Australia doesn’t get too many masterworks on foreign policy, but we’re in a fertile period, as tough times bring forth books to define the era.
A review is underway into Australian aid policy, with consultations run across the country, and the public, scholars, and aid groups alike offering submissions – some of which are expected to be released in the coming weeks.
This year we celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March, the 25th anniversary of the UN Beijing Platform for Action, and the 20th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325.
Sailors attempting a rafting expedition from the Timor Sea to Darwin, Australia, has been deported in the latest wave of stricter measures applied by the government on research conducted by foreigners.
A senior Indonesian minister has caused an uproar in saying that the country’s rich must marry the poor to help reduce poverty.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s approval rating has surged early in his second term, with the majority of voters satisfied with the performance of his top ministers, a survey shows.
Nowhere in the world are there three neighbours more different than the extraordinary triangle of Australia, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.
While the three Cs (curry, cricket, and the Commonwealth) still reappear at Australia-India gatherings, Jokowi’s visit passed with little reference to the parallel three Bs (boats, beef, and Bali)
Despite the two countries’ proximity Jokowi’s speech was only the second time an Indonesian president had performed the honor in the 70-year history of their diplomatic relations, with President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono being the first a decade ago.
Full address by President Joko Widodo to the House of Representatives. Includes remarks by the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition.
Geopolitical and geo-economic forces are proving the catalyst for a growing convergence of interests between Australia and Indonesia.
Since its early years, Indonesia has developed strategic doctrines that include the concept of a total people’s war, the archipelagic outlook, and the concept of national resilience.
The latest interaction spotlighted ongoing efforts by both countries to manage the defense aspect of their relationship.