CAUSINDY Update

“Are [Australia and Indonesia] just taking this relationship for granted? Is it important? Or is it just two neighbours being polite?”—Former NT Chief Minister @TerryKMills at CAUSINDY yesterday

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The first Indonesia-based CAUSINDY conference has entered its third day in Jakarta, with speakers and delegates sharing experiences and ideas about the past, present and future of the Australia-Indonesia relationship.

On Sunday, delegates were welcomed to Jakarta with a tour of cultural and historical sites, before gathering at the SCTV television studios for a panel discussion on Portrayals in the media.

Delegates and speakers then had the privilege of being welcomed by Ambassador Greg Moriarty at a function at his residence:

Check out our live blog of day one of CAUSINDY for a recap of the day’s conversation.

Day Two began with CAUSINDY’s Election Debrief, where top observers fleshed out the post-election political context in which the two countries will be building ties.

Yesterday afternoon delegates joined former Northern Territory Chief Minister and NT Commissioner to Indonesia and ASEAN Terry Mills, and Prodita Sabarini, the Jakarta editor of The Conversation, for a panel on Transforming the Relationship.

Catch up on yesterday’s conversation at the Day Two live blog.

As always, you can keep up with the conversation and join in on twitter by following @Causindy and using the hashtag #causindy.

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