- If news coverage of Indonesia focussed more on everyday people, it ‘..would prove an endless source of fascinating and weird stories’ according to Stephen Grenville.
- A striking photo essay in Inside Indonesia looks at this week’s forest fires in Riau and Sumatra.
- The Lowy Institute’s 2013 poll was released on Monday. Where knowledge of Indonesia is concerned, the results aren’t great.
- On the CAUSINDY blog, video highlights from last week’s AIYA-Asialink event on creative ties between Australia and Indonesia.
- The Australian Prime Minister is due to head to Jakarta next week: SBY is still keen to meet with Kevin Rudd.
- Indonesia’s internet startup scene is booming.
Events and opportunities…
- Q&A is now taking place in Jakarta on Thursday, the 4th of July.
- Sumardi, master wayang kulit puppeteer, is visiting South Australia and Western Australia: find out more.
- ‘I, too, call Australia home’: the Affinity Foundation is hosting a multicultural-interfaith youth panel this Sunday, the 30th of June.