You can join other Australians calling for justice.
The petition will be online till the 28th of June 2017. If you haven't signed the paper version please sign online now. Don't put it off. Just click the red button - easy.
It asks that the House of Representatives does everything it can to assist the government to agree with Timor-Leste on a fair and permanent border as soon as possible. Your signature is important. Every signature is important. If people read the background "Draw the Border", they would want to sign. Just click on the red button and follow the instructions.
TIMFO.ORG is the website of the Timor Sea Justice Forum NSW. It supports East Timor's campaign to determine its maritime boundary with Australia.
There is no maritime boundary between our two countries, only provisional arrangements for resource sharing. The Timorese people say that "drawing the line" is an important and final step in fully determining their sovereign territory. Here is a two-page summary of the issue, called "Draw the Border". It's easy to read, lots of pictures, up-to-date.
Time to Draw the Line ~ Documentary
Click on the video trailer for the documentary "Time to Draw the Line" which gives a glimpse of the history and context of this struggle.
In the second video you can hear East Timor's leadership being very clear about what they are seeking from the Government of Australia. They put their position with passion, precision, and with one voice.
Thanks for visiting TIMFO. Please click on some of the blog posts you can see listed on the right and look here for some ideas on what you can do. There are sample letters there to help you bring the issue to your local Member of Parliament. Also follow us on Twitter and Facebook - a great way to keep up-to-date!