Encounter invites you to connect intellectually, emotionally and intuitively across a broad spectrum of topics. The program regularly reflects on the religious experience of multicultural Australia, giving access to voices and experiences that are not often heard in the mainstream media.
October 12th, 2013
Episode 7 of 69 episodes
For all the rhetoric about Australian Indonesian links, many Australians are embarrassingly ignorant about their largest near neighbour. Evidently thirty per cent of us think Bali is an independent country, and a majority believe that Indonesian law is based on Islamic law codes. So, on Encounter this week Margaret Coffey presents some 'need-to-know' Indonesia, with a particular emphasis on the realities of Islam in Indonesia.