The government missed its target of disbursing cash transfer assistance ahead of Idul Fitri, as various regions still scrambled to fine-tune their beneficiaries data.
Coronavirus to ‘dwarf’ Australia’s aid resources, forcing redirect of funding to health security, stability and economic recovery
One of the key objectives in the new strategy is ensuring COVID-19 does not cause instability in the region.
Common leadership approaches, the human stories of this crisis, and the value of international dialogue were centre stage when Melbourne Lord Mayor Sally Capp joined West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil at our fourth In Conversation Webinar on 14 May.
It is seen as politically unpalatable to engage in redistribution during a global crisis. Most governments are opting for broad-brush policies.
The Bali Process, cochaired by Indonesia and Australia, was established in 2002 to facilitate discussion and information sharing about refugees, human trafficking and related transnational issues.
This AIC Briefing Note outlines the five levels of government administration in Indonesia and their roles and interactions.
The AIC In Conversation podcast was today launched by the Australia-Indonesia Centre across a number of popular podcast applications. An audio version of the Centre’s new In Conversation webinar series, the podcast is available for subscription on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts and more.
A lack of coordination between the central and local administrations left the public with mixed signals about the scale of the problem.
How are overall poverty levels affected? What is being done by the government to provide assistance, including for those at risk of falling into poverty?
The disproportionate effect of COVID-19 on Southeast Asian women: Case studies From Malaysia and Indonesia
As women are putting their lives on the line responding to the Coronavirus, the number of domestic violence cases in Indonesia and Malaysia is also rising.
Historian Dr Frank Palmos, a former foreign correspondent in Jakarta, believes that along with education the best way to stamp out xenophobia is through personal contacts.
Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi has recovered from coronavirus and has been released from the Gatot Soebroto Army Hospital where he was treated for the past weeks.
I had to live somewhere else because Indonesia didn’t want me for my ethnic origin. And now Indonesia doesn’t want me again for my sexual orientation. And that encourages me further to be here.