Weekly snapshots from the region present an opportunity for Australia and Southeast Asian nations to keep watch of each other, and to learn from shared experiences. In this update we look back on the week that was, Monday 23 to Sunday 29 March 2020. Read More
Indonesian President Joko Widodo – Jokowi – has shown himself to be generally less interested in international affairs than his predecessor, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY). Read More
In July 2019, at the inaugural Indonesian Exposition held in Auckland, New Zealand, Indonesia launched its ‘Pacific Elevation’, laying claim to a Pacific islands identity… Read More
A decade has passed since the formation of the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA), which is finally on the cusp of its final stages… Read More
As 2018 draws to a close, Australia’s relationship with Indonesia could not be more important. Although the approach — from both sides — doesn’t always… Read More
Last week Griffith Asia Institute (GAI) led an academic delegation to Indonesia for the Jakarta launch of the Collaborative Australia-Indonesia Program on Sustainable Development and… Read More
Two decades of economic growth benefited only the richest 20%. How severe is inequality in Indonesia?
A World Bank report in 2015 rang alarm bells for Southeast Asia’s largest economy. Despite Indonesia managing to more than halve its poverty rate since 1999, inequality… Read More