Indonesia Now Roadshow

In partnership with Austrade, The Australia-Indonesia Centre delivered a series of seminars around Australia to promote Indonesia Australia Business Week 2015.

More than 300 business people joined the seminars in Perth, Adelaide, Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Darwin from September 21 to 30. The seminars were hosted by PwC and the Indonesian Consulate in Darwin.

All across the country, the Centre collaborated with the Australia-Indonesia Business Council, state governments, Indonesian government missions and peak industry associations to promote business opportunities in Indonesia.

The seminars covered a wide variety of opportunities in education, agriculture, manufacturing, tourism, resources, energy, infrastructure, healthcare, food and beverage, design, and the creative industries.


21 September 2015, Indonesian Consulate to Northern Territory

  • Katrina Fong Lim (Lord Mayor of Darwin)
  • Mahendra Siregar (Special Advisor to Foreign Affairs Minister of Indonesia & Former Chair of BKPM)
  • Russell Good (Regional Executive Northern Territory, ANZ)
  • Bruce Wallner (Manager – East Asian Growth Markets, Austrade)
  • Tracey Hayes (Former CEO, Northern Territory Cattlemen’s Association)


23 September 2015, PwC Perth

  • Patrick Kearins (State Director – South Australia, Austrade)
  • Dino Patti Djalal (Former Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister of Indonesia)
  • Greg Gaunt (Former Western Australia Chair, AIBC)
  • Mark Switkowski (Former Director, PwC)
  • Jason Craig (GM, Marketing and Trading, CBH Group)
  • Astrid Vasile (Executive Chair, Aus-Ind Businesswomen’s Network)


  • 24 September 2015, PwC Adelaide
  • Patrick Kearins (State Director – South Australia, Austrade)
  • Kevin Evans (Indonesia Director, AIC)
  • Nathan Grey (Managing Partner, AsiaAustralis)
  • Anthony Hodge (Partner, PwC)
  • Will Angove (CEO, Automotive Planning Asia P.L)
  • Kelly Matthews (Austrade)


28 September 2015, PwC Sydney

  • Duncan Challan (Executive Director of International Trade and Investment, NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet)
  • Brent Barnes (GM Asia Growth Markets, Cochlear)
  • Michael Fay (NSW Chair, AIBC)
  • David Landers (Former Head of Global Markets, Austrade)
  • Rob Langtry (Former Global Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer, Woolmark)
  • Ashley Wood (Partner, PwC)


29 September 2015, PwC Brisbane

  • Andrew Tulloch (CEO, Department of Trade & Investment Queensland)
  • Andrew Burnes (CEO, AOT Group)
  • Wendy Hartanti (Senior Manager, PwC)
  • David Widjaja (Queensland Chair, AIBC)
  • Luisa Rust (Former Acting State Director Queensland and Northern Territory, Austrade)


30 September 2015, PwC Melbourne

  • Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono X (Sultan of Yogyakarta)
  • Nadjib Riphat Kesoema (Former Indonesian Ambassador to Australia)
  • Philip Dalidakis (Victorian Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade)
  • Allaster Cox (Deputy Head of Mission, Australian Embassy Jakarta)
  • Debnath Guharoy (Former National President, AIBC)
  • Kiri Delly (Former CEO, Council of Textile and Fashion Industries)
  • David Landers (Former Head of Global Markets, Austrade)
  • Mark Switkowski (Former Director, PwC)