The Australia-Indonesia Centre finalist at Victorian International Education Awards

The Australia-Indonesia Centre is proud to announce that it was a finalist in the ‘Excellence in Innovation in Partnerships and International Engagement’ Award at the 2018 Victorian International Education Awards. The award is for an educational provider that has demonstrated outstanding achievement in collaborative international partnerships, which benefits the education sector. “The award recognises the […]

Professor Mark Considine joins the AIC Board

We are 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 […]

Australia’s Ambassador to Indonesia joins the AIC Board

We are 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, […]

Australia in eastern Indonesia – universities making an impact

Australia has a long history of engagement in eastern Indonesia – a region closer to Darwin than Darwin is to Sydney. An important frontier for this cooperation today is academic partnerships, which I saw expanding during my time with the Australian Government in Makassar, and am continuing to support in my new role with the […]

Staff movements at The Australia-Indonesia Centre

The Australia-Indonesia Centre farewells Adjunct Professor Richard Price and Elly Patterson, and welcomes new team members, Dr Anisa Santoso, Dr Dwi Yuliantoro, and Andre Susanto. Departures Director of Research, Adjunct Professor Richard Price, and Director of Engagement, Elly Patterson both depart the Centre on 21 July 2017. Both are foundation members of the Australia-Indonesia Centre, […]

The Australia-Indonesia Centre appoints Dr Eugene Sebastian as its new Director

The Australia-Indonesia Centre is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Eugene Sebastian as its new Director, beginning Monday 24 April 2017. Eugene brings a wealth of experience from both the higher education and private sectors, including more than 25 years of experience in international strategy and operational management in higher education. Before his appointment as […]

Research Director’s Update: March 2017

Growth and new beginnings The weeks since our last update have been busy as always for the Centre, as no doubt they have been for many in the Australia-Indonesia relationship building space. I allude here to the corresponding Presidential-Prime Ministerial visits and the Indonesia Australia Business Week. Other visits have taken place too, with our […]