Today I announce the recipients of four additional grants funded by the Australia-Indonesia Institute 2017-18 grants program.

The Australia-Indonesia Institute grants program strengthens links between Australia and Indonesia by supporting activities that promote mutual understanding and stronger relations.  These four grants fund innovative projects and initiatives that deepen Australia’s relationship with Indonesia through education, research, the arts and young people.

The four successful projects are:        

  • Charles Darwin University will work with Indonesian partners to integrate digital technology into professional development programs for teachers in Indonesia;
  • The establishment of a partnership between the University of Sydney and the Indonesian Ministry of Finance to develop the Australia-Indonesia Virtual Lab - an innovative platform to connect Australian and Indonesian researchers;
  • Connecting East Arnhem Land and Indonesia through a series of performing arts workshops operated by Suara Indonesia Dance  in Yirrkala in the Northern Territory; and
  • An innovative UniBRIDGE project will bring together Australian and Indonesian university students for real-time language and cultural exchanges online.

Funding for the four projects is valued at $93,000 in total. These grants are in addition to the 11 Australia-Indonesia Institute grants announced in October 2017

For information on Australia-Indonesia Institute grants and the work of the Institute, visit the Australia-Indonesia Institute webpage

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