We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of a pioneer in Indonesia-Australia relations and former AIC team member, Basoeki Koesasi, on Thursday 10 December 2020.
The Australia Indonesia Centre is pleased to welcome two industry fellows to deepen its knowledge base and increase the network of connections between the two countries.
The Australia-Indonesia Centre and Provincial Government of South Sulawesi sign MoU to strengthen cooperation
The Australia-Indonesia Centre (AIC) is pleased to announce a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Provincial Government of South Sulawesi.
The world is facing unprecedented challenges due to the economic, health and social costs of the global COVID-19 pandemic.
Young people account for 25% of South Sulawesi’s population, including in rural areas that are experiencing major agrarian change. As the landscape around them changes, so do their opportunities – rural youth unemployment is as high as 10% in the province.
PAIR researchers completed preliminary analysis on a new railway line connecting South Sulawesi’s capital Makassar to the regional town of Pare Pare looking at how to optimise community benefits.
Seaweed farmers’ flexibility makes Indonesia a major player in global markets, but there is more work to be done
Indonesia is the world’s largest producer of the gel-containing seaweeds known as hydrocolloid seaweeds. Unlike food seaweeds, produced mainly in China, South Korea, North Korea and Japan, hydrocolloid seaweeds are used to extract gels used in a range of applications, including as a thickener in food processing and as a biomaterial for pharmaceutical applications.
In Indonesia and across the world, governments have implemented public health education campaigns aimed at changing behaviours to curb the spread of COVID-19. Messages about social distancing, hygiene and hand washing have been promoted by governments in Indonesia, but how successful have they been?
After the first Research Advisory Panel (RAP) meeting in August, PAIR held a second successful meeting on 4 November. This involved not Read more
Healthcare workers are crucial to the fight against COVID-19, but how are their conditions at work impacting their ability to treat patients?
ReelOzInd! continues its series of Q&As with Fabiana Alam, the producer of ReelOzInd! 2020’s Best Fiction short film, Mayang O Mayang.
The impact of COVID-19 on women’s access to water, sanitation and hygiene in an Indonesian fishing village
Practicing good hygiene is important in preventing the spread of COVID-19, but this can be very challenging when access to water and sanitation is poor. The traditional caregiving and cleaning roles, which usually fall to women and girls, leave them particularly vulnerable to the impact of COVID-19.
The Australia-Indonesia Centre is strengthening its expert base with the appointment of two new Fellows in the field of digital economy.
Jegatheva is a Perth-based filmmaker who was born in Johor, Malaysia to parents of South Korean, Japanese, Indian and Malaysian ancestry.
Response to a global health crisis requires up-to-date and reliable data. In a virus crisis, healthcare workers and policymakers need access to Read more