The emergence of universal healthcare in Indonesia

While the debate on universal healthcare coverage (UHC) often focuses on policy prescription and technical issues, the expansion of access to healthcare in developing countries… Read More

Sovereignty and the sea: How Indonesia became an archipelagic state

John Butcher, an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of International Business and Asian Studies and Griffith Asia Institute recently published a book, co-authored with… Read More

Trade, security ties and engaging the Indonesian diaspora – what you need to know about Widodo’s Australia visit

Officials from both Canberra and Jakarta must have been privately relieved last night. The first official visit to Australia by Indonesian President Joko Widodo (“Jokowi”)… Read More

Southeast Asia expert joins the Griffith Asia Institute

Dr Diego Fossati joined Griffith Asia Institute in October 2016 after completing his doctoral studies in political science at Cornell University and a Visiting Fellowship… Read More

Trump’s presidency and the Asia Pacific

Our Griffith Asia Institute research scholars weigh in on what Donald Trump’s successful bid for US Presidency might mean for the Asia Pacific… Read More

Indonesian language literacy: what Australia can learn from South Korea

In The Jakarta Post last month it was reported that over 1000 students in South Korea have enrolled to study the Indonesian language. It is… Read More

Industry roundtable with Australian Ambassador to Indonesia, Paul Grigson

The Griffith Asia Institute (GAI) participated in an industry roundtable on Thursday 27th July in Brisbane with the current Australian Ambassador to Indonesia, Paul Grigson,… Read More

The challenge of decentralisation in Indonesia and the business case for Musrenbang

As a process that tends to span decades, decentralisation in Indonesia continues to frustrate foreign businesses with confusion over the roles of central, provincial and… Read More

Election 2016 and Australian foreign policy

Australians will go to a federal election on 2 July 2016. At first glance the 19 seats in the House of Representatives that the… Read More

Assessing the Jokowi presidency

Indonesian President Joko Widodo swept to power on a wave of optimism for the country, but has he lived up to voters’ expectations? Colin Brown… Read More