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Energy research showcase at Australian Embassy Jakarta links experts with industry

Energy research showcase at Australian Embassy Jakarta links experts with industry

November 23, 2018

AIC Energy Cluster lead Professor Ken Baldwin presented a new energy cost-projection study to a range of industry players and NGOs at the Australian Embassy Jakarta on 25 September. Baldwin, from the Australia National University (ANU), was one of three leading academics to present. He focused on the recently completed Indonesian Energy Technology Assessment (IETA), […]

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Partnering for Prosperity in a World of Change

Partnering for Prosperity in a World of Change

November 22, 2018 By Andrew Parker

This is an excerpt from Andrew Parker’s keynote address at the Australia Indonesia Business Council Conference 2018 on the Gold Coast, 11 November 2018. The theme “Partnering for prosperity in a world of change” captures the opportunity – and the risks – for Australia and Indonesia. The task for each of us in this room […]

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Indonesia: Human Capital Development in the Digitalization Era

Indonesia: Human Capital Development in the Digitalization Era

November 20, 2018 By Sri Mulyani Indrawati

This is an excerpt from Sri Mulyani’s Public Lecture at Australian National University, Canberra, 5 November 2018. It was originally published on LinkedIn. Digitalization is a new driver to economic growth that can improve the efficiency and the business process productivity. Digital economy is actually has broad meaning. If we are referring to the Asian […]

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In Conversation with Bambang Brodjonegoro

In Conversation with Bambang Brodjonegoro

November 16, 2018

On the sidelines of the Australia Indonesia Business Council Conference in Gold Coast, AIC Digital Economy Fellow Helen Brown speaks with Bambang Brodjonegoro, Indonesia’s Minister of National Development Planning, about the country’s major development challenges, bilateral relations, and why Australia should invest in Indonesia now.

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“Little did I know initiating the bill was only 5% of the process”: Waiting in vain for follow-up on Indonesia’s Mental Health Law

“Little did I know initiating the bill was only 5% of the process”: Waiting in vain for follow-up on Indonesia’s Mental Health Law

November 14, 2018 By Dr Nova Riyanti Yusuf

Dr Nova Riyanti Yusuf is a Member of Parliament (2009-2014, 2018-2019), a psychiatrist, and the head of the Jakarta Psychiatric Association. She recently attended AIC Health’s mental health roundtable in Jakarta, and kindly agreed to reflect on her experiences as a lawmaker and mental health advocate. I didn’t expect to be left ‘waiting in vain’, […]

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Indonesian Media in Brief: Indonesia hosts Asia Pacific conference on Industry 4.0

Indonesian Media in Brief: Indonesia hosts Asia Pacific conference on Industry 4.0

November 9, 2018 By Jesse Thomas

Countries of the Asia Pacific have joined together in a commitment to harness the potential of the Industrial Revolution 4.0. This commitment focuses on collaboratively implementing strategic programs throughout the region, aimed at advancing economic prosperity through technological developments such as automation and data exchange. According to Director General of the Ministry of Industry Ngakan […]

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“If we don’t get cyber right, we won’t get digital right”: How Australian cyber security firms can be part of Indonesia’s digital economy growth

“If we don’t get cyber right, we won’t get digital right”: How Australian cyber security firms can be part of Indonesia’s digital economy growth

November 9, 2018 By Helen Brown

Indonesia’s economic growth, development challenges, and young population are driving the use of digital technology in a way that is very different to Australia, and in many ways is more disruptive. Regulations are still being formulated and young entrepreneurs are finding new ways to fill market gaps and solve problems. It takes some lateral thinking […]

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Roundtable feeds building momentum for better mental health and wellbeing in Indonesia

Roundtable feeds building momentum for better mental health and wellbeing in Indonesia

November 8, 2018

With global attention on mental health in October, a diverse group of individuals all focused on improving the mental health of Indonesia’s young people came together in Jakarta recently, and exciting opportunities for stronger advocacy emerged. A roundtable around mental health data needs for Indonesian adolescents was hosted by the Health Cluster of the Australia-Indonesia Centre […]

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Q&A: ReelOzInd! Best Young Filmmaker winner Ryan Sebastian

Q&A: ReelOzInd! Best Young Filmmaker winner Ryan Sebastian

November 5, 2018

Ryan Sebastian is producer, director and screenwriter of Unbalanced Corner, Unfinished Book (Sudut Tak Sama Dalam Buku yang Tak Terbaca), winner of Best Young Filmmaker (aged 13-18 years). Ryan’s film is about the ongoing struggle to right gender imbalances in our everyday lives. What got you interested in making short films? I am interested in […]

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Indonesian Media in Brief: Youth call for end to intolerance

Indonesian Media in Brief: Youth call for end to intolerance

November 2, 2018 By Jesse Thomas

  Last week, President Jokowi celebrated the 90th anniversary of the Youth Pledge (Sumpah Pemuda) and released the following message via Instagram: “Today, October 28, 2018, I invite young people to join hands in advancing Indonesia with the same spirit as the youth who pledged in the Youth Congress II of 1928”. The day marked […]

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