The hope promised by the incumbent president five years ago has subsided, and the nation’s darker undercurrents of intolerance have bubbled to the surface.
Good morning, early birds. Millions of euros have already been pledged in the wake of yesterday's Notre Dame cathedral fire, and the Coalition's Climate Solutions Fund reportedly has "integrity issues". It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Scott Morrison's visit to Jakarta was hailed as a success, but time will tell if Indonesia will entertain a full alliance with Australia.
Yes, Joko Widodo's decree against hardline Islamic groups is about stamping out terror-linked organisations. But it's also about saving his own political arse.
General Gatot Nurmantyo has long been suspicious of outside actors and has not trusted Australia since its UN-sanctioned intervention in East Timor in 1999.
Turnbull practises selfie diplomacy ... no one likes transparency ... show us KRudd ...
To repair our relationship with Indonesia, Turnbull must overcome the collective memory of past troubles. Crikey intern Mark Kearney reports.
Indonesia has a track record of affording clemency to its own citizens charged with drug offences, but foreigners are unlikely to get a reprieve, writes policy analyst Sarah Gill.