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Documenting resilience amid disaster

Documenting resilience amid disaster

November 1, 2018 By Melanie Filler & Tim Barretto

Melanie Filler and Tim Barretto are Sydney-based documentary filmmakers who just returned from the tsunami and earthquake devastated region of Central Sulawesi. “We had a sense that our best contribution might be to collaborate through storytelling,” they wrote. This is their story. Watching journalists piece together the first snippets of information about the earthquake and […]

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Four Years of Jokowi – JK’s Economic Policies

Four Years of Jokowi – JK’s Economic Policies

October 31, 2018 By Fithra Faisal Hastiadi

No political pundit had correctly predicted US election results until 2008, when one analyst correctly predicted the winner in 49 of the 50 states for the US presidential elections. He did it again in 2012 when he correctly predicted the winner of all 50 states. Before gaining recognition as a famous political pundit, Nate Silver initially […]

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 Q&A: ReelOzInd! Best Collaboration winner Wucha Wulandari

 Q&A: ReelOzInd! Best Collaboration winner Wucha Wulandari

October 29, 2018

Wucha Wulandari is the writer and director of Muslimah, the winner of Best Collaboration in ReelOzInd! 2018 , working in tandem with Australian production initiative Kinetic Collective. Tell us about Muslimah. What was the inspiration for the film? When I received an Australian Awards Fellowship for a project that was about Women Muslim in Media, […]

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Indonesian Media in Brief: Bali hosts Our Ocean Conference 2018

Indonesian Media in Brief: Bali hosts Our Ocean Conference 2018

October 26, 2018 By Jesse Thomas

This week, Bali will host international conference ‘Our Ocean’ (Our Ocean Conference, or OOC) on 29-30 October. With its list of attendants spanning across government, commercial sectors, civil society organisations, youth and scientific communities, the conference aims to enhance collaboration between “leaders and champions of the ocean” in developing actionable commitments to preserve the health […]

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Building the Golden Generation: Health forum consolidates cross-sector innovation towards critical investment in health and education

Building the Golden Generation: Health forum consolidates cross-sector innovation towards critical investment in health and education

October 24, 2018

The ‘Youth are our Future’ forum in Jakarta yielded new and strengthened links between researchers and NGOs and government agencies, particularly across health and education, whose partnership is vital for translating research into policy. This diverse group shared their commitments and vision for reducing the current and future burden from non-communicable diseases (NCDs). A key […]

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ANU Indonesia Update Recap: Indonesian politics in 2018

ANU Indonesia Update Recap: Indonesian politics in 2018

October 23, 2018 By Helen Brown

To read this piece it’s important to first remember that Indonesia is a democracy. In fact, it is the world’s third largest democracy. This point has to be made clear because more than 70% of Australians do not agree that Indonesia is a democracy, as shown in a recent Lowy Institute Poll. It matters because […]

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Q&A: ReelOzInd! Best Animation winner Radheya Jegatheva

Q&A: ReelOzInd! Best Animation winner Radheya Jegatheva

October 22, 2018

Radheya Jegatheva is writer, director and producer of iRony, winner of Best Animation Short Film for ReelOzInd! 2018. Radheya was also a previous finalist in the Young Filmmaker category in ReelOzInd! 2016 with his short animation, Journey. Tell us about iRony? What was your inspiration for the film? iRony is a film that explores the […]

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AIBC Conference 2018: Partnering for Prosperity in a World of Change

AIBC Conference 2018: Partnering for Prosperity in a World of Change

October 22, 2018 By AIBC

Partnering for Prosperity in a World of Change The AIBC 2018 National Conference will be held at The Marriott Resort and Spa on the Gold Coast, one of Queensland’s premier tourist attractions and entertainment precincts. The Gold Coast is also developing into a high-tech knowledge hub, with a focus on education, health, innovation and the […]

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An Interloper at the Peoples’ Summit

An Interloper at the Peoples’ Summit

October 19, 2018 By Kevin Evans

In the globally branded hotels nestled discreetly beyond the immaculately manicured lawns of Nusa Dua, they gathered. Some 15,000 people attended the annual meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund this year. It is a grand and important event in the global calendar for international and internationalised leaders. A few kilometres away […]

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