramos Horta, Jefferson Lee, July 2001, book launch.”

  19. Two photographs, one is the same as above and the other is of the man who was standing that is now sitting. The description reads, “Book Launch in July 2001”

  20. Four photographs of people at the Timor Leste Embassy Opening in December of 2003.

  21. A photograph of a group of children looking up at the camera. The description reads, “Children in Iliomar, July 2005, Photo by Jefferson Lee, AETA - Sydney”

  22. A flyer entitled, “Papua in Search of justice” with the subtitles, “Abepura in Papuan Province” and “Investigation.” Created by Amnesty International | 2 pages

  23. A flyer entitled, “Double header Wed 26 November 2008” Timor leader rock star Ego Lemos in support Gurrumul Yunupingu. Other events include: “Hau Abut ‘I Am Women’” and Blue Mountains East Timor Sisters | 2 pages.

  24. Four photographs from the Book Launch from above. The photos include various men and copies of the book. July 2001

  25. Three photographs with written descriptions but the copy is blurry which makes them illegible.

  26. An invitation to “the World Premiere of Rise up Maubere people! Fretilin today” It will be taking place on February 28th, 2007. Filmaker Lucia Salinas Briones and Fretilin Spokesperson, She da Silva will introduce the documentary

  27. Media Release written by Timor Sea Justice Campaign entitled, “Diggers rally for East Timor’s oil and gas. The Endorsing organizations include: AETA, The Greens, Aid Watch, APHEDA, Australian Solidarity With the Asia Pacific, Meredith Burgmann MLC. April 22, 2005.

  28. Sword ‘Alola Foundation.’ November 29th 2002. | 2 pages

  29. A flyer entitled, “Friends of Maliana, Leichhardt” The “Friends of Maliana” is a community group directly supported by Leichhardt Council who meet regularly to discuss fundraising initiatives & practical ways to help the town of Maliana and its community.

  30. Press Release from Australia-East Timor Association - Issued (2/2/2007) “Balibo Five revisited : Coroner’s Hearing in Sydney Commencing Monday (05/02/2007) revives issue of a long-standing political conspiracy by Canberra’s ‘Indonesia Lobby’

  31. Four photographs taken in December of 1999, Australian Navy takes aid to Timor Leste.. Top Right: Alan Luby. Top Left: Kim Gago. Bottom Left: Aid to Timor, Dec. 99. Bottom Right: H.T. Lee (left), Maureen Tolfree (Sister to Brian Peters), middle is Vikki Johns at a 2002 Dinner for Maureen. | 2 pages

  32. A program from Coro Loro Sa’e presents Our Reunion at All Saints Church and Hall in NSW on December 26th 2008. The program includes Part 1 - All Saints’ Hall, Part II - Concert (Church) & Part III- Dinner and Party. | two pages

  33. AETA Solidarity Newsletter for April 2006. It includes: “West Papuan asylum seekers,” “Atrocities in East Timor, 1975-1999” & “AFP & IMP - an unholy alliance?” | 2 pages

  34. Four photographs entitled, “Celebrities of the movement” It includes photos of Cipi & Norden, Alix, Rosa, Andy & Jose, Mike & John. 2005. The descriptions on the back are blurry.

  35. The cover of mini-docs from East Timor entitled, “Islands of Hope.” It includes Mini-documentaries by Jock Cheetham. Filmed in East Timor in 2005. The mini-documentary’s are: 1. Land of Beauty (shots of the country, with music by the Orient Five) 2. Sister Tess’s Food Drop (Sister Tess Ward and her regular food ad to the poor) 3. Arte Moris - Living Arts (An inspiring new art college talented young) 4. Domingos Goes Home to his family (Domingos travels to his village to see his family) 5. Diario Tempo - A New Paper (An independent daily newspaper in Dili challenges power) 6. National Hospital Pathology Unit (An Australian team upgrades the blood testing facilities) 7. Sr Tess’s Disabled Boys Home 8. Beautiful People (Shots of the people, with music by the Orient Five)

  36. A petition entitled Timor-Leste - we forget Honorary. The petition is if you want to acknowledge Timor’s unique wartime contribution to Australia. The second page is for people to sign the petition. | 2 pages

  37. Two pages of a pamphlet. The first entitled, “ Friends of Maliana Projects in Timor Leste” It’s broken down in four sections: 1. Ginasio community and sports centre. 2. Malian Library. 3. Classroom tables and chairs. 4. Youth Centre in Maliana. The second is entitled, “Union Aid Abroad projects in Timor Leste” It’s broken down in five sections: 1. Literacy and skills training for women. 2. Sustainable agriculture training for farmers. 3. Community Learning Centres. 4. Community radio training and programming. 5. Mechanics training | two pages

  38. A flyer for the Blue Mountains East Timor Sisters (BMETS). 2009. The information is blurry.

  39. A poster entitled, “Women of East Timor” with a women holding a box next to it.

  40. The book cover for “East Timor: Making Amends? Analysing Australia’s role in reconstructing East Timor” written by Lanseil Taudevin and Jefferson Lee (Editors) but it was published by Australia East Timor Association.

  41. A program for Humanitarian Responses to the East Timor Crisis presented by Australia-East Timor Association. It took place on July 15th, 2006. It was a one day event. | two pages.

  42. AETA Diary of Events for East Timor & Solidarity (Oct-Dec 2008)

  43. AETA presents The 5th Annual Dr. Andrew McNaughtan Memorial Lecture. December 7th. The Speakers Ms. Ceu Federer, James Thomas, John Maynard & Jean Berlie.

  44. A document to but Timor Xmas Cards, set of 12. 2008

  45. Australia-East Timor Association - Diary of Events (August - October 2005)

  46. A program for Tribute to HT Lee - Photojournalist - Independent Film Maker, activist for East Timor. Speakers include; Andrew Refshauge (former Deputy Premier), Andrew Ferguson (State Secretary, CFMEU), Katherine Thomson (Playwright), Kim Gago (East Timor Community), Neil McLean, Peter Chandran & Carmela Baranowski. 2005.
    1342: “A Special night for East Timor: Book launch & Film” with leading Canadian Photo-journalist author & doco filmmaker Elaine Brière. 12 May 2005.

  47. A poster with a photograph of John Patrick (Paddy) Kenneally & Rufino. The photo was taken by Jonnie Lewis, 2000, East Timor collection. There’s a description of who Rufino is and the lyrics the song “Never Forget you.”

  48. A 2005 protest leaflet entitled, “Your friends do not forget you” But are the East Timorese ‘mates’ no longer?” The peaceful protest is over the East Timor Oil & Gas issue. There is a photograph attached to the flyer of a group of East Timorese. April 24th, 2005.

  49. A flyer for a Timor Choir- Ligia Campos sings with Anin Murak. It will take place at the Sydney Town Hall.

  50. A flyer entitled, “See the woven art of East Timor in Action” which includes times for weaving demonstrations. The demonstrations are provided for by Tricia Johns, an Australian volunteer working in East Timor with two East Timorese women. This event is supported by Australia East Timor Association and the Friends of Maliana, Leichhardt. Sydney, 2007.

  51. A page with four photographs included of K.T. Lee adopted boy in July 2001 in Dili. Two of the photos are a man holding the boy, the other is a crowd and the last is two men in a discussion.

  52. A photograph of a book signing. There is a women signing the book sitting next to a man. The photograph is blurry as is the description. 2005.

  53. A flyer for the inaugural Denis Kevans Anzac Eve Peace Concert. It will be taking place on April 24th, 2009 at Leichhardt Town Hall.

  54. A flyer for the International Women’s day focus on East Timor - documentary & discussion. With Fernanda Borges as a guest speaker and the film screening go Here Ini Lafu. It will be taking place at the Bonnyrigg Community Centre on March 8th 2009.

  55. A page of photographs from a dinner with various speakers in Sydney 1996. The description is blurry.

  56. A photograph of J.R. Horta at the Viva Timor Leste rock concert in 1999.

  57. A page of photographs that are numbered with descriptions. 1. Embassy protest in Canberra outside Indonesian Embassy. 2. Amnesty meeting of ‘Activists’ 2003. 3. illegible 4. AETA Meeting 1998

  58. A photograph of protesters outside a government sponsored Human Rights Conference, Darling Harbour, Sydney. 2004.

  59. A newspaper article entitled, “Warrior for human rights” about H.T. Lee. 1999.

  60. A flyer for Xanana Blues Concert - Benefit Nite for East Timor on June 3rd 1999. The Funds raised will assist Timor Aid and The Mary Mckillop Institute in the provision of emergency medical aid inside East Timor

  61. A page of five photographs entitled Assorted Shots. The top photos are the East Timor “Embassy” outside the Indonesian Embassy and the other photos are of the Solidarity Choir in Sydney. 1992.

  62. A flyer entitled, “Songs of East Timor & Oceania” that is coming soon. It will include background information for 10 songs of East Timor. 2005.

  63. A page of four photographs of Abe Barrero. The description reads, Abe Barrero from Timor Leste was exiled in Canada. Here, he is at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney in Mid 1990s and below, I took him to a ‘Midnight Oil’ concert at Parramatts Leagues Club. Abe had relatives in Adelaide and is one of Timor Leste’s finest musicians.

  64. A page with two photographs. The first is of protesters outside the Indonesian Consulate (05/09/1999). The second is of the East Timor ‘Embassy’ which is outside the Indonesian Embassy.

  65. A photograph of a women weaving names of the victims of the Dili Massacre.

  66. A card created by Timor Sea Justice entitled, “Don’t rob their future… give East Timor a fair go in the Timor Sea. It contains photos of East Timorese children and the sea. It has a list of Myths and Facts in regards to East Timor. The other side has two information boxes entitled, “What is the Issue?” and “What is Australia doing to resolve this issue?” | 2 pages

  67. A newspaper article published in the Inner West Courier entitled, “Binding words.” It is about the late peace poet Denis Kevans being honoured at the inaugural “Your Friends Will Never Forget You” Memorial Anzac Eve Peace Festival. April 21, 2009.

  68. “A free Timor, but the price is high” The Sydney Morning Herald. August 22, 2009.

  69. A flyer entitled, “Free East Timor, Indonesia Out”

  70. Australia-East Timor Association Resource List. It includes a list of books and maps

  71. A program for Celebrate Timor Leste where they will be celebrating the anniversary of East Timorese independence. It includes an article entitled, “East Timor on Film” where Georgie Arnott speaks to three documentary-makers about the ethics of filmmaking and the Australian government’s ‘triumphalist’ attitude toward East Timor. 21 Nov - 28 Nov | 2 pages

  72. A page with eight photographs. They include Kim Gago, Beatrice Wagner (SBS Radio), Paddy Kenneally - the photos were taken at the Timor Leste Historical Exhibition, Australian National Maritime Museum

  73. A poster for the East Timor Fundraiser ‘Ro Dalai Taru.’ The proceeds from this evening will go to the East Timor National Hospital and the Balibo House Trust Fund. The poster includes the East Timorese flag as well as pictures of children playing

  74. A flyer for Anin Murak (‘Golden Wind’) Choral music from East Timor. It will happen on November 29th.

  75. The cover of a book entitled, “A Dirty Little War” by John Martinkus with a foreword by Xanana Gusmao. An eyewitness account of East Timor’s descent into hell, 1997-2000

  76. A page of photographs from a demonstration outside the defence department in Sydney over Secret Amst-Indonesia Defence Treaty. December 17th, 1995.

  77. A page with five photographs at Ross Bird Book Launch - “East Timor Inside - Out” Volvo Gallery - July 1999. Sponsored by Amnesty International.

  78. A page of photographs. The three photos on the right are at the ‘OPORTO Conference in Sydney. Centre left and below are of the Timor choir in Sydney with CEU BRUTES and Stephen Tabener, NSW Writers Centre. Bottom left is of a photo exhibition by Dr. Andrew MsNaghan at 1996 Oporto.

  79. “Expulsion from Malaysia” Russell Anderson’s letter to Parliament in November 1996. Documenting Canberra Duplicty and support for Mahathir. Both Australia and Malaysian Governments exposed as complicit in the Indonesian Genocide in East Timor.

  80. A flyer for the ‘Pre Xmas Timor Benefit Bash’ that will be taking place on December 12th, 1999 in Sydney. On the flyer, there is a photograph of the Another Roadside Attraction choir who will be performing at the benefit. All the proceeds will go to CNRT National Emergency Commission & Timor Aid. The pub is owned by Tim Ashton, husband of Jakkai Ashton from Timor Aid.

  81. A page of photographs of a protest in Sydney, the day after Kofi Annan announced election. The protest was taking place at the Indonesian Consulate (05/09/1999)


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