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Indonesian Media in Brief: Making Indonesia 4.0

Indonesian Media in Brief: Making Indonesia 4.0

April 20, 2018 By Ella Nugraha

   Indonesia is preparing to face the Industrial Revolution 4.0, which revolves around digital economy. President Joko Widodo is optimistic that this is an opportunity for Indonesia to create more jobs and become among the top ten largest economies in the world by 2030. The Indonesian Ministry of Industry has published a roadmap containing ten […]

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Digital economy: Unlocking scalable growth in Australia-Indonesia trade relations

Digital economy: Unlocking scalable growth in Australia-Indonesia trade relations

April 19, 2018 By Ghian Tjandaputra

  Australia and Indonesia are both part of the G20, representing the world’s largest economies, yet there aren’t too many examples where two neighbouring major economies trade as little as Australia and Indonesia. Indonesia is only Australia’s 13th largest two-way trade partner last year, which puts the archipelago behind Hong Kong (12th), Singapore (7th), and […]

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Indonesia Development Forum 2018 Call for Papers

Indonesia Development Forum 2018 Call for Papers

April 19, 2018

The Indonesia Development Forum 2018 is calling for papers for their annual event held in Jakarta on 10 and 11 July. Hosted by the Ministry of National Development Planning (Bappenas) with support from the Australian government and other development partners, IDF brings together leaders in government, civil society, academia, and the private sector to discuss […]

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Renewable energy networks expand into eastern Indonesia

Renewable energy networks expand into eastern Indonesia

April 13, 2018

Fresh from their major study of renewable energy needs and potential in eastern Indonesia, Australia-Indonesia Centre Energy researchers returned for the Renewable Energy Field Study & Seminar. The three-day event in late March 2018 featured discussion and project visits with Indonesian and Australian leaders from energy businesses, national and district governments and universities, as well […]

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Indonesian Media in Brief: Indonesian Ministry of Transportation signs MoU with Monash University

Indonesian Media in Brief: Indonesian Ministry of Transportation signs MoU with Monash University

April 13, 2018 By Ella Nugraha

Merdeka.com: Indonesia learns from Australia on transportation-based residences Indonesia’s Ministry of Transportation is working with one of Australia’s biggest universities, Monash University, to improve transportation function and level of service in Indonesia. “Indonesia wants to be a competitive country,” said Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi through his official statement in Jakarta. “We have a […]

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Professor Mark Considine joins the AIC Board

Professor Mark Considine joins the AIC Board

April 12, 2018 By Harold Mitchell AC

I am pleased to announce that the Provost of the University of Melbourne, Professor Mark Considine, has joined the Australia-Indonesia Centre board.  Professor Considine was appointed as Provost of the University of Melbourne in 2018, moving from the role of Dean of the Faculty of Arts, a position he held since 2007. He is a […]

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Raising the standards: Indonesia to allow foreign academics

Raising the standards: Indonesia to allow foreign academics

April 11, 2018 By Kevin Evans

ANU’s Professor Greg Fealy presents at the Future Researchers of Indonesia Program in Bogor, July 2017 New Regulation On 26 March the President signed into effect Presidential Decree 20 of 2018 on the Use of Foreign Labour. The regulation will come into full effect at the end of June 2018. The regulation offers new opportunities […]

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Australia’s Ambassador to Indonesia joins the AIC Board

Australia’s Ambassador to Indonesia joins the AIC Board

April 6, 2018 By Harold Mitchell AC

I am pleased to announce that Australia’s Ambassador to Indonesia, His Excellency Gary Quinlan AO, will join the Australia-Indonesia Centre board. Ambassador Quinlan is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).  He recently served as Deputy Secretary and Australia’s Senior Official to ASEAN and to the East Asia Summit, […]

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Can Australian business tap into the Asian digital economy?

Can Australian business tap into the Asian digital economy?

April 5, 2018

It might surprise Australians to know that one of their nearest Asian neighbours is moving into the ranks of a big world economy. Indonesia is predicted to become the world’s 4th most powerful economy by 2050. What kind of Indonesia this will produce is hard to predict, as the shape of Indonesia’s democracy is still […]

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A festival of short film: ReelOzInd! returns in 2018

A festival of short film: ReelOzInd! returns in 2018

March 28, 2018 By Dr Jemma Purdey

After the success of ReelOzInd! Australia Indonesia Short Film Competition and Festival in 2016 and 2017, we are very excited to announce its return again in 2018. Over the past two years ReelOzInd! has attracted hundreds of entries from both nations, with screenings for live audiences in dozens of cities in Australia and Indonesia. We’ve […]

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