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Mr Paul Grigson has today presented his credentials to President, Mr Joko Widodo, at the Merdeka State Palace, in Jakarta.
The Australia-Indonesia Institute (AII) is now calling for applicants from Indonesia and Australia to submit project proposals aimed at strengthen people-to-people as well as institutional links and to deepen mutual understanding and cooperation between both countries.
Applications are now open for Australia Awards Scholarships for postgraduate study in Australia in 2016.
The Australian Embassy is pleased to announce the first Alumni Grants Scheme recipients in Indonesia. Nine applicants were selected from a total of 109 entries.
Australia opposes the death penalty at home and abroad.
Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb today welcomed an international campaign promoting the achievements of young Australians and the power of the nation’s education system to shape a career.
I am pleased to announce Australian journalist Latika Bourke and Indonesian journalist Aiman Witjaksono as the recipients of this year’s prestigious Elizabeth O’Neill Journalism Award.
Australia concludes its two year term on the United Nations Security Council today, having served with distinction at a time when the world faces a larger number of security and humanitarian crises than since World War II.
On 26 December 2004, a magnitude nine earthquake off northern Sumatra triggered one of the worst natural disasters in modern times.
The tsunamis that swept across the Indian Ocean caused massive loss of life and utter devastation.
Australian Charge d’Affaires to Indonesia, Dr. David Engel will attend the 10th Aceh and Nias tsunami commemoration in Aceh.
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Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announced the 2015 New Colombo Plan Scholars in Canberra. Ten of Australia’s most talented undergraduate students have won prestigious New Colombo Plan scholarships to live, study and work in Indonesia.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade today welcomed the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup trophy to the R.G Casey Building with representatives from the diplomatic corps.
Indonesia’s culture and diversity are just some of the lessons that hundreds of Australian volunteers take with them when they return home.
The Australian Government continues its close cooperation with the Sri Lankan Government to disrupt people smuggling ventures departing Sri Lanka.
Australia and Indonesia are commemorating the International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women, or White Ribbon Day, which is annually marked on 25 November.
The Australian Embassy is calling for applications for the 2015 Australia-Indonesia Muslim Exchange Program (MEP).
I am pleased to announce applications for the Elizabeth O’Neill Journalism Award are now open. The Award provides an Australian and an Indonesian journalist the opportunity to work in each other’s country to gain a deeper understanding of the other’s culture and foster links between nations
The Australian Embassy Jakarta is proud to present one of Australia’s most diverse and talented jazz funk bands The Cat Empire, at The Foundry Jakarta tomorrow night, 8 November 2014 as the final performance of the Embassy’s Arts and Culture Program 2014. They will be sharing the stage with popular Indonesian jazz and soul music band, Maliq & D’Essentials.
Australian Ambassador to Indonesia, Greg Moriarty, began a visit to eastern Indonesia today starting in Makassar, South Sulawesi. The visit reinforces the significant historical relationship between Makassar and Australia.
The Australian Embassy Jakarta is proud to present Gurrumul, a well renowned Indigenous Australian musician, at the Makassar Jazz Festival on Saturday night, 1 November as part of Embassy’s Arts and Cultural Program 2014.
A group of researchers using ‘state-of-the-art’ equipment travelled to North Sulawesi and Karimun Jawa Islands - Central Java to run a pioneering Indonesian Coral Reef Survey. Scientists from the University of Queensland, Indonesia’s Institute of Sciences (LIPI) and local universities undertook the work for the Catlin Seaview Survey, a global initiative to map the world’s coral reefs.
The Australian Embassy Jakarta is delighted to announce that the Australian Dance Theatre performed their work for the first time in Indonesia, as part of its Arts and Culture Program 2014.
The Australian Government has launched an Alumni Grant Scheme to support Australia Awards alumni in Indonesia to build stronger and positive relationships between Indonesia and Australia.
Australian musicians ALPHAMAMA (Anita Meiruntu) and Ben Walsh thrilled audiences at the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival with their closing performances Sunday night.
Australian dancer and choreographer Ade Suharto and Indonesian vocalist and composer Peni Candra Rini last night wowed audiences at the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival with their performance of Ontosoroh.
Australian biotechnology scientists are in Indonesia this week to take part in the Australia-Indonesia Innovative Research Seminar Series.
Australian Ambassador to Indonesia, Greg Moriarty, began an official visit to Aceh today to highlight the province’s strong links with Australia.
A stunning collection of significant Indonesian artwork was launched at the National Portrait Gallery in Australia’s capital Canberra yesterday.
Australian food scientists are in Indonesia this week to take part in the Australia-Indonesia Innovative Research Seminar Series.
Asialink Arts in partnership with ARK Galerie and Monash University Museum of Art (MUMA) presents So Long as You Move, an exhibition of key video artworks by four leading contemporary Australian artists drawn from MUMA’s collection. Co-curated by Ark Galerie’s Alia Swastika and MUMA’s Patrice Sharkey, the exhibition is a snapshot of works that highlight the influence of the moving body and performativity on contemporary art practice – and especially on recent video art in Australia.
The 157 illegal maritime arrivals (IMAs) who were transferred to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection facilities in Curtin earlier this week have been transferred to Nauru overnight for offshore processing, following their decision to refuse to meet with Indianconsular officials, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, the Hon Scott Morrison said today.
The Australian Government obtained suppression orders to prevent publication of information that could suggest the involvement in corruption of specific senior political figures in the region, whether in fact they were or not.
The Australian Government continues its work with regional partners to disrupt people smuggling ventures.
Australia and New Zealand jointly showcased their economic strengths to international business visitors during this week’s B20 and G20 events in Sydney.
An exhibition of Indigenous Australian visual art opened last night at D’Gallerie in South Jakarta.
The National Archives of Australia further strengthened connections with the Indonesian national archive, signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on archives cooperation.
I extend to Muslims in Australia, and throughout the world, best wishes for the holy month of Ramadan, which begins this week.
Forty of Australia’s best and brightest undergraduates have been awarded scholarships under the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan which gives them the opportunity to live, study and gain work experience in Japan, Indonesia, Singapore or Hong Kong in 2014.
Eighteen more artworks have been installed at Tembok Seni Australia, the temporary outdoor art gallery on the wall surrounding the site of the new Australian Embassy in South Jakarta.
Famous actress/director/producer, Lola Amaria, collaborates with the Australian Government in producing a docu-drama set in the beautiful part of Flores Island, Nusa Tenggara Timur, to help save lives of mothers and babies in remote rural areas of Indonesia.
Two more elements of an exciting artistic collaboration between Australia and Indonesia are now open to the public in Yogyakarta as part of the embassy’s Arts and Cultural Program 2014.
A stunning collection of multidisciplinary works by emerging contemporary artists from the Pacific region, who are currently living and working in Melbourne, Australia, are now on display in Yogyakarta until 27 June.
I congratulate the Australia-Indonesia Institute (AII), which this year celebrates 25 years of building understanding and people-to-people links between Australia and Indonesia.
Speech by The Hon Julie Bishop MP: Australia-Indonesia Institute 25th Anniversary
Two young writers from Australia and Indonesia are this month taking part in an emerging writers exchange.
Recognising that better infrastructure is vital for ASEAN’s future, Australia is today hosting a workshop in Singapore to support the development of ASEAN’s infrastructure connectivity.
- Ambassador Remarks at Australia-Indonesia Research Summit 2014
- Indigenous Australian art exhibition opens in Bandung
An exhibition of Indigenous Australian visual art opened this evening at the Galeri Soemardja at Bandung Institute of Technology.
- Ambassador Remarks at Australia-Indonesia Research Summit 2014
- New Colombo Plan to Build Australia-Indonesia Linkages
Australia’s Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senator Brett Mason, arrived in Jakarta today on a visit focusing on the New Colombo Plan.
Australia Awards promote knowledge, education links and enduring ties between Australia and our neighbours through Australia’s extensive scholarship programs.