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

John Howard delivers Inaugural Asia Lecture

  More photos from the Inaugural Asia Lecture are available on our Griffith Asia Institute… Read More

Perspectives:Asia seminar – ‘Insights Indonesia’

A video recording of the Perspectives:Asia seminar ‘Insights Indonesia’ seminar is now available on our Perspectives:Asia event website. George Roberts,  Journalist, ABC News Queensland spoke at… Read More

Who benefits the most? Indonesia’s self-sufficiency versus food security

Ever since campaigning for the presidency, Joko Widodo or Jokowi has consistently pointed to nine priorities which he has touted as key to a better… Read More

New manager of strategic development

Dr Kathleen Turner is currently Manager Strategy at the Griffith Asia Institute (GAI), Griffith University where she leads the Institute’s national and international program of… Read More