Art Auction raised money for the Judicial System Monitoring Program

The Judicial System Monitoring Program (JSMP) is a not-for-profit organization that promotes access to justice, democracy and human rights in Timor-Leste. JSMP’s advocacy has directly influenced important justice sector reforms including an increase in the length of sentences for perpetrators of incest, and courts awarding compensation to women and child victims in domestic and sexual violence cases.

JSMP is currently suffering a funding crisis and needs your help to ensure it can continue its important work for domestic violence support services and advocacy. 

By purchasing local artwork, purchasers supported JSMP’s work, including:

  • court monitoring of cases on all four district courts, with a focus on gender-based violence;
  • dissemination of case summaries and analysis through newspapers;
  • two radio programs and one television program broadcast nationally;
  • training sessions to rural communities on women and children’s access to formal justice; and
  • advocacy on issues around protection of women’s rights and amendment of Penal Code.


To view the artwork that was auctioned please see the gallery below. 

This auction was held on 8 July 2016, 5pm at William Forster Chambers.

If you would still like to make a donation you can do so by contacting the Northern Territory Bar Association, PO Box 4369 Darwin 0801 or by bank transfer to the NTBA’s account BSB 015-901 Account 413 418 114. Please quote JSMP as the reference and send confirmation to