Canberra hit by unveiling of historical policy on East Timor

TENSIONS between Australia and East Timor over oil and gas resources seemingly dampened this year could be reignited by new evidence around Canberra’s rationale for legitimising Indonesia’s 1970s occupation.

Canberra hit by unveiling of historical policy on East Timor Canberra hit by unveiling of historical policy on East Timor Canberra hit by unveiling of historical policy on East Timor Canberra hit by unveiling of historical policy on East Timor Canberra hit by unveiling of historical policy on East Timor

Xanana Gusmao

Australia and East Timor have for many years argued over the ownership of Timor Sea petroleum resources but signed a treaty on a new maritime border in March this year, also providing for revenue