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Clinton Fernandes on Aus Gov Espionage against East Timor

  • New International Book Shop New International Bookshop, 54 Victoria Street Carlton Australia (map)

Clinton Fernandes will discuss the background to the prosecution of Canberra lawyer Bernard Collaery and his client, a former officer of the Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIS) known only as Witness K. The charges relate to revelations that the Australian government spied on the government of East Timor during oil and gas treaty negotiations in 2004.

Clinton’s new book, Island Off The Coast Of Asia, covers Australia’s foreign relations and discusses the espionage operation against East Timor. The book will be available for sale on the night.

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