This report looks at Indonesia’s efforts to respond to the late 2017 violence against the Rohingya that led to one of the largest, fastest refugee flows on record, with more than 700,000 people flooding into Bangladesh in a matter of weeks.
As Indonesia’s economy continues to grow, the relationship with Australia is becoming more and more asymmetric. From the Australian perspective, it presents some opportunities but, as a counterbalance, Indonesia may be seeking to engage more closely with other, larger, powers in the region. This paper...
To facilitate further tourism industry growth, the Indonesian government is hoping to replicate the success of Bali as a tourist destination in a number of other locations spread across Indonesia.
The Indonesian government hopes to develop a ‘world-class’ education system by 2025. However, numerous assessments of the country’s education performance suggest that it has a long way to go before it will achieve that goal.
Floods, droughts and more frequent extreme weather patterns are the main climate change effects Indonesia faces, and it stands to have a severe effect on food and water security for the country.
This Office of Development Effectiveness evaluation examined the effectiveness, inclusiveness and efficiency of Australian electoral assistance to major national elections in eight countries between 2006 and 2016: Afghanistan, Myanmar, Indonesia, Timor-Leste, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Fiji and Tonga.
Indonesia has been ignoring its leadership role in ASEAN, even though that organisation has the potential to be a valuable tool for extending Indonesian influence.
The long and complicated history between Timor-Leste and Australia over the Timor Sea offers two salient lessons for contemporary maritime order in Asia.
Australia’s strategic outlook is deteriorating and, for the first time since World War II, we face an increased prospect of threat from a major power. This means that a major change in Australia’s approach to the management of strategic risk is needed.
This report attempts to address recent evolutions in the fast-paced field of coordinating and harmonising social protection programs, and provides practical guidance for policymakers and practitioners grappling with the issue.
So far, Australia’s economic relationship with Indonesia has failed to reflect the full geostrategic importance of the wider relationship.
Despite robust diplomatic, political and military ties, Australia and Indonesia have yet to fullytake advantage of the power of proximity.
The study draws on a number of computerised databases to chart the ebb and flow of the maritime campaign in the Indonesia-Malaysia Confrontation from 1963 to 1966 through the quantitative analysis of Operations Research.
The 2017 DASSH Conference and AGM was held in Melbourne, Victoria from 13-15 September.
Links between Bangladeshi and Southeast Asian extremists appear to be growing, fuelled by ISIS and increasing population movements across the region
This paper seeks to explore the significance of maritime piracy and kidnapping in the Philippines, the emergence and significance of the ASG within the tri-border area, the Philippines government response to maritime piracy and kidnapping and the future implications and opportunities for the broader Indo-Pacific...
Since 2010, Jemaah Islamiyah, the organisation responsible for the first Bali bombing, has been building a clandestine military wing while broadening its traditional base through above-ground preaching and recruitment on university campuses. It is not an immediate threat. Since 2007, it has...
This Analysis examines the durability of contemporary resource nationalism in Indonesia. It argues that structural features of the post-Suharto political economy have sustained the nationalist policy trajectory that emerged during the boom.
In this episode of the podcast Sub Rosa , Andrew continues a conversation with Levi West about terrorism in Australia.
Levi West is the Director of Terrorism Studies at Charles Sturt University.
This is the second episode in a two-part series. The first...