One candidate accuses the Australian Government of “phobia”, the other of a “lack of trust”. As Avery Poole explains, the signals for Australia-Indonesia relations are not good, regardless of who wins on 9 July.
Joko Widodo is seen as the most committed to human rights of Indonesia’s potential leaders, but what priority the next Government will give to dealing with the nation's dark history remains unclear, writes Katharine McGregor and Jemma Purdey.
Many influential Indonesians perceive Australia as arrogant. Overcoming this is an immediate challenge, and reminds us much depends on how Australia handles bilateral relations under a new president, saysDave McRae. Image: Getty