The latest news about the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre.
18 June, 2014
Stories of domestic worker Erwiana Sulistyaningsih made headlines when she spoke out against her employer's abhorrent abuse while working in Hong Kong. Gruesome cuts and burns on her body were so bad that she was unable to walk when she returned to Jakarta.
16 May, 2014
The Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Julie Bishop MP, today met the first tranche of University of Sydney students who will be travelling to Singapore under the Australian Government's New Colombo Plan.
17 April, 2014
As Thailand remains locked in a political battle between red and yellow shirts, sometimes seen as a divide between Bangkok and the provinces, leading Thai and international researchers will meet in Australia to discuss the development and decay of Thailand's party politics and how politicians may be able to break through this impasse.
2014 news releases
- Sydney scientists work on Plan Bee in Southeast Asia (20 March)
- University of Sydney students Singapore bound under new Colombo Plan (13 February)
- Abbott's vision for Australia's relationship with Indonesia (06 February)
- Squandering our diplomatic savings (24 January)
2013 news releases
- Honouring Daw Aung San Suu Kyi (28 November)
- Presentation of Honorary Doctorate to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi (27 November)
- The new reality of Australia-Indonesia relations (26 November)
- Bob Carr navigates Australia's relationship with China and the US on issues in Southeast Asia (25 November)
- Prime Minister launches Australia-Indonesia Centre (13 November)
- University of Sydney proud to honour Aung San Suu Kyi (05 November)
- Australia's best export market may be right on its doorstep: ASEAN (30 October)
- Professorial Fellowship for Senator Bob Carr (23 October)
- Postcard from Timor Leste (17 October)
- Experts discuss progress towards ASEAN goals (11 October)
- The politics of brinksmanship: Abbott heads to Indonesia (30 September)
- Reverse Colombo needs cash to match Asia ambitions - Groundwork must be done for the plan to succeed (18 September)