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Indonesian health professionals learn together through the Transform Leadership Program

Indonesian health professionals learn together through the Transform Leadership Program

March 20, 2018

Over eight days in Melbourne at the Royal Children’s Hospital, nine delegates participated in the intensive Transform Leadership Program, focusing on non-communicable disease (NCD) prevention in Indonesia. Funded by the Australia-Indonesia Centre, the program was developed by Andrea Krelle – from the Centre of Adolescent Health, The University of Melbourne – in concert with Dr […]

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Indonesian Media in Brief: Cigarettes and youth

Indonesian Media in Brief: Cigarettes and youth

March 16, 2018 By Ella Nugraha

Cigarette consumption in Indonesia continues to be a problem. A zoo in Bandung recently became the centre of local and international media attention after an orangutan was filmed smoking. Indonesian youth are particularly vulnerable as they are continuously exposed to cigarette advertisements, and have easy access to buy cheap cigarettes. The Conversation – Research from […]

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Why Australian business needs to wake up to a digital world

Why Australian business needs to wake up to a digital world

March 14, 2018 By Helen Brown

A forum on Digital Economy brought together lead thinkers in trade, business and digital technology. The Australia-Indonesia Centre conducted the panel with several partners – Trade Victoria, Asialink Business, and Australia Indonesia Business Council. The AIC will bring you a series of short videos outlining several key themes to show the trends, which as it […]

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Indonesian Media in Brief: International Women’s Day

Indonesian Media in Brief: International Women’s Day

March 9, 2018 By Ella Nugraha

Indonesians joined the world to commemorate International Women’s Day on Thursday 8 March 2018. Women and men participated in rallies held in the capital of Jakarta in front of Merdeka Palace to demand gender equality and fight against discrimination. Approximately 2,000 people joined the ‘Women’s March Jakarta’ the weekend before, using the hashtag #LawanBersama (Fight […]

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From Sydney to Semarang: Lessons learnt from schooling in Australia and Indonesia

From Sydney to Semarang: Lessons learnt from schooling in Australia and Indonesia

February 28, 2018 By Ella Nugraha

Andrew Rosser’s recent report, ‘Beyond access: Making Indonesia’s education system work’, prompted me to reflect on my own experience as a student in Indonesia, comparing it with my experience going to school in Australia. Few Indonesians have had the opportunity to experience education in Indonesia and abroad. Even fewer still have experienced education in Indonesia […]

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In Conversation with Odo Manuhutu – Director of Sesparlu

In Conversation with Odo Manuhutu – Director of Sesparlu

February 20, 2018

Odo Manuhutu is the Director of Sesparlu, the senior diplomatic course for Indonesia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The forward-thinking Odo discusses digital diplomacy, artificial intelligence and the future of international diplomacy with The Australia-Indonesia Centre’s Digital Economy Fellow Helen Brown.

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Is Indonesia’s education sector finally opening up to foreign universities?

Is Indonesia’s education sector finally opening up to foreign universities?

February 16, 2018 By Kevin Evans

Over recent weeks there has been a flurry of statements and announcements about “opening the Indonesian tertiary education sector to foreign universities”. I have seen this discourse ebb and flow over the past 25 years. The following summarises some of the most common arguments for and against this proposition. Proponents of the proposition argue in […]

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Four key trends to watch in Indonesia’s economy in 2018

Four key trends to watch in Indonesia’s economy in 2018

February 15, 2018 By Mohammad Faisal

The outlook for Indonesian economy in 2018 seems promising. After growing at 5.07 percent last year, the world’s sixteenth largest economy is estimated to grow faster at 5.2 percent this year. There are many things worth watching in this vibrant and diverse economy with a population of over 260 million. Nonetheless, there are at least […]

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