Indonesia

Time for an Indo-Australis?

The Indo-Pacific is slowly replacing the Asia-Pacific as the dominant security and economic concept in our region. Natalie Sambhi writes that the complex challenges of this vast region should be approached bit by bit, and Australia, India and Indonesia could start by strengthening trilateral cooperation in the region’s southwest sector, the “Indo-Australis”.

Green Turtle Dreaming

In her new chapter for a book on the Australia-Indonesia relationship, Professor Emerita Virginia Hooker chronicles the stories of women bridging cultures.

As a new defence chief comes in, Australia must focus its attention on its neighbours

You would be forgiven if it appeared the Australian Defence Force was still orientated towards all things European but Australia increasingly is having to engage closely not just with close and trusted partners but with its own neighbours.

IB2017/35 Examining Border-Crossers at the Indonesia–PNG Border Post in Skouw, Jayapura, Papua

This In Brief describes a recent, localised pilot study on the Skouw border post in Jayapura, Indonesia.

Influences and Echoes of Indonesia in Timor-Leste

Since 1999, when a United Nations (UN) transitional administration was established in the wake of the East Timorese vote for independence from Indonesia, the case of Timor-Leste has been a

Commodifying Legality? Who and What Counts as Legal in the Indonesian Wood Trade

Abidah Setyowati and Constance L. McDermott, ‘Commodifying Legality? Who and What Counts as Legal in the Indonesian Wood Trade’, Society and Natural Resources 30(6) 2017: 750-64.

Simplistic views of Indonesian Islam are limiting Australian diplomacy

Professor Greg Fealy makes some observations about Indonesian Islam and its impact on Australian diplomacy.

Indonesia 1965: the attempted coup and the rise of Suharto

Professor Robert Cribb (PSC) says, "50 years on, Indonesia still lives with the consequences of the 1965 coup".

Jakarta election tests Indonesia's limits of tolerance

Jakarta will go to the polls in an election that presents an unusually stark choice between religious solidarity and governmental performance.

Is 'Manis' the sweet deal that brings Australia & Indonesia together?

Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia featured prominently 75 years ago for Australia when our troops deployed and fought there in the Pacific War. We do well to commemorate their efforts and the losses suffered, notably with Indonesian President Joko Widodo visiting Australia last month.

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