Regional reset: why Indonesia and Australia are tight

No bombings, no executions, no wars. Gary Quinlan’s term as Australia’s ambassador to Indonesia that wound up last week saw an unusual degree of convergence in the interests of the two countries, though closer economic ties are still not a done deal.

Ambassador to Indonesia

Ms Williams is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). She has previously served overseas as High Commissioner to Malaysia and was Australia’s first Ambassador for Women and Girls. Ms Williams is Australia’s first female Ambassador to Indonesia.

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