Annabel McGilvray is the AIIA Director of Communications.
Annabel McGilvray is the AIIA’s National Director of Communications. She is also a former journalist and editor at The Australian, and has managed major communications […]
The AIIA would like to thank outgoing Director of Communications Fleur Romano. Fleur has been a fantastic member […]
The ASEAN summit hosted by Australia in Sydney on 16 and 17 March provided the Institute with a number of opportunities to support […]
It should be natural that close neighbours like Indonesia and Australia seek to forge strong relations and mutually beneficial cooperation. Geographic proximity, however, does not always guarantee this.
It is a year this week until the next presidential elections will be held in Indonesia and speculation has begun about who will put themselves forward to face the incumbent, Joko Widodo.
With links between Canberra and Jakarta shifting towards an economic and strategic partnership, it is a time of disruption and opportunity for the relationship. The outcome will help shape the region.
In a world where countries have competing strategic interests and goals, think tanks play an important role in creating a dialogue and establishing a platform for the government to receive feedback on its policies. What role can Indonesia play in this capacity?
Last weekend's ASEAN-Australia Special Summit brought the familiar criticism that the Association of South East Asian Nations is too focussed on talk and not action, but the group's convening power should not be overlooked. Sometimes more talk is just what is needed.
The Rohingya crisis has been a catalyst for many of ASEAN's critics who say the regional association must change its policy of non-intervention, however a former ASEAN secretary-general defends its approach.