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Australia Indonesia Institute Annual Report 2002-03

ADMINISTRATIVE OVERVIEW

Establishment

The Australia-Indonesia Institute (AII) was established on 27 April 1989 under an Order-in-Council. It reports to the Minister for Foreign Affairs.

Annual Report

The Institute reports to the Minister for Foreign Affairs. Although not formally required to do so, the Institute submits an annual report on its activities to the Minister and to the Australian Parliament.

Membership

Article 2(1) of the Order-in-Council establishing the Institute provides for the membership of a Chairperson, and not less than four and not more than 12 other members. On 30 June 2003, the Institute consisted of a Chairperson and nine other Members. Members are appointed by the Governor-General on the recommendation of the Minister for Foreign Affairs.

Meetings

The Board of the Australia-Indonesia Institute met on three occasions during 2002-2003:
44th meeting: Melbourne, 19 November 2002
45th meeting: Adelaide, 27 February 2003
46th meeting: Denpasar, 21 March 2003

Remuneration

Members receive a sitting fee in line with the rate set by the Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973, as amended, for the part-time members of non-statutory bodies. Members are also entitled to reimbursement for travel and accommodation expenses incurred while on business as a member of the Institute.

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