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Address: Jalan H.R. Rasuna Said Kav C 15-16, Jakarta Selatan 12940 - Tel: 2550 5555 - Fax: 2550 5467

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New visa measures will enhance tourism and business links between Australia and Indonesia.

Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Robb will lead Australia’s largest ever trade and investment business mission to Indonesia this week, aimed at highlighting Australian capability in major industry sectors.

Applications are now open to young Indonesian Muslim Leaders interested in participating in this year’s Australia-Indonesia Muslim Exchange Program. The Muslim Exchange Program (MEP) for young leaders began in 2002 to build links between Muslim communities in Australia and Indonesia and promote greater understanding and recognition of religion and its role in each country.

Two Australian Navy ships from Perth have arrived in Surabaya to join the TNI-AL in a major four day maritime security exercise in the Java Sea.

The largest-ever delegation of Australian ministers and business leaders will travel to Indonesia on 17–20 November for Indonesia–Australia Business Week (IABW) 2015.

The Australian Government has expanded its contribution to Indonesian efforts to mitigate the effects and spread of the forest and peat fires which are causing widespread health issues across Indonesia.

Premier and State Development Minister Colin Barnett departs for Indonesia today for a visit focused on increasing Western Australia's agriculture, education, tourism, energy and resources ties with our nearest neighbour.

One of Indonesia’s most senior naval leaders has been presented with an Australian honour at a ceremony in Jakarta.

Some of Australia’s breakthrough fashion designers will showcase their latest collections at Jakarta Fashion Week 2016 (JFW) this week.

Today I joined my Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) ministerial colleagues in resolving to deepen intra-regional cooperation, strengthen efforts to advance the blue economy and prioritise the empowerment of women and girls.

Today I travel to Indonesia to represent Australia at the annual Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Ministerial Meeting after chairing the association for the past two years.

I am delighted to announce that Mrs Wenny Sunarharum and Mr Rumayya have been awarded the 2015 Australia Awards Hadi Soesastro Prize.

A dedicated Australian Border Force (ABF) strike team will target and disrupt serious organised crime syndicates smuggling illicit tobacco into Australia.

An aerial response firefighting team departed Australia on Tuesday 13th October to assist Indonesia in its efforts to combat forest fires in South Sumatra.

The Australian Ambassador to Indonesia Paul Grigson will travel to Medan today to start his first official visit to North Sumatra.

In response to a request from the Indonesian Government, the Australian Government stands ready to deploy a Lockheed L100 Hercules Air Tanker to help fight serious forest fires in Indonesia.

In Jakarta, Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce, launched an alumni network for students who have completed their training under the Indonesia–Australia Pastoral Industry Student Programme.

Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce, will depart Australia today for a visit to Indonesia that will focus on progressing agricultural cooperation, investment and trading opportunities between the two countries.

The Australian Ambassador to Indonesia, Paul Grigson, begins a two-day visit to Surabaya today to meet political and business leaders, Australian university alumni, and local students.

Indonesia and Australia have signed an agreement to ensure the successful program of student and youth exchanges continues.

A high level parliamentary delegation has arrived in Jakarta today to continue strengthening relations between the parliaments of the largest democracies in South East Asia, Indonesia and Australia.

I send my warm greetings to Muslims in Australia and all around the world who are celebrating Eid ul-Adha and performing the Hajj this year.

Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb, has departed for a visit to Jakarta tomorrow to enhance our trade and investment relationship with Indonesia

Arriving in Jakarta tonight, Minister for Trade and Investment, Mr Andrew Robb, welcomed the appointment of Senator Richard Colbeck as Minister for Tourism and International Education.

Four of Australia’s most talented Islamic fashion designers have brought their latest collections to Jakarta to launch their labels at the Indonesia International Islamic Fashion and Products exhibition being held from 9 -13 September at the Jakarta Convention Centre.

An unknown Australian soldier has been given a funeral with full military honours today, more than 70 years after being killed holding back Imperial Japanese forces in Kupang during World War Two.

The Australian Ambassador to Indonesia, Paul Grigson, will travel to Yogyakarta today to meet with business and political leaders, and to explore educational exchanges and cultural links.

The Australian Embassy, Jakarta in cooperation with Yayasan Bina Ballet Indonesia ( proudly presents ‘Ballet Goes to Ciliwung’, a community development program intended for children in Ciliwung, Jakarta. This dance workshop, held in Sanggar Ciliwung Merdeka today, is the first ballet coaching in Ciliwung.

As the country with largest Muslim majority, Indonesia has a special place on the world map. Islam as a faith is interwoven in the social, economic and political fabric of Indonesia.

The Masters of Modern Indonesian Portraiture exhibition curated by Galeri Nasional Indonesia has been awarded the 2015 International Council of Museums Australia Award for International Relations.

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Indonesian National Police (INP) have solidified their long-standing working partnership in the fight against serious international crime in a recently-signed arrangement.

In November Australia’s and Indonesia’s financial intelligence units, AUSTRAC and PPATK, will co-host the first counter-terrorism financing summit in our region in Sydney.

This week I am visiting Jakarta in my capacity as Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on Counter Terrorism.

I offer the warmest congratulations to the Government and people of Indonesia on the occasion of their 70th anniversary of Independence.

The Australian Embassy in Jakarta will hold a series of events to mark Indonesia’s 70th Anniversary of Independence. Australia is proud to have been one of the first countries to recognize Indonesia’s independence in 1949.

The Australian Ambassador to Indonesia, Paul Grigson, begins a three day visit to Bali today to meet with political leaders, and members of the Indonesian and Australian business, arts and alumni communities.

The Australian Embassy is proud to bring Aboriginal Australian artist, Ronald Nawurapu Wunungmurra (Nawurapu) to Jakarta and Makassar in conjunction with Australia’s celebration of NAIDOC (National Aboriginal and Islanders’ Day Observance Committee) Week 2015.

Australia’s Ambassador to Indonesia, Paul Grigson, makes his first provincial visit to Bogor, West Java, today. The visit aims to strengthen regional relations and boost trade connections.

The Australian Embassy in Jakarta is pleased to collaborate with the International Centre for Islam and Pluralism (ICIP) to present a soccer clinic from 18 - 28 May 2015.

The application deadline for the Small Grants Program has been extended to Friday 29 May 2015.
Applicants are encouraged to familiarise themselves with the Grant Guidelines, which are available at

The Australian Government deeply regrets the executions of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.

Indonesian authorities today advised Australian consular officials that the executions of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran will be scheduled imminently at Nusa Kambangan prison in central Java.

The Australian Embassy Jakarta is now calling for applicants from Indonesia and Australia to submit project proposals that promote, foster and support professional, community or institutional initiatives, which support the Australian Government’s development cooperation objectives.

The Australian Embassy in Jakarta proudly presents Australian Culinary Trails, a showcase of the best of Australian food and drink. This series of events will be held in West Mall, Grand Indonesia Jakarta from 21st -26th April.

The Australian Embassy Jakarta is proud to present Australia’s-own The Jungle Giants, supported by Australian alumni bands, Neonomora and Elephant Kind. The concert will be held at Empirica, in the SCBD area of Jakarta on Wednesday night, 22 April 2015.

Today we announce Australian support for the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) ‘Grow Asia’ partnership, developed in collaboration with the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Secretariat.

The Australian Embassy in Jakarta congratulates the first ever Indonesia Livestock Products and Services Expo, kicked off by Australian Ambassador Paul Grigson in Tangerang, Banten Province on 9 April.

The Indonesian chapter of Women in Global Business was launched in Jakarta today. Businesses owned and operated by women are one of the fastest growing business sectors.

Mr Paul Grigson has today presented his credentials to President, Mr Joko Widodo, at the Merdeka State Palace, in Jakarta.

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