As Indonesia’s population ages, researchers are looking into better evidence-based policies for the elderly. Riska Dwi Astuti shares findings from an ‘elderly- and dementia-friendly community’ in Bali.

The bizarre arrest of Perth teenager Jamie Murphy in Bali last month prompted another round of tabloid reporting about Australians whose dream Bali holiday had turned into a nightmare. But Professor Tim Lindsey writes that the image of Bali as a dangerous “Yobbo Paradise” is inaccurate. In fact, of the more than one million Australians who travelled to Bali last year, only 60 had direct contact with police over issues or charges.