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Alumni News

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

The Annual General Meeting was held in January 2022. The AGM is held every two years and includes electing new board members, presenting the annual activities and financial reports, adopting, and approving any revisions and/or amendments to the statutes (as necessary), considering any resolutions, motions or proposals that have been tabled as part of the agenda for the meeting, and discuss any other general business.

TL3A’s COVID- 19 Response

The TL3A has been demonstrating its capacity as a high performing association throughout the pandemic by refocusing activities and resources. Alumni took on key roles in the Government of Timor-Leste’s COVID response including as Director of the National COVID-19 testing facility and in the training of frontline COVID-19 workers. The TL3A has also been contributing practically to the COVID-19 response, funding hygiene buckets, water tanks, personal protective equipment and a television talk show highlighting the needs of vulnerable groups. Most recently, Dr. Felix Piedade handed over water tanks to the Association for the Disabled of Timor-Leste (ADTL) and the Association…

Alumni of the year award

The Timor-Leste Australia Alumni of the Year award was introduced in 2019 to recognize the contribution that alumni make to Timor-Leste’s development. To date winners have used their prize money to support projects related to domestic violence awareness and to provide resources for people with disabilities and disability projects. The event is also an opportunity for alumni to network, learn more about the TL3A and to enjoy meeting up with each other. The winner of the alumni of the year award receives a prize of US $3,000, which they can use towards approved professional development or community development projects. The…