How to get to Australia … more than 50,000 years ago

Posted on 5 July, 2018

Over just the past few years, new archaeological findings have revealed the lives of early Aboriginal Australians in the Northern…


MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Facebook account manager Anastasia Pavlovic

Posted on 22 June, 2018

Welcome back to Spotlight on an AIYA Member! In this regular series, we talk to a different AIYA Member from…


Raising bilingual children in Indonesia: the strategies

Posted on 7 June, 2018

Many parents consider that raising their children to speak more than one language will give their offspring an edge over…


Submissions open for the ReelOzInd! Australia Indonesia Short Film Competition 2018

Posted on 13 April, 2018

Near neighbours should be friends not mysteries! Short films are a great way to share stories and build understanding. After…


Island-hopping study shows the most likely route the first people took to Australia

Posted on 9 April, 2018

The First Australians were among the world’s earliest great ocean explorers, undertaking a remarkable 2,000km maritime migration through Indonesia which…


Crocoppuccino Party: Q&A with winning ModCon artist Sandy Solihin

Posted on 4 April, 2018

A few months ago, Sandy Solihin, a freelance illustrator and artist, was announced as the winner of the ModCon 2017…


Career Champion of culture: AIA finalist Chenaniah ‘Ken’ Darma

Posted on 29 March, 2018

Chenaniah ‘Ken’ Darma was a finalist at the Australia Indonesia Association’s Australia Indonesia Awards in the Culture category. Find his responses…


Career Champion Snapshot: AIA Awards Food Winner Robert Chong

Posted on 19 March, 2018

Robert Chong is an expert in food exports and trade, and is the winner of the Australia Indonesia Awards 2018…


Interview with My Kitchen Rules winners and AIA finalists Tasia and Gracia Seger

Posted on 13 March, 2018

A few years ago, Melbourne’s Tasia and Gracia Seger won My Kitchen Rules. Now, they answer some quick-fire questions for…


Champion of Indonesian ethnomusicology Professor Margaret Kartomi (Feature)

Posted on 7 March, 2018

Margaret Kartomi is an ethnomusicologist, researcher and Professor of Music at Monash University. She is also a finalist in the…