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.
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.
Last week’s parlimentary election did not boost the hopes of those seeking reform in Indonesia, argues Dirk Tomsa. This is a summary of his presentation to the University of Melbourne forum “The Indonesian Election: What Really Happened”.
Joko Widodo is seen as the most committed to human rights of Indonesia’s potential leaders, but what priority the next Government will give to dealing with the nation’s dark history remains unclear, writes Katharine McGregor and Jemma Purdey.