Tibetan Information Office (TIO) is based in Canberra.


Tibet, an independent country with a history dating back to 127 B. C., was invaded in 1949-50 by Peoples Republic of China. The invasion and occupation of Tibet was an act of aggression and a clear violation of international law. Today, Tibet is under illegal and represseive Chinese occupation. Tibet lies at the centre of Asia, with an area of 2.5 million square kilometers.

For further information, please view the sub-categories of this section or look into the ‘Important Documents’ section for further reading on Tibet, it’s culture, history and current affairs.