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Q&A: ReelOzInd! Best Documentary winner Scott Baskett

Q&A: ReelOzInd! Best Documentary winner Scott Baskett

October 15, 2018

Scott Baskett and Jared Nicholson are the co-producers of Starting from Scratch, the winner of Best Documentary Short Film in ReelOzInd! 2018. Scott kindly shared some of the story of making the film, the inspiration behind it and how he thinks Indonesian audiences might respond. Tell us about Starting from Scratch. What was the inspiration […]

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Indonesian Media in Brief: IMF and World Bank meet in Bali

Indonesian Media in Brief: IMF and World Bank meet in Bali

October 12, 2018 By Jesse Thomas

The 2018 International Monetary Fund (IMF)-World Bank Group Annual Meetings ran from 8 – 14 October in Nusa Dua, Bali, and was attended by up to 34,000 participants. This week’s Media in Brief features a round-up of the key headlines from the week-long event. Fintech On Thursday 11 October, the IMF and the World Bank […]

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Q&A: ReelOzInd! Best Film winner Ruby Challenger

Q&A: ReelOzInd! Best Film winner Ruby Challenger

October 8, 2018

We spoke with Ruby Challenger, director, writer, producer and lead actor in Daily Bread  – awarded Best Film and Best Fiction in ReelOzInd! Australia Indonesia Short Film Competition 2018 – about her very personal project. Tell us about ‘Daily Bread’? What was your inspiration for this story? Daily Bread is based on events from a […]

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Indonesia’s Expanding Horizons

Indonesia’s Expanding Horizons

October 8, 2018 By Isabelle Lewis

Indonesia’s accelerating economic prosperity will see the country poised to take a leading role in the Indo-Pacific region. It’s time for Australia to refocus its Indonesia priorities. Indonesia has long been a country of systemic importance in Asia. Yet for much of its history, it has kept a lower regional profile than its status and […]

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Indonesian Media in Brief: Central Sulawesi Disaster Update

Indonesian Media in Brief: Central Sulawesi Disaster Update

October 5, 2018 By Jesse Thomas

Indonesia has made steady progress to rebuilding Central Sulawesi following the earthquake and tsunami disaster, with recovery operations underway. President Jokowi highlighted that emergency workers are making progress with relief efforts, reiterating that evacuation efforts are the top priority. ‘After that, the reconstruction and rehabilitation will be done,’ said Jokowi. The National Disaster Management Agency […]

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Guide to the 2019 Indonesian elections: A little psephology

Guide to the 2019 Indonesian elections: A little psephology

October 1, 2018 By Kevin Evans

On Wed 17 April 2019, 190 million Indonesian voters will set off to the polls to elect their President and Vice-President. On this day they will also elect 136 members of the national Regions House, a kind of weak Senate, together with 575 members of the powerful House of Representatives. In addition they will elect […]

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Indonesian Media in Brief: Industry needs inform curriculum

Indonesian Media in Brief: Industry needs inform curriculum

September 30, 2018 By Jesse Thomas

Improving upon the education of young people is an important step towards achieving Indonesia’s goal “to drive investment and competitiveness through human capital development”. Of particular importance within this is the vocational education sector. The Ministry of Industry has already established the Industry Vocational Education Program, which has linked over 1,500 vocational high schools (Sekolah […]

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ReelOzInd! 2018 Winners Premiere in Melbourne and Yogyakarta

ReelOzInd! 2018 Winners Premiere in Melbourne and Yogyakarta

September 27, 2018

The 2018 ReelOzInd! Australia Indonesia Short Film Festival kicked off in Melbourne and Yogyakarta, with a screening of the best films, and Q&As with winners and special mentions. The third year of ReelOzInd! delivered its finest assembly of short film yet to appreciative audiences at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image in Melbourne and […]

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The Australia-Indonesia Centre finalist at Victorian International Education Awards

The Australia-Indonesia Centre finalist at Victorian International Education Awards

September 26, 2018

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 […]

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