A series of major disasters throughout Indonesia in 2018 made sure the year left a mark in the nation’s collective memory. But to maintain a functioning health system in the face of a crisis, disaster response alone is not enough.
The annual Australia Indonesia Cinema Festival (FSAI) is back showcasing the best of Australian film to give Indonesian audiences insight into the diversity, sense of humor, excitement and curiosity of life in Australia. Read about what’s on offer here!
Member Spotlight – It’s time learn more about the lives of those behind AIYA. This week, meet AIYA Director of Operations, Clarice Campbell!
Mataram, Makassar, Bandung & Surabaya, 14 – 31 March – Festival Sinema Australia
Indonesia (#FSAI2019) is coming. Various genres of Australian and
Indonesian feature films will be screened. And for the first time, FSAI
2019 presents a selection of short films featured at Flickerfest,
Australia’s leading competitive short film festival. Tickets are gratis! Head to the
event page to purchase yours.
Sydney, Canberra & Melbourne, 26, 27, 28 March – The Lowy Institute is hosting, ‘Indonesia’s
elections: democracy on trial’ in Sydney, Canberra & Melbourne. Join eminent Indonesian
political expert Professor Dewi Fortuna Anwar, and Director of Lowy
Institute’s Southeast Asia Project Ben Bland, for a discussion on the
elections, the state of democracy in Indonesia, and the implications for
Indonesia’s international relations. Click on the relevant city for event
details and register your interest!
Adelaide, 26 March – Join AIYA SA for LX at Bedford Park from
2 – 21 – The Indonesian Student Association (PPIA) ACT are holding FREE
Angklung (traditional Indonesian instrument) and Jaipong (traditional
dance) classes at the Indonesian Embassy every Saturday from 9-11am (4
FREE classes in total). Registration has now been extended to AIYA
members. To register, contact one of the three names on the information
March 22 – Come along to Nusa Tenggara Association’s (NTA) 2019 “FUN-D” RAISING
DINNER” at 6:30 pm to help raise funds to tackle poverty and malnutrition
in the poor farming communities of eastern Indonesia. Guest speaker is
Prof Budy P. Resosudarmo. The dinner will also feature a silent auction,
raffle and entertainment. Tickets: $60 each, tables of 10 are very
welcome! Purchase your
(Victoria), 25 – 27 March – Abdi Karya’s motto is “Don’t think. Feel.” The performance artist,
theatre-maker and cultural manager from Makassar, Indonesia, has created a
truly tactile performance for the Castlemaine State Festival. Learn more
about Abdi Karya and purchase your ticket here.
March – AIBC NT and the Consul General are hosting a Business Breakfast
Meeting to discuss an update on the opportunities now Australia and
Indonesia have formally signed the IA-CEPA Agreement, together with an
update on the Arafura Games. Registration is essential. Please register
by 18 March.
TODAY–Language Exchange is on again from 7pm at Gelora Bung Karno
Stadium. See you there!
Melbourne, 13 March– Come to AIYA Vic’s LX every Wednesday at 6pm,
RMIT Building 80.
Perth, 18 March– Join AIYA WA at their ‘Politics,
Power and Predictions: The Road to the Indonesian Presidential Election’
event this Monday. Tickets are free but please register as seats are limited!
March – Back by popular demand, AIYA NSW and PPIA, University of Sydney is
hosting Malam Karier 2019 (Indonesian Careers Night 2019), Future
Thinking, Now at the University of Sydney from 6-9pm. Get your tickets
Sydney, 23 March – Spectacular Eastern
Indonesia highlights the vibrant dance and rich musical traditions from
the Eastern Region of Indonesia including the well-loved dance, the poco
poco. It also features West Papua dancers who are performing for the first
time in Australia. As well as award-winning musician, Yopi Latul. Tickets
are extremely limited so reserve yours today via Eventbrite.
Yogyakarta, 19 March – AIYA Yogya will host RRI Pro 2 Futsal
from 5 – 7pm every Tuesday. It is 15k for members and 20k for non-members.
Check out the video
and see how fun was the last futsal night was! #YukOlahraga!
AIYA National is seeking a new
Partnerships Officer! Read the position description here. To apply before midnight 18
March 2019, please send your current CV to Sam Shlansky (Director of
Partnerships and Memberships) at email@example.com along with a short cover letter
responding to the questions outlined in the position description.
Monash University (Caufield) is seeking a PAIR
Program Officer. PAIR
is the Australia-Indonesia Centre’s DFAT-funded collaborative research
program. For more information on the position and how to apply, click here. Applications close 25 March
Volunteers required! FBBI 2019 is the Festival Bahasa dan Budaya
Indonesia 2019 and aims to celebrate and share Indonesian language and
culture with high-school students across Victoria. The need volunteers to
present at the four workshops being held from March – May across
Warrnambool, Wodonga, Melbourne City or Clayton. To register your
interest, click here.
Saksara Research is currently seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified graduates to join its field research team in East Java (Surabaya based). Research Assistant positions are for a one month contract, with the possibility for an extension. Information about how to apply for this opportunity is available in the position description.
Nominations for the 2019 Australia Indonesia Awards are open until 31 March 2019. Name a hardworking person you know who is committed to building Australia Indonesia relations. Categories this year are, women’s sport, technology/training and arts & entertainment. Nominate someone here.
Applications for internships at the Australian Embassy Indonesia are now open. The Embassy welcome applications from Australian and Indonesian postgraduate students to undertake an internship for an 8 week period from 1 July to 23 August 2019. Applications close on Sunday 17 March 2019.
Applications for the Hamer Scholarships are now open! They offer Victorians the opportunity of a 5-6 month intensive in-market language study and cultural immersion in Indonesia, China, Japan or Korea with scholarships up to the value of $15,000. See how you can take your career/business to the next level with a Hamer Scholarship in Indonesia! Further information and program guidelines can be found here. Applications close 17 March 2019.
Are you a UniSyd undergraduate wanting to boost your resume and travel overseas? Apply now to the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre and receive a $3000 travel grant to spend two weeks on a field school in Indonesia, conducting research on issues related to disability and inclusion. Applications open until 18 March – apply now!
Australia Awards Scholarships for Master’s and PhD degrees have officially opened and close on 30 April 2019. If you dream about studying in Australia with a full scholarship, apply online here. Applicants must also complete an Additional Information for Online Application. If you have any questions regarding the applications, please contact the Australia Awards in Indonesia office via WhatsApp – +62 81289804911, Phone – +62 21 5277648 or email. For further information, please click here.
The City of Melbourne is calling on innovators, entrepreneurs, students and community members to take part in Open Innovation Competition 2019. Submissions open 7 March and close 18 April 2019. One of the major prizes includes a trip to the Bandung Institute of Technology. Follow the competition here.
Call for Volunteers at Indofest 2019, South Australia. The Australian-Indonesian Association of South Australia Inc. (AIASA) is looking for enthusiastic and committed volunteers to assist in the 2019 Indofest event on Sunday, 28 April 2019 at Victoria Square (South side). The committee will provide take-away lunch on the day, and a certificate of acknowledgment should you require one. If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out the expression of interest form here.
The Provincial Government of East Kalimantan has collaborated with Australia Awards in Indonesia, Mulawarman University, and the University of Adelaide to provide a Split-Site Master’s Scholarship Program for high school and vocational school English teachers in East Kalimantan, for the academic year of 2019-2021. For more information on the scholarship’s procedures, requirements, and timeline, click here. Applications close 17 May 2019.
English First (EF) Indonesia is looking for Australian teachers for teaching posts in Indonesia. EF Indonesia is also offering sponsorship for a Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) certificate valued at over $500 to successful candidates as well as full reimbursement for flights to/from Australia. If you would like to apply, please email firstname.lastname@example.org describing why you are applying for this role (100 words max) and attach your CV.