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Advance Connect : The closest of neighbours

The Australian Ambassador to Indonesia, His Excellency Mr Gary Quinlan AO, shared on-the-ground insights into the maturing relationship between Australia and Indonesia with the recent commencement of the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive … Continued

ADVANCE CONNECT: A Global Digital Roundtable with Australia’s Ambassador to Indonesia Mr Gary Quinlan AO

The Australia-Indonesia relationship continues to mature and is enhanced by the signing of the IA-CEPA. With COVID-19 impacting health and economic trajectories in both nations, where are the areas for collaboration, investment and innovation? To consider this topic, we will be joined by H.E. Gary Quinlan AO the Australian Ambassador to Indonesia and is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and was formerly Deputy Secretary and Australia’s Senior Official to ASEAN and to the East Asia Summit

Laode M Syarif

Dr Syarif is Commissioner for Indonesia Anti-Corruption Commission (KPK) (2015-2019). Before he joined the Komisi Pemberantasan Korupsi (Corruption Eradication Commission), Syarif was a Senior Lecturer at Hasanuddin University, Faculty of Law, Makassar, Indonesia. He … Continued

Mari Elka Pangestu

Mari Elka Pangestu was the Minister of Trade in Indonesia from October 2004 to October 2011. In a cabinet reshuffle in October 2011 she was appointed to the newly created … Continued

Paul Halliday: spreading the footy spirit across Indonesia

23 years ago when internet was almost unheard off and watching footy from outside Australia wasn’t always accessible, Paul Halliday who moved to Indonesia for work and his mates founded Jakarta Bintangs AFL football club as they were looking for “something else to do on the weekends”.

Barakalla Robyn: at the forefront of global marine conservation

Barakalla Robyn has pursued his passion and career in the environment sector.  He’s the Sustainable Ocean Initiative & Climate Senior Program Lead at the World Resources Institute Indonesia (WRI) – an affiliate of the World Resources Institute headquartered in Washington, D.C. WRI Indonesia is an organisation dedicated to developing research-based solutions to address climate change and helping Indonesia to achieve sustainable development.

Eva Kasim: an upbeat social welfare professional

Eva Kasim requires mobility aids but that doesn’t prevent her to dream big. She took the opportunity to study in Australia after receiving a scholarship, all while she was also facing challenges and inconveniences with her limited mobility. And she even devoted time to get involved in volunteer work besides her study.