The Australia Indonesia Business Council has launched an extraordinary attack on Australia's decision to impose tariffs on cheap paper imported from Indonesia, warning its impact would be "potentially lethal" for free trade negotiations.
Jewel Topsfield is Fairfax's Indonesia correspondent. She is an award-winning journalist who has been with Fairfax Media for 10 years. Most recently, she was education editor at The Age for five years. Prior to that she was the launch deputy editor of the National Times, Fairfax’s online opinion site. She also spent three years in the Canberra Press Gallery covering immigration, education, the environment and water.
The Indonesian government has launched a $US2 billion ($2.6 billion) lawsuit against the company responsible for the worst oil spill in the history of Australia's offshore petroleum industry.
Indonesia has lashed out at Australia's "unfair" decision to impose a tariff on cheap paper from Indonesia, warning it will affect free-trade talks between the two countries
The Vice-President of Indonesia has signalled he prevented his US counterpart from discussing the contract row that has crippled operations at Grasberg - the world's second largest copper mine - by telling him "the affair is finished".
Federal government will impose duties on paper exported from four countries including China and Indonesia.
Jason Chang's enthusiasm for doing business in Indonesia is as clear as it is unusual.
Indonesian authorities say they grounded Tigerair Australia because the budget airline was selling tickets on flights using aircraft owned and piloted by its parent company Virgin Australia, in breach of the rules of its licence.
Australian Trade Minister Steven Ciobo has rejected assertions that the Trans-Pacific Partnership has collapsed, saying the incoming Trump administration needed more time to consider the pros and cons of the giant regional trade deal.
One of Indonesia's most senior ministers has called on Australia to help find a solution to the 2009 Montara oil spill which caused lasting negative impacts in one of the country's poorest provinces.
A group of Australian firms is exploring major projects near Jakarta's international airport in a partnership that is potentially worth billions.