If you’re interested in everything Timor-Leste, you’ve landed on the right page.


Whether you’re planning your first trip or you’re a seasoned visitor, here you’ll find stirring news and media to detonate your excitement or reminisce about your visits. Take a guided tour through videos on our watch page, see our various projects in pictures on our gallery page and peruse useful documents in our resources library.
Warm your hearts by meeting some of the locals, be inspired by Timor-Leste’s pristine landscapes; gain insights into culture and history and read the latest news we’ve collated from around cyber space. There’s something here for everyone!


A feast of short films revealing all Timor-Leste has to offer

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An array of useful documents and reports for learning and understanding about ETWA and Timor-Leste.

Companion to East Timor

Probably the best online resource about Timor-Leste’s history and engagement on the world stage. Developed by Historian, Professor Clinton Fernandes, the site contains a plethora of material, and aims to contribute to a better relationships between Australia, Timor-Leste and Indonesia.


October 17, 2023

Arte Tais Husi LO’UD

Australian War Memorial Tais Commission 2021-2023. Inspired by ETWA’s short documentary film, Heru Ini Lafu, a curator at the Australian War Memorial reached out to ETWA to explore the possibility of commissioning Tais from LO’UD that could speak to themes of independence, and women’s role in peace and nation building. After conversations over many months, an agreement between ETWA and the Memorial was formalised in late 2021.
September 10, 2023

Tais Listed on UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage List

Traditional Timorese textiles known as 'Tais' were added to UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding on the 15th of December 2021. The application was made by the Secretary of State for Art and Culture of Timor-Leste in 2020, and community consultations included weavers from Iliomar.