Terry Warr

Klibur Domin Cyclone Appeal Ends

The 6 April Cyclone and resultant major floods that hit mainly the central and northern side of Timor-Leste caused catastrophic damage to roads, buildings and livelihoods of many in one of the poorest nations. This came on top of the recent COVID 19 outbreak which had already caused much dislocation in the community, particularly for […]


Dear RCA Supporters and Friends of Klibur Domin, As you are no doubt aware, the cyclone that hit Timor-Leste and parts of Indonesia, has caused tremendous damage and loss of life. Reports we have been receiving indicate that damage and number of deaths are much greater than initially reported in Australian media. Of particular concern […]


This year Raphael celebrated its Diamond Jubilee. Thursday 4 April 10amA large group of guests assembled at the main gate for a walk around the campus. After meeting with the residents of the Shiv Sadan they visited Barbara Cottage and then stopped at the Resource Centre for a ceremony to unveil a plaque for the […]


Klibur Domin provides In-Patient Care, TB and MDR-TB treatment, and Community Based Rehabilitation for persons with Disabilities. Klibur Domin is located at Tibar, in the District of Liquica, 17 km from the capital of Dili. On the 16th October 2017, I flew from Brisbane to Timor-Leste, arriving at Dili Airport via Darwin. The purpose of […]

An Experience I will never forget

Natalia My 8-week Occupational Therapy (OT) placement in Klibur Domin is one I will never forget. It was an experience that developed and enhanced my personal growth by facing the challenges head on, putting myself in an unfamiliar environment and having confidence in my own abilities.   From the friendly and supportive staff to the highly […]

Louis and Corey

In January/ February, we were given the chance to go and volunteer at Klibur Domin. From the moment we were picked up at the airport we were welcomed with warm East Timorese hospitality from all the staff and locals. Despite supposedly being wet season, we were able to do a considerable amount. Our first project […]

Klibur Domin Celebrates Founders’ Day

Klibur Domin paid tribute to its Founders, Leonard Cheshire and Sue Ryder, at a special celebration on Wednesday 5September; the inaugural Founders’ Day. Over 400 people gathered together to congratulate and give thanks for the past 18 years of service by Klibur Domin to the people of Timor-Leste. Among those present, were the Chief of […]

An Australian Team of Dental Volunteers visited Timor-Leste in July 2018.

This is Their Story! Our Dental Team of Dentist Dr John Denton, Hygienist Lyn Carman, and Dental Assistant Jodie Billinger, arrived in Dili full of excitement and anticipation. We were met at the airport by Joaquim Soares, Director of Klibur Domin, and Patricia McDonell, our Rotary Team Leader. Joaquim shepherded us through customs with our […]