Australia Awards Office

The Scholarships and Alumni Support team are here to help you navigate your way through the scholarship process and make the most of your studies on your return to Timor-Leste.

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Recruitment and Tenders

Interested vendors should submit a proposal & quote along with other supporting documents for the services as described in this detail RFQ & link below:

Tender RFQ

Due Date

The AATL program is seeking proposals from experienced videographer/filmmaker companies or consultants proficient in producing high-quality videos, which will be used for the website and social media platforms to increase awareness of Australia Awards Alumni activities and to further promote the Australia Awards scholarship opportunity to potential candidates.


Please click on the link below to see RFQ attached for more detail information.




5pm, 12/02/2024




English Language Short Course for Person with Disability in Australia

Summary: Palladium International Pty Ltd, the Managing Contractor for the Australia Awards Timor-Leste (the Program) is seeking tenders to deliver English language short course for people with disability in Australia for up to 5 participants. Details of the course are included later in this RFT (see Section 4 – Scope of Services) and should be read in conjunction with the Program’s Short Course Provider Handbook.


The short course program will be conducted fully in Australia and will follow an existing English Language Course (Open Course) from a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) in Australia, or an Australian tertiary institution. The selected contractor will deliver up to 15 weeks of English Language short course for up to 5 participants from Timor-Leste in their existing open course. The program will have at least 20 hours face to face contact hours per week (Monday- Friday).

The short course objectives include:

Improved English Proficiency: The short course will provide participants with intensive English as a Second Language (ESL) courses to enhance their language skills, enabling them to meet the IELTS score criteria required for Australia Awards scholarships.

Diverse Participation: Encourage a more diverse pool of applicants in Australia Awards, leading to greater representation from underrepresented groups in the scholarship programs.

Increased Awareness: This short course activity will further raise awareness among people with disabilities as underrepresented groups in Timor-Leste, about the Australia Awards program and the opportunities it offers.

Cultural Exchange and Global Integration: Foster cultural exchange and international exposure through immersion in Australia, promoting a more globally integrated and culturally diverse participants from Timor-Leste.

Knowledge sharing and Networking to Australian & Australia’s University: The short course will provide knowledge sharing and networking opportunities for the students, lecturers from and the university in Australia and other related stakeholders.

AATL will be conducting a selection process for the participants of the short course. The course is allocated for up to 5 participants with disability. Target group for selection process include:

  • Unsuccessful candidates with disability from past Australia Awards Timor-Leste intakes.
  • Students with disability who participated /completed ELT short course in Timor-Leste.
  • Other nominated participants from organisations for people with disability

All participants must meet a requirement of minimum level of English based on the contractor’s short course requirement.

Please see links below for full details and procurement documentation.

Tender Document

AATL Short Course Provider Handbook

Financial Proposal

Agreement to Provide Services Template

Registration of intent to submit a tender must be sent to by 5.00pm local time in Adelaide, Thursday 29 February 2024. *Note: Only registered Tenderers will receive any addenda to the RFT.

Tenders must be submitted to by 5.00pm local time in Adelaide, Friday, 15 March 2024.