Indonesian Studies: News and Media

A comprehensive library guide for researchers and students of all aspects of Indonesian Studies

Online media



Television and radio

Other news sources

  • Indonesia Publications
    One of the most complete news sources for Indonesia. View current postings in any of the five 'apakabar' mailing lists or search any of the three 'apakabar' databases containing all postings from these lists. Use keywords of your choice in English or Indonesian.
  • Inside Indonesia
    Quarterly English language print magazine. The internet edition contains selected articles, provides an index to recent editions, a database of past articles, a news digest, and information on how to subscribe to the print version.

Newspaper holdings in print

Monash has very strong holdings of Indonesian newspapers in print and microfilm, including many historical newspapers. These are listed at 

Newspaper databases

The following databases provide searchable full-text of articles in English-language newspapers from Indonesia, including Jakarta Post.

The Sultan of Ternate Guard

Image courtesy of the Bridgeman Education database. B&W photo 1974.

Digitised newspapers

Historische Kranten

Historical Dutch newspapers digitised by the Royal Library, The Hague

NIOD Indonesian Newspaper Project

A collection of digitised Indonesian newspapers from the 1930s and 1940s