Australia can’t give advice on territorial matters while still in dispute with East Timor: Bracks

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AUSTRALIA can’t lecture anyone on a solution for the South China Sea until it sorts out its own long-running sea border dispute with East Timor where $40 billion in oil and gas resources is in play. Mr Bracks’ comments come as a new documentary outlining the long running dispute between the two nations screens around Australia over the next three months. Time to Draw the Line outlines Australia and East Timor’s long relationship from WWII to more recent allegations of spying by Australian intelligence operatives.

AUSTRALIA can’t lecture anyone on a solution for the South China Sea until it sorts out its own long-running sea border dispute with East Timor where $40 billion in oil and gas resources is in play.

Mr Bracks’ comments come as a new documentary outlining the long running dispute between the two nations screens around Australia over the next three months.

Time to Draw the Line outlines Australia and East Timor’s long relationship from WWII to more recent allegations of spying by Australian intelligence operatives.