Can high design standards and ambitions for the new capital be reached?

Dr Jemma Purdey chats to Associate Professor Eka Permanasari, Associate Professor in the field of urban design, architecture and Southeast Asian Studies at Monash Indonesia.

Indonesia’s ‘filthy rich officials’ are being named and shamed by social media users to bring them down

The government has now ordered a crackdown on public servants who flaunt their wealth in a country where corruption is endemic and the minimum wage is below $500 a month.

Bank Indonesia’s Warjiyo Approved for Second Term as Governor

Indonesia said Perry Warjiyo, who steered the Southeast Asian economy’s monetary policy through the pandemic years, will continue as central bank governor for a second term.

Are there business people who are not only concerned with profits?

Purity products are indeed developed with a different purpose from the usual business. Apart from the quality of the products, the philosophy of the developer and owner is also different.

Indonesian farmers fight for their land in nickel mining boom

Three women with machetes stood guard at their farm hilltop on Indonesia’s Wawonii Island, directing their blades towards the nickel miners working in the forest clearing below.

an aerial view showing the skyscrapers, rivers and infrastructure of the city of Jakarta, Indonesia.

Indonesia slides again on transparency perceptions

Commentary: The latest global report on corruption perception by Transparency International was released and for Indonesia this is a deeply troubling result. For the second time in three years the country suffered a reversal in standing following almost a generation of steady improvement.

President Soeharto sold out Javanese spiritualism for the support of Islamists, and how that affected religious freedom in Indonesia

Mount Srandil is no ordinary hill with a view of the Indian Ocean. It is also an ancient mystical complex that houses multiple shrines dedicated to Javanese saints and Hindu gods and goddesses.

Young port workers in the maritime city of Makassar lack digital skills. Vocational schools can be the solution.

Australia-Indonesia Centre (AIC) this year found significant gaps in digital literacy and skills between the education system and industrial needs in South Sulawesi.

The path to improve the health and wellbeing of people with disabilities in South Sulawesi

Lead researchers from an Australia-Indonesia Centre program on improving health outcomes have outlined their findings to Indonesia’s Ministry of Health and the National Committee on Disability.

New PAIR Lab announced to ensure continued research in South Sulawesi

Working together to deliver long-term and sustainable partnerships is the aim of the PAIR Lab, a research initiative of Universitas Hasanuddin and the Australia-Indonesia Centre.

Strengthening business ties with Indonesia

The Australian Indonesian Business Council conference kicked off earlier this week in Darwin, further boosting business, trade and economic relationships between the Northern Territory and Indonesia.

ReelOzInd! 2022: suara/voice

The seventh annual ReelOzInd! Australia-Indonesia Short Film Festival has showcased films from both countries on the topic of ‘suara’, or ‘voice’. Watch the festival reel inside.

In photos: ReelOzInd! 2022 premieres and our first pop-up screening!

The ReelOzInd! 2022 Australia-Indonesia Short Film Festival is in full swing, launching with successful premieres in both Melbourne and Malang on Saturday, before embarking on our pop-up festival of screenings.

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