For fifty years, Australia has schemed to deny East Timor billions of dollars of oil and gas wealth.
Kim McGrath has been published in the Monthly and has long experience working in government and policy development. She is Research Director at the Bracks Timor-Leste Governance Project, which provides policy advice to the Timor-Leste government.
'Revelatory, extraordinary and compelling - an absolute must-read.' --Peter Garrett'Crossing the Line is an unassailable expose of Australia's ruthless pursuit of resources in the Timor Sea. A timely and definitive book.' --Jose Ramos-Horta'Kim McGrath has trawled the national archives to produce the smoking gun on Australia's callous betrayal of the people who supported our commandos in World War II, and on the immoral and unlawful appropriation of their oil.' --Paul Cleary