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Timor Sea Dispute

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February 5, 2020

Australian Associated Press - February 5, 2020

The Morrison government has joined with Labor to shoot down a senate inquiry into East Timor's controversial oil and gas project.

November 22, 2019

Sydney Morning Herald - November 22, 2019

Anthony Galloway – The Morrison government is being urged by a key crossbench senator to support a parliamentary inquiry into East Timor's controversial Greater Sunrise oil and gas pro

October 18, 2019

The Guardian - October 18, 2019

Helen Davidson and Ben Doherty – Australia's negotiations with Timor-Leste should be the subject of a royal commission, and the government should return $5bn unfairly taken from the im

September 9, 2019

SBS News - September 9, 2019

Centre Alliance Senator Rex Patrick is calling on the government to fix an "historic wrong" committed against Timor-Leste.

September 8, 2019

The Guardian - September 8, 2019

Christopher Knaus – The crossbench senator Rex Patrick will push to fix a historic wrong stemming from the "shameful" treatment of Timor-Leste during oil and gas negotiations by overtu

July 30, 2019

Associated Press - July 30, 2019

Australia's Parliament has approved the ratification of a maritime boundary treaty signed with East Timor 16 months ago and the government is now under pressure to return tens of milli

July 29, 2019

Australian Associated Press - July 29, 2019

Australia's parliament voted Monday to implement a maritime border treaty with East Timor, potentially unlocking billions in offshore oil and gas revenue after a bitter decade-long dis

Straits Times - July 29, 2019

Melbourne (Reuters) – Australia passed a legislation that sets down maritime boundaries with Timor-Leste on Monday (July 29), providing a framework for the two countries to split reven

July 24, 2019

The Diplomat - July 24, 2019

Oki Raimundos – The parliament of Timor-Leste voted in favor Tuesday of ratifying a maritime boundary treaty with Australia that governs how the two countries will share billions of do

June 25, 2019

Reuters - June 25, 2019

Catarina Demony, Lisbon – East Timor and Australia are set to ratify a maritime border treaty, which regulates how the two countries will share revenue from the offshore Greater Sunris

June 19, 2019

Reuters - June 19, 2019

Sonali Paul, Sydney – East Timor's national oil company aims to reach a final investment decision on developing the Greater Sunrise natural gas field by 2022 and start producing around

June 12, 2019

Asia Pacific Report - June 12, 2019

Fifteen months after a treaty pledged to usher in a "new chapter" in the relationship between Australia and neighbouring Timor-Leste, the document remains unratified and the country lo

April 23, 2019

The Guardian - April 23, 2019

Helen Davidson – Calls for Australia to repay a year's worth of oil and gas revenue revenue to Timor-Leste will not be considered by the Labor party before the election, Penny Wong has

April 21, 2019

The Guardian - April 21, 2019

Helen Davidson – Jose Ramos-Horta, the former president of Timor-Leste and Nobel laureate, says he believes Australia will reimburse "every cent it wrongly received" after the countrie

April 15, 2019

The Guardian - April 15, 2019

Helen Davidson – Australia has been accused of "siphoning" millions of dollars a month in oil revenue that should belong to Timor-Leste, because the government is yet to ratify last ye

March 25, 2018

West Australian - March 25, 2018

Peter Milne – The Woodside Petroleum-led Sunrise LNG project is in danger of getting left behind despite a recent breakthrough in maritime border talks, as East Timor pursues other gas

March 22, 2018

The Guardian - March 22, 2018

Helen Davidson and Christopher Knaus – The Australian government should return the passport of a former secret service agent who blew the whistle on an operation to spy on Timor-Leste,

March 13, 2018

World Socialist Website - March 13, 2018

Mike Head – Acrimonious disputes are continuing between the governments of Australia and the tiny neighouring state of East Timor despite last week's signing at the UN in New York of wh

March 12, 2018

UCA News - March 12, 2018

Jose Belo, Dili – Timor-Leste's former president and prime minister Xanana Gusmao returned home in triumph on March 11 with a new maritime treaty with Australia, but warned the battle t

March 8, 2018

West Australian - March 8, 2018

Peter Milne – Woodside's Sunrise LNG project remains stalled as East Timor slams negotiations to agree on a development concept and dismisses incentives to send the gas to Darwin that i

March 7, 2018

The Guardian - March 7, 2018

Christopher Knaus – The spy who blew the whistle on Australia's bugging of Timor-Leste's cabinet room during sensitive oil and gas negotiations is still under "effective house arrest" a

The Guardian - March 7, 2018

Helen Davidson and Christopher Knaus – Australia has received billions of dollars in revenue from contested oil and gas fields which a new border treaty officially confirms belonged to

March 6, 2018

ABC Radio Australia - March 6, 2018

Peter Lloyd – East Timor's chief negotiator Xanana Gusmao has accused Australia of essentially colluding with oil companies to ensure Greater Sunrise oil and gas gets piped to Darwin in

March 5, 2018

Nikkei Asian Review - March 5, 2018

Simon Roughneen, Singapore – After a saga lasting nearly two decades, Australia will on March 6 sign a boundary treaty with East Timor that will allow the Southeast Asian country to ear

March 3, 2018

The Diplomat - March 3, 2018

Luke Hunt – Earlier this week, Australia and Timor-Leste finally reached an expected agreement that defined the maritime boundary between the two countries.