The film below is a fictional account of two brothers, Billo and Craig, on a Royal Australian Navy ship in World War Two.
When they go to war, men can do terrible things. (So we talk softly, if the world forces us to carry a big stick.)
Geoff Fox, Jakarta, 17/12/2018
Being a nation is all about what we share together.
Senseless death should make people pause and ponder.
Geoff Fox, Jakarta, 16 December, 2018
In Australia, modern stresses ruin lives.
But there is hope in Indonesia, where civilised humanity is embedded in ancient traditions that still stand strong.
Sundram is a self-made man. He worked his way up from unemployment in Kuala Lumpur to become a professor of medicine in Australia. He never forgets God. Neither does Indonesia. A lesson for Australia. This footage was recorded on Hari Pahlawan 2018 in Carrum Downs and is published the same weekend on Remembrance Day.
Ketuhanan Yang Maha Esa is expressed in different ways around the world but it is still Ketuhanan Yang Maha Esa.
Air Kaca was General Douglas MacArthur’s waterhole in WW2 in Morotai, the last base on his way back to the Phillipines to honor his iconic “I shall return” promise. It is a matter of great pride to me that the indigenous owner of this land, Mr Syukur Kuseke, has placed my father’s image at the centre of this historic site. Lest We Forget all those who served so that humanity could be free.