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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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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.

The Australia-Indonesia Institute (AII) is now calling for applicants from Indonesia and Australia to submit project proposals aimed at strengthen people-to-people as well as institutional links and to deepen mutual understanding and cooperation between both countries.

Applications are now open for Australia Awards Scholarships for postgraduate study in Australia in 2016.

The Australian Embassy is pleased to announce the first Alumni Grants Scheme recipients in Indonesia. Nine applicants were selected from a total of 109 entries.

Australia opposes the death penalty at home and abroad.

Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb today welcomed an international campaign promoting the achievements of young Australians and the power of the nation’s education system to shape a career.

I am pleased to announce Australian journalist Latika Bourke and Indonesian journalist Aiman Witjaksono as the recipients of this year’s prestigious Elizabeth O’Neill Journalism Award.

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