Category: News

Visit Balibo!
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Visit Balibo!

Want to support the community of Balibo and the work of Balibo House Trust? Then visit Balibo and stay with our social enterprise partners Balibo Fort Hotel! This directly supports the activities of Balibo 5 Community Learning Centre, our dental clinic, kinder and many other important projects.             Thank you Keith Nyberg, our...

October 16, 2018October 16, 2018by
Water Tank Project
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Water Tank Project

A regular water supply is always a challenge in Timor – we are proposing to install a 196,000 water tank and purification plant at the Balibo Fort to collect rainwater to be used for the hotel and the events centre and in future to be  shared with the community.

January 18, 2018February 18, 2018by
Fort Events Centre
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Fort Events Centre

The events centre at the Fort is now finished and open for bookings.  It is a wonderful facility for conferences, staff retreats, private functions….

December 18, 2017February 18, 2018by
Penny Wong Fundraiser
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Penny Wong Fundraiser

We held a very successful fundraiser for the school in Belola at Candela Nuevo in the heart of Melbourne.   Hon Penny Wong was the guest speaker and we raised significant funds for the project.

November 18, 2017February 18, 2018by
His Excellency XANANA GUSMÃO accepts Honorary Doctorate…
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His Excellency XANANA GUSMÃO accepts Honorary Doctorate…

His Excellency XANANA GUSMÃO accepts Honorary Doctorate and acknowledges Balibó House Trust Here is the text of His Excellency’s University of Melbourne Doctorate of Letters acceptance speech, attended by our Patron The Hon. Steve Bracks. Balibo House Trust is deeply honoured to be acknowledged in a speech which so eloquently addresses the importance of a strong...

August 26, 2017August 26, 2017by
Balibo Screening and Fundraiser
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Balibo Screening and Fundraiser

Remembering the past, Working for the future Balibo tells the story of journalists sent to East Timor to report on Indonesia’s invasion of East Timor in 1975. BALIBO was described by The Age in its five star review as “Compelling, provocative and unashamedly political… an extraordinary film”. The evening is a unique opportunity to support the...

August 26, 2017August 26, 2017by
The Dental Clinic is nearly ready!
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The Dental Clinic is nearly ready!

Our inaugural volunteer dentist Dr David Bladen gives the new Balibo Dental Clinic a final inspection before its launch tomorrow!

August 26, 2017August 26, 2017by