BEIJING, June 2012 – Fairfax China correspondent John Garnaut responds to a question posed by Xinhua Senior Australian Correspondent Christian Edwards at Asialink’s first event in the Next Generation series.
Australia’s Ambassador to Indonesia Greg Moriarty puts forward his list of 10 things worth knowing about modern Indonesia. For instance, Indonesia’s middle class is larger than Australia’s entire population. Indonesia also has the world’s third largest Facebook userbase.
MELBOURNE, April 2012 – Social, mobile and locative media are collapsing into one and gaming is now the best mode for storytelling. Associate Professor Larissa Hjorth predicts the next developments for mobile media in Australia through an exploration of what’s happening to our north.
MELBOURNE, April 2012 – Is technology alleviating poverty, or widening gulfs in social mobility? Professor Jo Tacchi of Melbourne’s RMIT Unversity draws on her experiences in India, where mobile phone use is positively booming.
MELBOURNE, 12 December 2011 - This public forum brought together experts from government, academic and development circles to analyse Chinese and Australian aid strategies in the Asia-Pacific region. How do the Chinese and Australian approaches differ, and how are they perceived by recipient nations?
Mental health is a problem too big for any one country to solve alone. The Asia Pacific Community Mental Health Development Project was founded in 2005 and now encompasses 18 countries and hundreds of collaborating organisations. This video gives a brief introduction to the Project's foundation and reason for being.
MELBOURNE, 18 October 2011 – Natalie King, Director of Utopia – a roving visual arts project for the Asia Pacific region – speaks at the Intimate Publics forum as part of the Melbourne Festival. Also appearing in this video is Tan Boon Hui, part of the Utopia curatorium and Director of the Singapore Art Museum.
7 September 2011 - For governments right across the asia pacific mental illness is emerging as a critical health issue. In India , its a massive challenge with a huge gap between the number of people needing treatment and the capacity of the health system to deal with them. This video showcases the collaboration between Asialink’s Asia Australia Mental Health and the Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
MELBOURNE, 28 July, 2011 - In this video Asialink International Director Professor Anthony Milner gives his assessment of the ‘Asia’ history dimensions of Australia’s recently formulated National Curriculum.
MELBOURNE, 11 July 2011 – OZ Fest 2012 will project contemporary Australia to younger Indian audiences, as part of a push for great people-to-people links, says Australian High Commissioner to India, Mr Peter Varghese AO.