Allens is one of Australia’s top law firms and offers one of the most comprehensive legal networks in Australia and Asia. In Indonesia, Allens has been active for more than 20 years. They are associated with the Indonesian law firm Widyawan & Partners, which specialises in natural resources (particularly oil and gas), infrastructure, banking and project finance, M&A and foreign direct and indirect investment. Their goal is to provide clients with workable solutions that take full account of local law and practice, and they can effectively communicate these solutions in 12 Asian languages, including Indonesian.
The Australia-Indonesia Institute (AII) was established by the Australian Government in 1989 to contribute to a more broadly based and enduring relationship between Australia and Indonesia and to project positive images of Australia and Indonesia in each other’s country. The AII supports initiatives that strengthen people-to-people links and encourage deeper mutual understanding and cooperation between both countries.
The Australia-Indonesia Centre brings together leading research institutions, business and government in both nations to build stronger relationships and cultural understanding, and to create lasting impact from collaborative research. The AIC is driving growth in the relationship by creating a multi-stakeholder network between Australia and Indonesia that generates research excellence and high-impact relationships for the mutual benefit of both nations.
La Trobe has a long history of expertise in Asia. It is one of two universities in Australia that teach the major Asian languages: Indonesian, Japanese, Chinese and Hindi, and from its foundation has developed strong links with universities across the region. Graduates of La Trobe University include many students whom have learnt Indonesian as a second language at university, as well as a vast number of Indonesian international students, whom have gone of to achieve great things in the Australia-Indonesia space.
Monash is a member of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight universities, recognised for excellence in teaching, learning, research and graduate outcomes. Monash University has been teaching Indonesian for over half a century and is constantly exploring new and innovative approaches to engage students with Australia’s biggest neighbour. Through the use of online materials, one of Australia’s biggest Indonesian library connections, and links to music, translation, film, and international studies, students are offered a broad range of opportunities to develop an understanding of Indonesia and the wider world of Southeast Asia.
The Victorian Government is committed to ensuring that all young Victorians have access to high quality languages education. The teaching and learning of languages in Victorian schools is not an optional extra for students – it is essential. The Victorian Government wants all students to be given the opportunity to learn a language and to achieve proficiency in that language. This enables all Victorian children and young people to effectively participate in an increasingly globalised world and economy at the local, national and international level, where the ability to communicate in and across a range of languages and cultures is critical.
The Victorian Multicultural Commission (VMC) VMC is the voice of Victoria’s culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities and is the main link between them and the government. The unique multicultural society in Victoria remains one of the state’s greatest assets and strengths. The VMC aims to promote full participation by Victoria’s diverse communities in the social, cultural, economic and political life of Victoria and unity, understanding, mutual respect and harmony among Victoria’s diverse communities.
Deakin University has an excellent reputation; it is now in the top 3% of the world’s universities. Their staff have many years of combined industry experience and are leaders in their fields, including Indonesian. One of the highlights of studying Indonesian at Deakin is the in-country study program, which enriches and accelerates students’ understanding of Indonesian language, culture, history and politics.
RMIT is a global university with strong connections to Indonesia through our students, alumni, research collaborations and industry connections. We’re proud to be able to offer Indonesians a choice as to where they can gain an RMIT award whether that’s online, on one of our Melbourne campuses or in Jakarta, where students can study for their RMIT undergraduate business award with our partner UPH University.
The Australian Consortium for ‘In-Country’ Indonesian Studies is an innovative, non-profit, national educational consortium that was established in 1994 to overcome the substantial academic, bureaucratic, and immigration impediments that had prevented Australian students from undertaking credited semester study at Indonesian universities. Today ACICIS runs the Study Indonesia Program (SIP) which consists of a variety of study options in Indonesia and is also open to non-Australians and private individuals.