Digital conference on defamation in Timor-Leste and Australia

(Image courtesy David Robie/Pacific Media Centre)

The impact of defamation laws on the activities of the press in Timor-Leste and Australia will be the subject of a video-conference next month. 

The conference, to be held on Monday 16 October 2017, will involve two panels convened in Dili and Melbourne and include journalists, media lawyers, academics, and representatives from press unions and press councils.

The conference is being organised by the Timor-Leste Press Council and Asia Pacific Journalism Centre, with support from ANU house in Melbourne and the World Bank video conference facility in Dili.

For more information about the conference, please contact