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Timor-Leste Embassy Video

15 February 2011 By Conal Thwaite

The video above tells the story of the construction of the new Timor-Leste Embassy in Canberra.

Beginning with preliminary discussions back in 2002, the project involved Leadership Victoria including LV Alumni, the Rotary Club of Melbourne, and the Government of Timor-Leste. 

The embassy is the first every to be given by the people of one country to another, funded by donations. Watch the inspiring story of how volunteers and community leadership played such a fantastic role in delivering an important step in the development of one of Australia's closest neighbours.

The video was produced by Singing Bowl Media