The Centre

The Australia-Indonesia Centre is supported through federal funding from Australia’s Department of Education and Training and Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, with the support of Indonesia’s Ministry for Research, Technology and Higher Education.

The Centre, hosted by Monash University, is a collaboration between Monash University, the Australian National University, The University of Melbourne and The University of Sydney, working with seven leading Indonesian universities.

The Indonesian academic institutions are Institut Pertanian Bogor, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember, Universitas Airlangga, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Universitas Hasanuddin, and Universitas Indonesia.

Valued corporate partners include the Pratt Foundation, PwC, and ANZ.


The Australia-Indonesia Centre has three Core Objectives set in consultation with the Australian Government.


Pursuing solutions to shared national challenges in areas such as Energy, Infrastructure, Health, Urban Water, and Food & Agriculture via highly collaborative research.


Strengthening and deepening Australia-Indonesia networks, developing leadership skills and fostering the exchange of knowledge.


Promoting greater understanding and cultural awareness – Australians of Indonesia, and Indonesians of Australia.

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