TALKING INDONESIA PODCASTSee all


Ticking the box and turning the tide on 'golput' protest

, ,
The biggest surprise of the Indonesian poll was not, Ucu Martanto argues, the muted 'Jokowi' factor, but the large increase in voter turnout.

Campaign Policy: Golkar

, ,

Partai Golkar (link is external) has advocated for greater economic development this election season, writes Lily Farid

Money politics: Paying the price for campaign success

, ,
The Gerindra party's strong showing in last week's poll was largely bankrolled by Prabowo Subianto's family coffers. Thomas Reuter explores alternatives for funding future campaigns.

Human Rights and the Indonesian Elections

, ,

The focus on human rights in this years election campaign has shifted away from apologies for past abuses to the public seeking improvements to their quality of life writes Vannessa Hearman.  

Money politics: Paying the price for campaign success

, ,

The Gerindra party's strong showing in last week's poll was largely bankrolled by Prabowo Subianto's family coffers. Thomas Reuter explores alternatives for funding future campaigns. 

Event Recap: 'What Really Happened at the Indonesian polls'

, ,
On Monday April 14, a quartet of Australia's foremost Indonesian experts gave their views on the recent Indonesian legislative elections at a public forum at the Melbourne Law School (link is external). View video and summaries of that event here.

Election Update: The poll, and the next president

, ,

The University of Melbourne's Professor Tim Lindsey talks to the ABC's Phillip Adams (link is external) about the wash-up of last week's election, and why the charismatic favorite 'Jokowi' is still shaping up as the most likely next president after 9 July.

"Don't forget to choose number seven"

, ,
The Democratic Party's (Partai Demokrat, PD) pro-people programs, specifically its assistance for fishermen and education, are the focus of this campaign ad.

Ticking the box and turning the tide on 'golput' protest

, ,
The biggest surprise of the Indonesian poll was not, Ucu Martanto argues, the muted 'Jokowi' factor, but the large increase in voter turnout.

Campaign Policy: Golkar

, ,

Partai Golkar (link is external) has advocated for greater economic development this election season, writes Lily Farid

Money politics: Paying the price for campaign success

, ,
The Gerindra party's strong showing in last week's poll was largely bankrolled by Prabowo Subianto's family coffers. Thomas Reuter explores alternatives for funding future campaigns.

Human Rights and the Indonesian Elections

, ,

The focus on human rights in this years election campaign has shifted away from apologies for past abuses to the public seeking improvements to their quality of life writes Vannessa Hearman.  

Money politics: Paying the price for campaign success

, ,

The Gerindra party's strong showing in last week's poll was largely bankrolled by Prabowo Subianto's family coffers. Thomas Reuter explores alternatives for funding future campaigns. 

Event Recap: 'What Really Happened at the Indonesian polls'

, ,
On Monday April 14, a quartet of Australia's foremost Indonesian experts gave their views on the recent Indonesian legislative elections at a public forum at the Melbourne Law School (link is external). View video and summaries of that event here.

Election Update: The poll, and the next president

, ,

The University of Melbourne's Professor Tim Lindsey talks to the ABC's Phillip Adams (link is external) about the wash-up of last week's election, and why the charismatic favorite 'Jokowi' is still shaping up as the most likely next president after 9 July.

"Don't forget to choose number seven"

, ,
The Democratic Party's (Partai Demokrat, PD) pro-people programs, specifically its assistance for fishermen and education, are the focus of this campaign ad.

TALKING INDONESIA PODCASTSee all


We acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated.

Phone:13 MELB (13 6352) | International: +(61 3) 9035 5511
The University of Melbourne ABN:84 002 705 224
CRICOS Provider Code:00116K (visa information)