Australia Indonesia Perceptions Report 2016

In August 2016, the Australia-Indonesia Centre released the findings of an extensive social research project undertaken by EY Sweeney into the attitudes of both nations to each other and the world.

The research, which involved 24 focus groups followed by 2000 face-to-face interviews in Indonesia and 2000 online interviews in Australia, explores how trade, education, health and cultural knowledge can be key drivers of a closer Australia-Indonesia relationship.

Full results of the research can be viewed at the Australia Indonesia Perceptions Report microsite.


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Australia Indonesia Perceptions Report 2016: “Indonesians and Australians not so different after all”

Australia Indonesia Perceptions Report 2016: “Indonesians and Australians not so different after all”

August 14, 2016

Indonesians and Australians share similar views on trade, education and tourism, according to a comprehensive Australia-Indonesia Centre (AIC) research report conducted by EY Sweeney released on Monday 15 August 2016. Visit the Microsite “It’s clear that Indonesia and Australia have more issues that unite them than divide them,” says Mr Harold Mitchell AC, Chairman of […]

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The Jakarta Post
Indonesia and Australia – opportunities abound
The reality is that progressive, outwardly focused nations like to maximize the opportunities for closer relationships with important neighbors and trading partners, while reducing the impact of points of difference.
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Indonesia think highly of Australia – AIC Survey
Indonesians think highly of Australia as a neighboring country, according to the latest research by the Australia Indonesia Center (AIC) released on Monday, Augus 15, 2016.
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The Age
Time to look beyond Bali
The research suggests it is time for Australians to re-examine Indonesia and to think more deeply about the opportunities for shared cultural awareness, education programs and student exchanges like the New Colombo Plan, business partnerships, and two-way travel that goes beyond Bali and traditional Australian destinations.
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The Conversation
Between perceptions and realities of Australian-Indonesian attitudes: a view from Indonesia
According to a new survey of Australian and Indonesian perceptions, Indonesians feel they understand Australia quite well, while few Australians feel they have good knowledge about Indonesia.
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ABC News 24 – The World
How do Australians feel about Indonesians? (Click to view video)

CNN Indonesia
Hubungan Indonesia Dan Australia (Click to view video)

Survei: Hanya 19 Persen WN Australia Tahu Benar Soal Indonesia (Click to view video)

BBC Indonesia
Apa kata orang Australia tentang Indonesia? (Click to view video)