About Us

We are a community-based group based in the City of Boroondara, Melbourne, Australia. We are part of a network of East Timor Friendship Groups providing a forum to coordinate support for the people of the Same region, East Timor, in rebuilding their communities.


We gratefully acknowledge on-going support from the
City of Boroondara.

City of Boroondara

Founders of Friends of Same
Founders of Friends of Same
Judith Voce, Martina Hayes, Felicity Fraser