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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 supported by Alumni Secretariat Co-ordinator (ASC) – Octaviana Faria.

The current board was elected at a well attended Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 29th January 2022.

Members include:

  • Caetano Efandy Gomes Pinto (Chair)
  • Carmeneza dos Santos Monteiro (Vice-Chair)
  • Joraida Antonia Guterres Pereira
  • Luisa Gusmão de Gonzaga
  • Veneza Maria da Costa Luz Ferreira.

The vision of the Board is to encourage alumni to actively participate in the Australia Awards community, to attend events, to volunteer and to create new ways for alumni to stay connected and contribute to the development of Timor-Leste.

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 the TL3A Newsletter (English) and Bulletin TL3A Junu (Tetum)

Alumni Achievements

There are 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. You can find out more about their work in our new film celebrating 20 years of the Australia Awards Scholarship Program in Timor-Leste.