Australia-Indonesia relationship

Bell School Professor elected President of the Asian Studies Association of Australia

Professor Edward Aspinall is elected President of Asian Studies Association of Australia.

Assessing Indonesia's new decree on refugees

Does President Jokowi’s decree on the handling of refugees protect refugees? Carly Gordyn looks at the promises and pitfalls of the first-of-its-kind policy

Joko Widodo's Australia trip may be rescheduled for this month

Indonesian officials are seeking to reschedule President Joko Widodo’s first state visit to Australia to later this month, after he was forced to postpone his trip at the weekend amid a domestic political and security crisis.

Jokowi's visit a high point in Australian relations

Indonesian President Joko Widodo will make his first official visit to Australia tomorrow, seeking closer economic and maritime co-operation and the conclusion of the first free-trade agreement of his presidency. It is a trip that marks a high point in one of Australia’s most critical bilateral relationships.

Jakarta bid queried

Indonesia's Defence Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu has urged Australia to rebuke Pacific states, in particular Solomon Islands, for raising Papua in global fora.

Jakarta pressures Julie Bishop on Papua

Indonesia has asked Australia to caution its Pacific Island neighbours against interfering in the West Papua issue and to urge them to withdraw support for West Papuan membership of the Melanesian Spearhead Group, warning that the issue could pose a “stumbling block” to closer ­bilateral ties.

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