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Timor-Leste Australia Alumni Association (TL3A)

The Timor-Leste Australia Alumni Association (TL3A) was established in August 2017 with formal ratification in October 2019.  The TL3A Board is currently supported by Alumni Secretariat Coordinator (ASC) – Alfredo Isac.

The current board (2024 – 2026) was elected at a well attended Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 17th February 2024.

Members include:

President: Maria Amelia Noronha Barreto

Vice President: Gil Zairo de Assunção Soares Ximenes

Board Members:

  1. Salvador Eugenio Soares dos Reis Pires
  2. Maria de Jesus Nunes
  3. Antonio Castro da Costa

The Board is committed to realising the vision of a world where diversity is celebrated inclusion is embraced and everyone has equal opportunities to thrive while the mission remains steadfast – to champion diversity and foster inclusivity in all aspect of society.  The board continues to encourage all alumni to actively engage in Timor-Leste Australia Alumni Association (TL3A) through sectoral groups, small grants, short courses and networking events.

Australia Awards Global Alumni Network

On graduating, all Australia Awards Scholars also automatically become members of the global alumni network. This network provides a mechanism for Australia Awards alumni to build and maintain supportive relationships with other alumni through professional and social links.

You can find out how alumni have been contributing to Timor-Leste’s development since 2000 by watching our short film celebrating 20 years of the Australia Awards in Timor-Leste and reading latest edition of TL3A Bulletin

Alumni Achievements

There are over 350 Australia Awards Alumni in Timor-Leste who are using the skills and knowledge from a range of top class Australian Universities to support their countries development. To You can find out more about their work in our film celebrating 20 years of the Australia Awards Scholarship Program in Timor-Leste. 

Alumni Activities

Alumni contribute to the development of Timor-Leste individually and by taking part in the Timor-Leste Australia Alumni Association (TL3A) sectoral groups. The video below tells us briefly about TL3A’s activities and how alumni are giving back to their beloved country, Timor-Leste.