Australia-Indonesia Institute Annual Report
Mission statementChairman's statementBoard membershipMajor activitiesMedia programYouth and sportArtsProfessionsIndonesian languageAustralian cultureCivil Society ProgramAdmin overviewAppendix AAppendix B  


To further develop relations between Australia and Indonesia by the promotion in Australia of a greater understanding of Indonesia and by the promotion in Indonesia of a greater understanding of Australia, as well as the enlargement over the longer term of the areas of contact and exchange between Australia and Indonesia and their respective peoples.


  • To contribute to a more broadly based and enduring relationship between Australia and Indonesia by increasing people-to-people contacts and institutional links
  • To portray Australia as culturally diverse, educationally, scientifically and technologically advanced and economically enterprising
  • To increase understanding of and to improve access for Australians to the cultural diversity of Indonesian society and the opportunities offered by its developing economy.


  • To create within Australia a wider range of people with knowledge about Indonesia, especially current and future opinion makers
  • To create in Indonesia a nucleus of people with expertise in Australian affairs, specially current and future opinion leaders
  • To promote in each country increased exposure to the other through media, educational, cultural, sporting, professional and business activities.

Board members

Board members at the 34th meeting in Canberra, 17 August 1999.
Left to right: Mr Harold Clough AO, OBE; Associate Professor Timothy Lindsey, Dr Colin Adam, Ms Karin Puels, Mr Geoff Forrester, Associate Professor Russell Trood, Ms Georgina Carnegie.
Seated: Ms Kaye Schofield, Mr John Reid AO, Chairman, Mr Paul Kelly.

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