This chapter provides an excellent background overview of Indonesia and Australia’s links with the country. This is essential for all units in Years 6–10 and especially the Year 6 unit A diverse and connected world. Begin with the photograph activity, “We live in a diverse world” and the DVD activity worksheet to generate curiosity and student enquiry.


  • We live in a diverse world
  • Australia–Indonesia links
  • Indonesia – a country profile
  • Indonesia map
  • Australian aid and development
  • Reflections and thinking hats

Download: Chapter 1 - We live in a diverse world: Indonesia.pdf

Indonesia - without audio (4.01)

Indonesia - with audio (4.04)

Australia's Engagement with Asia: Indonesia homepage