In this video introduction to the latest Asialink Essay, Professor Tim Lindsey, Director of the Asian Law Centre at The University of Melbourne, argues that Australia needs to do more to support a tolerant and secular Indonesia, particularly through aid to schools.
Midori Mitamura is not just artist in residence at Monash’s MUMA gallery – she is also host of a weekly breakfast for exhibition attendees and passersby. Asialink facilitated Midori’s visit to Melbourne and in this short video report we put you at the head of the table for a chat with the acclaimed artist.
MELBOURNE, 18 April 2011 - Rowan Callick, Asia Pacific Editor of The Australian, describes the difficulty of ‘selling’ Asia-related stories to his editors, in a discussion with Asialink Media Director Jenny Conley, as part of the Asialink Leaders Program.
MELBOURNE, 12 April 2011 – In this video Dr Claire Maree gives a personal account of her connection to Japan immediately following the recent earthquake, at a public forum hosted by Asialink – Asia Society and the Asia Institute.
MELBOURNE, 29 March 2011 – Dr Geoff Raby, Australian Ambassador to China since 2007 speaks on a range of topics, following his address for Asialink – Asia Society AustralAsia Centre and the Australia China Business Council.
MELBOURNE, 21 February 2011 – Former Australian Foreign Minister and International Crisis Group President Professor Gareth Evans has lamented the state of Australia’s relationship with Indonesia, in his keynote speech at the 2011 Asialink-Asia Society AustralAsia Chairman’s Welcome.
6 March, 2011 - Asialink Arts Program Founding Director Alison Carroll features in this report on contemporary Indonesian art by Art Nation, which aired nationally on the ABC. "It's very performative, its very political, its very feisty, its very funny, its very sexy, but its very human and personal", she says.
SYDNEY - 5 August 2010 - Mark Scott, Managing Director of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation has highlighted that public broadcasting is the most efficient and effective way of presenting Australia's culture and institutions across the region.
SYDNEY - 5 August 2010 - Full video of Mark Scott, Managing Director of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, who discusses public broadcasting and its role in the promotion of soft power.
MELBOURNE - 27 July 2010 - Dimity Fifer, CEO of Australian Volunteers International, tells Asialink about some experiences of Australian volunteers across Asia.