Protests have erupted in Jakarta as Prime Minister Tony Abbott responds to Indonesia's call to explain the tapping of the president's phone.
Protesters have warned Australians would be targeted unless Indonesia receives an apology over the phone tapping scandal.
Australia has been accused of betraying Indonesia amid an outbreak in nationalist rhetoric in the wake of fresh spying allegations.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott is refusing to comment on allegations Australian spies targeted the mobile phone of Indonesia's president and his confidants.
Former federal Labor leader Mark Latham has urged Prime Minister Julia Gillard to adopt the Coalition’s policy of sending boats carrying asylum seekers back into Indonesian waters in order to address the severity of the people smuggling issue.