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Renewable ‘alternatives’ cheapest option for Australia, Indonesia

Renewable ‘alternatives’ cheapest option for Australia, Indonesia

September 21, 2017

Electricity from photovoltaics and wind are likely the cheapest options for large-scale energy generation in both Australia and Indonesia, according to research from the Australian National University (ANU) and Institut Teknologi Bandung, supported by The Australia-Indonesia Centre. “Reductions in the cost of photovoltaics and wind, coupled with developments in high-voltage direct current (HVDC) and off-river […]

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‘The Indonesian economy is at a crossroads’ – Chatib Basri and Mari Pangestu on Indonesia’s economic future

‘The Indonesian economy is at a crossroads’ – Chatib Basri and Mari Pangestu on Indonesia’s economic future

September 20, 2017

At the Australian National University’s Indonesia Update 2017, held on September 15 and 16, Helen Brown of Bisnis Asia spoke to former Indonesian Minister of Finance M. Chatib Basri and former Indonesian Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Mari Pangestu about the future of Indonesia’s economy. “I would say that the Indonesian economy is at […]

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ReelOzInd! 2017 to premiere at ACMI Melbourne and IFI Yogyakarta, and travel to 12 more cities

ReelOzInd! 2017 to premiere at ACMI Melbourne and IFI Yogyakarta, and travel to 12 more cities

September 18, 2017

The ReelOzInd Australia Indonesia Short Film Festival returns in 2017, bringing the brightest talents in Australian and Indonesian independent filmmaking to all corners of both nations. The festival will premiere simultaneously at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image in Melbourne and Institut Francais Indonesia in Yogyakarta on Wednesday 27 September, then visits Adelaide, Malang, […]

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Health Cluster opens applications for Youth-led Education Project funding

Health Cluster opens applications for Youth-led Education Project funding

September 12, 2017

The Health Cluster of the Australia-Indonesia Centre is offering $20,000 funding for Youth-led education projects focusing on primary prevention of Non-Communicable Diseases. A total budget of $20,000 AUD is available with an expectation that between 4-5 projects will be funded. We suggest that applications consider a request to the AIC Health Cluster funding for between […]

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Health Cluster opens applications for Strategic Research Project funding for Educational Initiatives

Health Cluster opens applications for Strategic Research Project funding for Educational Initiatives

September 1, 2017

The Health Cluster of the Australia-Indonesia Centre is offering over $90,000 funding for Strategic Research Project proposals creating Educational Initiatives for the primary prevention of Non-Communicable Diseases. A total budget of $91,456 is available with an expectation that between 2-3 projects will be funded. Consideration will be given to proposals that request AIC Health Cluster funding […]

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ReelOzInd! Australia Indonesia Short Film Festival trailer

ReelOzInd! Australia Indonesia Short Film Festival trailer

August 25, 2017

The ReelOzInd! Australia Indonesia Short Film Festival returns for 2017! See the shortlisted films from the competition in a city near you. Premieres Wednesday 27 September Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) – Melbourne Institut Français Indonesia (IFI/LIP)- Yogyakarta Travelling Festival (more dates to be added) 27 September 2017 to 4 October 2017: Mediatheque, […]

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Working towards a culture of respect

Working towards a culture of respect

August 17, 2017 By Helen Fletcher-Kennedy

Australia could learn a great deal from its populous neighbour. As Indonesia continues its transformation into a consolidated and certainly at times rambunctious democracy while maintaining brisk rates of economic development, it has achieved this whilst recognising, preserving and celebrating its ancient and diverse cultural roots and traditions. As I drove to work earlier this […]

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‘A shift in thinking about Indonesia will reveal untapped markets for Australian fintech business’ – Mahendra Siregar

‘A shift in thinking about Indonesia will reveal untapped markets for Australian fintech business’ – Mahendra Siregar

August 16, 2017

Former Chairman of the Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) and Australia-Indonesia Centre board member, Mahendra Siregar, has spoken to Helen Brown of Bisnis Asia about the digital revolution happening in Indonesia and the opportunities for Australian fintech businesses. “If [fintech entrepreneurs] can get to the 60% of the [Indonesian] population that is still yet to […]

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Health Cluster opens applications for Tactical Research Project funding

Health Cluster opens applications for Tactical Research Project funding

August 15, 2017

The Health Cluster of the Australia-Indonesia Centre is offering up to $180,000 funding for individual Tactical Research Projects. A total budget of $180,000 is available with an expectation that between 4-6 projects will be funded. Consideration will be given to projects that request AIC Health Cluster funding between $20,000-$80,000 AUD and the funds allocated to […]

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