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Welcome to Indonesia Australia Business Council.

Indonesia Australia Business Council (IABC) or Indonesia-Australia Business Council is a bilateral business organization that was founded in 1989 and is the result of a combination / merger of the Indonesian Employers Cooperation Council of Australia (DKSPIA) with the Australian Chamber of Commerce (AustCham) in Indonesia, where both organizations have been established in Indonesia for 15 years before merging.

IABC affiliated with the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and act as a Committee of Bilateral Australia - Kadin Indonesia. IABC also work closely with counterparts based in Australia that Australia Indonesia Business Council (AIBC).

IABC is a non-profit organization and headquartered in Jakarta. IABC has two branches that branch based in Semarang, Central Java and East Java branch based in Surabaya. IABC membership is open to all companies and individuals with an interest in business and investment relations between Indonesia and Australia. IABC members in Jakarta, currently amounts to approximately 300 companies and individuals. While in each branch of about 50 members. Central Board of IABC (IABC Executive Board) is the highest IABC leaders and elected by members every two years. IABC Secretariat is managed by a professional staff consisting of an Executive Director supported by several other staff.

IABC AGM & Elections 2014

Dear IABC Members

Notice is hereby given for the IABC AGM & Elections 2014, which will be held at 12.00 noon on Wednesday, 5 November 2014. Nomination for IABC President and IABC Executive Board Members are now open and The IABC AGM & Elections 2014 Commitee invites eligible members to submit their nominations. Please find the Nomination Form for your use. Please also note that nominations close at 6.00 p.m. on Wednesday, 22 October 2014.

If you further information regarding the AGM & Elections in general or about nominations in particular, please feel free to contact Vic Halim at the IABC Secretariat. Thank you and we look forward to seeing yout active participation in the elections process.

With kind regards

IABC AGM & Elections 2014 Commitee

  • Chairman - Moetaryanto AO (IABC Advisor, Petrolog Indah Group)
  • Member - Kym Hewett (IABC Advisor, Austrade Jakarta, Australian Embassy)
  • Member - Joaquin Gil (IABC Advisor, Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia)
  • Ex-Officio - Vic Halim (IABC Executive Director)

Please Click Here for Nomination Forms.
Nominations close at 6.00 p.m. on Wednesday, 22 October 2014.

"The Complementary Partnership: The importance od Indonesia & Australia achieving sustainable growth in The Asian Century."

3 - 5 December 2014 


Very Early Bird (by Oct 30, 2014): $300 members, $450 non-members
Early Bird (by Nov 13, 2014): $350 members, $500 non-members
Full fee (Nov 14 till Dec 1, 2014): $400 members, $600 non-members

For more information and registration please visit AIBC Website.

The AIBC has pleasure in inviting you to the National Biennial Conference of 3-5 December, 2014.

The theme of the conference is "The Complementary Partnership: The importance of Indonesia & Australia achieving sustainable growth in The Asian Century."

The conference has received funding from Austrade as part of the Asian Business Engagement Plan.

Topics covered will include:

  • Indonesia Today, Indonesia Tomorrow
  • Indonesia: The State of the Nation’
  • Releasing Indonesia’s Potential’:
    What the numbers tell us about Indonesia’s prospects, What are the problems, the opportunities?
  • Changes We Can Expect In The Jokowi Era’:
    Beyond the campaign, what is the new cabinet saying? What are the most important priorities of the new cabinet? What are the barriers to achieving those goals? What will ‘decentralisation’ really mean?
  • Why Indonesia & Australia Must Work Harder’:
    Implications of the change in leadership in Indonesia, of the G20, AEC & the East Asia Summit (EAS), The importance of business in the geopolitical relationship between Indonesia & Australia, within the Asia Pacific Region & Globally.
  • Democracy, Religion & The Free Press’:
    How are the two neighbours evolving socially, politically? How do we see each other evolving socially, politically?
  • Veterans & Start-ups: SMEs’:
    Presentations by four entrepreneurs: What was easy, what was hard? What are the key lessons learnt?
  • Veterans & Start-ups: Big Corporates’:
    What was easy, what was hard? What are the key lessons learnt?
  • Doing Business in Indonesia: Relationships V Rights’:
    Experiences of Big Corporates, SMEs, Suggestions and tips
  • Major Opportunities for Australia in Indonesia & Vice Versa’
  • Over The Horizon: The Two Neighbours Ten Years From Now’:
    Changing demographics - the rise of consumerism, Achieving sustainable growth through Capacity Building/CSR, The impact of readily available Air travel & New Media

For updated conference Program, please Click Here

For a sponsorship packclick here

We look forward to your attendance. For more information, please call Clancy O'Donnell on 1800 902 878 or email


  • Special Airfares from Garuda Indonesia for IABC Members attending the AIBC Conference
    Jakarta/Denpasar – Melbourne v.v. and travel period: 1 – 10 December 2014
    Economy Class: USD 400++      Business Class: USD 2,400++ 
    (++ is fuel surcharge and Australian Government Tax and is approximately USD 285 to be added to the above basic fares and is subject to change without notice)

    Special fares from Semarang, Yogyakarta and Surabaya are also available. Booking must be made through IABC Secretariat. Issuance of ticket must be done individually at the Garuda Indonesia Sales Office at the Senayan City, Jakarta.
  • Visa – The IABC can facilitate the application of Australian business visa for members to attend this Conference. Please contact the IABC Secretariat for more information. Applications must lodged with the IABC by 1 November 2014.
Current Events
IABC Members Gathering :
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Venue: Oakwood Premier Cozmo
Time: 6.30 - 09.00 p.m. 

Sponsored by:
- Leighton Contractors Indonesia 
- Jababeka

- Oakwood Premier Cozmo

Click here to RSVP

Schedule IABC Members Gathering 2014:
  • 26 February
  • 26 March
  • 23 April
  • 21 May
  • 19 June
  • 16 July
  • 13 August
  • 24 September
  • 29 October
  • 19 November
  • 10 December

IABC President's Golf Day 2014:
  • 13 February
  • 3 April
  • 5 June
  • 7 August
  • 2 October
  • 4 December

at  Jababeka Golf & Country Club
Sponsored by : 
Jababeka & Jababeka Golf & Country Club

IABC Branches:
IABC Bali Branch
Members Gathering

Friday, September 19th 2014
at Segara Village Beach Club
Jl. Segara Ayu Sanur Denpasar Bali
Time: from 6 to 8 p.m.
Guest Speaker: John Corbett 
Managing Director of People Solutions

Sponsor :
  • Hatten wines
  • Segara Village Hotel

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