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Sos From Bali: We Need You Back

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 7:31 am | Indonesia Institute

Whilst the Australian economy has been hurt by the impact of coronavirus on inbound tourism from China, Bali’s tourism market has been impacted badly, and they need urgent help from their ‘Aussie friends’. With arrivals from Chinese holidaymakers ... More >>

Bali Terror Plot

Monday, 14 October 2019, 8:13 am | Indonesia Institute

A father and son with links to Islamic State have been arrested in Bali, accused of plotting a terrorist attack on the holiday island. More >>

Jokowi’s election win a huge opportunity for Australia?

Saturday, 27 April 2019, 6:15 pm | Indonesia Institute

INDONESIA INSTITUTE INC. Despite the threat of protests and court action by opposition candidate Prabowo Subianto, Indonesia has once again pulled-off a remarkably successful election process, involving 193 million voters, with almost no violence or threat ... More >>

Bali Bombing Mastermind, to be released 6 years early

Saturday, 19 January 2019, 7:59 pm | Indonesia Institute

The early release of Abu Bakar Bashir, the ‘Mastermind’ behind the 2002 Bali bombings – that took the lives of 202 people and injured a further 209 – will be met with a mixture of dismay and anger by those directly and indirected affected ... More >>

Cool heads now needed as execution fiasco goes 'on hold'

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 9:20 pm | Indonesia Institute

As the Bali Nine duo execution plans go into an apparent and indefinite 'hold' Australia’s foreign minister Julie Bishop has suggested Australia would pay Indonesia to keep Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan locked-up for life rather than face execution. More >>

Cool heads needed now as Bali Nine Duo execution nears

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 12:57 pm | Indonesia Institute

Like most Australians I feel ill as I contemplate the fate of the two Bali Nine Duo. A friend of mine summed up as a 'barbaric nation' his feelings towards Indonesia when we spoke yesterday. Yet ironically it was only back in the early eighties that ... More >>

Indonesia:Tragedy that so often defines political leadership

Tuesday, 6 January 2015, 8:16 am | Indonesia Institute

One of the ironic aspects of any major tragedy is how such an event will so often define - for better or worse - a political leader's role and standing within their community and the world-at-large. More >>

Bali Bombing Memorial Service held today

Sunday, 12 October 2014, 3:37 pm | Indonesia Institute

A Memorial Service was held at dawn this morning in Perth to mark the 12th anniversary of the Bali bombings. More >>

Indonesia 'Expert' Warns of Increased Threat

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 4:42 pm | Indonesia Institute

Indonesia 'Expert' Warns of Increased Threat As IS Expands Its Terror Campaign JAILED Indonesian militant cleric Abu Bakar Bashir has pledged allegiance to jihadists who have overrun swathes of Iraq and claimed leadership of the world's Muslims, a radical ... More >>

Indonesia gets ready to elect a new president

Sunday, 16 March 2014, 3:31 pm | Indonesia Institute

As Indonesians prepare to elect a new President, here is a nickname all Australians had better get to know: "Jokowi" "Jokowi's nomination will be good for Indonesia, including the democratic process, and it will also be good for the ... More >>

DFAT upgrade warnings of terrorist threat in Indonesia

Tuesday, 31 December 2013, 3:04 pm | Indonesia Institute

DFAT, last night upgraded their travel advice for Indonesia to a 'high risk' due to the potential of a terrorist attack over the New Year period. The threats are a result of several factors that our institute believes has heightened the risk for ... More >>

Indonesia rupiah 'dive' saves Aussies Bali holiday

Monday, 30 December 2013, 10:39 am | Indonesia Institute

As the Australian dollar continues to 'head south' many Australians are now, once again looking north; to Bali where, thanks to the rapid fall in the Indonesia rupiah over the past few months, holidays are still 'amazing value' according to an Australian ... More >>

Indonesia 'on hold' over resolution to spying issue

Monday, 23 December 2013, 5:44 pm | Indonesia Institute

Indonesia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Marty Natalegawa has reiterated that the Indonesian government continues to wait and does not want to rush the process of preparation and adoption of a behaviour system code regarding the relationship between ... More >>

Indo Minister steps up rhetoric on live cattle

Monday, 23 December 2013, 10:28 am | Indonesia Institute

The Indonesian agriculture minister Suswano has stepped up his anti-Australia rhetoric, calling for cut backs on the importation of live cattle from Australia due to the ongoing spying rift between the two neighbours. The Minister has called on the cattle ... More >>

Australia Should Maintain Good Relations with Indonesia

Friday, 20 September 2013, 2:29 pm | Indonesia Institute

Despite extensive media reports that relations between Indonesia and Australia are already under pressure following the recent comments made by Indonesia's foreign minister - about aspects of Mr Abbott's 'turn-back-the-boats' policy - the outlook ... More >>

Indonesia Rupiah 'Dive' Saves Aussies Bali Holiday

Wednesday, 7 August 2013, 4:19 pm | Indonesia Institute

As the Australian dollar continues to 'head south' many Australians are now, once again looking north; to Bali where, thanks to the rapid fall in the Indonesia rupiah over the past few months, holidays are still 'amazing value' according to an Australian ... More >>

Bali Does Have a 'Dark Side' But Look At the Facts

Monday, 22 July 2013, 3:57 pm | Indonesia Institute

So Bali does have a dark side, and as more and more Australians flock to our 'Island Paradise' and more and more niave Aussies holiday there - sometimes even without travel insurance - and drink in excess, ride motor bikes whilst dressed in tee shirts, ... More >>

Light At End of Tunnel For Devastated Live Cattle Industry

Friday, 5 July 2013, 4:50 pm | Indonesia Institute

As the leaders of Indonesia and Australia sit-down for talks in the Indonesian city of Bogor, Indonesia's State Enterprises Minister Dahlan Iskan has announced that he was planning to select one of three state owned enterprises (PT Mega Eltra, Perum ... More >>

Australia has just trashed the perception of Indonesia

Saturday, 29 June 2013, 1:26 pm | Indonesia Institute

Australia has just trashed the perception of Indonesia The claim by Australia's PM, Kevin Rudd that the coalition's 'turn back the boats' policy will potentionally cause direct tensions between Indonesia and Australia will be dismissed by Indonesia ... More >>

Australia and Bali: The Love Continues!

Wednesday, 5 June 2013, 2:14 pm | Indonesia Institute

Australia's love affair with Bali shows no sign of waning as more than 242,000 tourists flocked to their island paradise in the first four months of 2013. More >>



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