Presiden Jokowi: Inauguration Day As It Happened

Posted on 21 October, 2014

Indonesia welcomed its seventh President to Istana Merdeka yesterday, on an inauguration day that was part ceremony, part street party, and…


In their own words: Young Indonesians on the presidential election

Posted on 21 May, 2014

On 9 July 2014, Indonesia will vote at its third direct presidential election, and the country’s youth will have a…


Q&A with Elisabeth Kramer, University of Sydney PhD Student

Posted on 19 May, 2014

Elisabeth Kramer is a PhD student at the University of Sydney and a Teaching Fellow with the Department of Indonesian…


“Suara lo ngaruh!”: AyoVote mengajak pemuda berpartisipasi politik

Posted on 5 May, 2014

Ayo Vote adalah salah satu organisasi baru yang berperan untuk mendorong pemuda ikut dalam pemilihan umum dengan cerdas. AIYA mewancarai…


Video: Talking about Pemilu 2014

Posted on 18 April, 2014

What are Indonesia’s young people saying about this year’s election campaign? AIYA contributor Jaime Berrill spoke to some young Indonesians…


2014 Pemilu Preview: The Full Collection

Posted on 16 April, 2014

Earlier this month, AIYA’s New South Wales chapter hosted an election preview event, with “politicians” from six of the major…


Election day: Indonesia mencoblos

Posted on 10 April, 2014

Indonesia headed to the polls yesterday, electing candidates for national and local government, including members of the Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat,…


Event wrap-up: AIYA NSW’s Pemilu 2014

Posted on 7 April, 2014

As far as political debates go, AIYA NSW’s 2014 Indonesian Election Preview on Thursday 3rd April was pretty spectacular to…


I tweet and I vote: Indonesia’s 2014 elections and social media

Posted on 24 March, 2014

It’s no secret that social media is becoming an important tool for spreading information in Indonesia. But what role will…


Democracy is still a risky business

Posted on 18 March, 2014

The winds of change that swept through the Arab world in 2012 heralded a democratic revolution, the so-called Arab Spring,…