Tibetan Information Office (TIO) is based in Canberra.

Mission and Role

The following are the aims and objectives or mission statement of Tibet Information Office in Australia:

  • Tibet Information Office (TIO) provides timely information on Tibetan affairs in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.
  • It supervises overall arrangements for His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s visits to these countries.
  • It assists Tibetans living in these regions to preserve their culture and traditions.
  • It provides information and guidance on specific requests to Australians, New Zealanders and South East Asians wishing to study the Tibetan culture or to visit Tibetan exile communities in India, Nepal and Bhutan.