Trade and investment between Indonesia and Australia is very little despite their proximity. But there are signs of change in the way Australia thinks about Indonesia.
Jokowi’s visit was a good deal shorter than the one planned for last year. But it did highlight several important issues in the bilateral relationship.
The two countries share huge marine resources and opportunities. At the same time both face increasing challenges to their oceans and coastal regions from climate change and over-exploitation.
Australia and Indonesia should gradually re-frame their relationship by considering shared interests within the broader regional context.
The annual Conference of Australian and Indonesian Youth (CAUSINDY) to be held in Bali this week is an initiative that can help change negative attitudes towards Indonesia.
An Indonesian expert in Australian studies weighs in on the recent survey of Australian-Indonesian perceptions.
Here’s the glaring omission in George Brandis' list of issues raised recently with Indonesian President Joko Widodo: human rights.
Much of the increased co-operation between Australia and Indonesia must begin by strengthening supply and value chains and investment ties between the two countries.
Many in Indonesia hope that Malcolm Turnbull can reset the strained Australia-Indonesia relationship – a legacy of Tony Abbott's time in office.
Australian primary school teachers are involved in a social movement to make schools in Indonesia a fun place to learn.
Restriction on import quotas is part of Indonesian government’s policy to reach beef self-sufficiency.