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Website Launch: Forty Delicious Years

After the much anticipated launch of Forty Delicious Years, Murni has introduced a website to ease your curiosity and celebrate the success of this beautiful publication. Forty Delicious Years is the story of Bali’s most enduring culinary landmark – Murni’s Warung […]

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Australia and Indonesia become closer neighbors

Rob Goodfellow, Wollongong, New South Wales. The author and social commentator Mark Twain once said: “The best things in life are the nearest”. The writer could have easily been talking about the organizational philosophy that inspires members of the Australia-Indonesia […]

Questions about Corby

Rob Goodfellow, Melbourne. Why have so many people taken up Schapelle Corby’s cause with passion and conviction? Why it is that everyone has “an opinion”. Is it the heart-breaking spectacle of a distraught young woman facing an uncertain future […]

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Tsunami moves geopolitical ground too

Rob Goodfellow, New South Wales. An unexpected consequence of the Aceh Tsunami Disaster has been a movement in the geopolitical ground. Behind the scenes the “tectonic plates” of regional power are shifting. The first movement is from the north. It […]

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Can Australia ever be part of Asia?

Opinion and Editorial – October 30, 2003   Singaporean Prime Minister Goh’s recent comments that Australia cannot be considered “part of Asia” until its Asian population reaches 51 percent should be questioned. What is an Asian? How culturally homogeneous […]

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‘Tracking Cloth’ a success

I am writing to publicly thank the many people who made the June to September 2002 “Tracking Cloth” exhibition a great success. This wonderfully creative exhibition of textile and fiber art, which toured the Indonesian cities of Denpasar, Yogyakarta and […]