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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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Guide to the 2019 Indonesian elections: Echoes from elections past

Guide to the 2019 Indonesian elections: Echoes from elections past

September 26, 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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Governance and policy: behind the scenes of a Water Sensitive City

Governance and policy: behind the scenes of a Water Sensitive City

September 21, 2018

“People often see developing countries as frozen in time, like the community is not changing, but you have to see that the societies are dynamic,” explains Dr Reni Suwarso from Universitas Indonesia (UI). Understanding and influencing the complex layers of this dynamism in Indonesia’s water management is the task facing a multi-disciplinary team of Urban […]

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Indonesian Media in Brief: Fishermen Go Online

Indonesian Media in Brief: Fishermen Go Online

September 21, 2018 By Jesse Thomas

In line with Making Indonesia 4.0, the Ministry of Communication and Information have sought to support small businesses in Indonesia in answering the call of the digital era. While many businesses across the country have already harnessed technology as an integral part of their operations, the transition for some industries has been harder than others. […]

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Guide to the 2019 Indonesian Elections: Path to the Presidency

Guide to the 2019 Indonesian Elections: Path to the Presidency

September 20, 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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Indonesia: The Best Invitation We Will Get

Indonesia: The Best Invitation We Will Get

September 17, 2018 By Andrew Parker

Australia’s relationship with Indonesia does not have to be marked by crisis. Australians should make the most of the soon-to-be-signed Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership agreement. Three years ago one of Australia’s foremost Indonesian analysts, Ken Ward, published an essay titled “Condemned to crisis” in which he argued that the Australia-Indonesia relationship has been, and will […]

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Indonesian Media in Brief: How will Indonesia benefit from IA-CEPA?

Indonesian Media in Brief: How will Indonesia benefit from IA-CEPA?

September 14, 2018 By Ella Nugraha

The long overdue IA-CEPA trade agreement will finally be signed by the end of the year, according to Australian PM Scott Morrison during his visit to Indonesia earlier this month. While details of the agreements have not been fully disclosed, it has been reported that the Australian education and agricultural sectors will greatly benefit. But […]

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Embracing compassion and spreading awareness to prevent suicide in Indonesia

Embracing compassion and spreading awareness to prevent suicide in Indonesia

September 10, 2018 By Dicky Sugianto

In 2016 the Indonesian Ministry of Health conducted a survey to understand citizens’ lived experiences in relation to mental health and wellbeing. They found that 16 million Indonesians aged 15 or older showed symptoms of depression and anxiety. This means that 1 out of every 19 Indonesians we each know is struggling with depression and […]

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