Volunteer with AIYA – National Web and IT Officer

AIYA is currently seeking expressions of interest for a Web and IT Officer. The role requires a voluntary commitment of approximately 5 hours per week.

The Web and IT Officer oversees and maintains the AIYA National website and IT systems (include email and database management). This person in this role will primarily work closely with the Director of Communications and other officers in the AIYA National Communications team. This role will also involve overseeing the redesign of the AIYA website. Key responsibilities include:

Executing a redesign of the current AIYA website

  • Maintaining the AIYA website
  • Managing AIYA email administration
  • Maintaining the online membership process
  • Supporting other members of the AIYA team with their technology needs
  • Supporting AIYA initiatives including NAILA
  • Liaising with AIYA chapters to assist with video editing for post-event content to upload onto YouTube (desirable only)
  • Scouting job opportunities relating to Indonesia/Australia to post on the website

Necessary skills for this position are:

  • Experience with WordPress, and ideally a background in web design including HTML and CSS
  • Some familiarity with collaboration and productivity tools such as Zapier, Wufoo, Google Drive and Basecamp
  • Ability to handle day to day cPanel web server and WordPress maintenance
  • Experience managing website development projects
  • Familiarity with email marketing tools such as MailChimp would be beneficial
  • A background with marketing and analytics tools such as Google Analytics would be highly valued
  • Access to video editing software such as Final Cut or Adobe Premiere and experience with basic video editing is desirable but not crucial
  • A demonstrated interest in the Australia-Indonesia bilateral relationship

To apply, please email a copy of your CV and a cover letter of no more than 250 words addressing the selection criteria for the role to communications@aiya.org.au.

Applications for the positions close on 20 May 2017.

Opportunity to attend 2017 International Maritime Youth Program (IMYP) in Makassar, Indonesia

The West Sulawesi University invites students of university and young people with age 17-30 years for International Maritime Youth Program on “Learning, Exploring and Sharing as well as Caring on the Maritime” which will take place on July, 24-30, 2017 in Majene, West Sulawesi, Indonesia. Around 40 participants will gather to learn, explore, share, and discuss diverse topics related to maritime, get to know various perspectives and see matters a bit differently. The International Forum will be organised by West Sulawesi University and Local Government of West Sulawesi as well as Regency of Majene and Polman.


  • Meet a diverse range of young students from different countries
  • Know challenging topics related to maritime from experts
  •  Enjoy the traditional culture of Mandarnese
  • Involve in Seminar and Conference
  • Discover West Sulawesi by visiting historical places and maritime site in Majene and Polman Regency, West Sulawesi and feel the spirit of the local land
  • Enjoy some of the programs and varieties of fantastic and unique events that are being organised for you

This is a free program. Airfare will need to be covered by the participant at their own expense. All international and local participants arriving at the Sultan Hasanuddin Airport, Makassar on July 23, 2017 will be met by the Organising Committee and transferred to the Majene.

To apply, please fill in the application form here and send it to this email imypwsu@gmail.com using the title format: IMYP APPLICATION FORM_2017_NAME OF APPLICANT

Applications close on 20th May 2017. 

Research Coordinator (Australia-Indonesia Centre) at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia

The Australia Indonesia Centre is currently seeking a Research Coordinator to support the overall research program outcomes of the centre. Based at Monash University, the centre is a prestigious grouping of Australian and Indonesian research institutions, which brings together influential leaders in government, industry and academia to develop and deliver high impact research in key areas of shared national interest.

As the Research Coordinator, you will be responsible for providing expert research administration and oversight in relation to the management of the research-related activities for the centre. You will collect information from a range of research teams then refine and streamline this raw information before providing key reports to third parties.

Further information about the position can be read here in the Job Description.

To be successful in this role you will have excellent demonstrated skills in high level reporting across a wide range of disparate projects. Your ability to be across a wide range of information will be supported by your skills in collating and analysing information. This position also calls for high level interpersonal skills, with the role maintaining local and long distance two-way working relationships with researchers and key stakeholders.

You will ideally have a degree in a relevant field with substantial subsequent relevant experience.

The ability to speak Indonesian would be an advantage in this role.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

To apply, please fill in the job application here.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to “How to apply for Monash Jobs“.

Applications close on 8th May, 2017. 

Consular & Passport/Administration Assistant at the Australian Consulate General Office in Makassar, Indonesia

The Australian Consulate-General Makassar is seeking a Consular & Passport/Administration Assistant to deliver services to Australian citizens in Eastern Indonesia. The occupant of this position is responsible for providing consular and passports services to Australian citizens and permanent residents overseas. The ideal candidate should be a good networker, be able to build productive working relationships with Australian citizens and Indonesian government officials and possesses the required qualifications and skills. This position may involve some domestic travel, often at short notice.

• Provide a range of consular services advising and assisting Australian citizens
• Provide a range of passport services, including client interviews to Australian citizens in
accordance with the Australian Passports Act
• Respond to consular and passport enquiries from the general public in person, by
telephone and by email
• Provide timely advice and reporting on consular and passport cases, including the drafting
of correspondence
• Provide a range of notarial acts and services
• Assist with post’s accounts payables process by liaising with suppliers, preparing accounts
for payments and obtaining relevant spending approvals in accordance with financial

• Demonstrated knowledge or experience in consular and passport services
• High-level written and oral communication skills and an ability to translate and interpret
between English and Indonesian
• Strong client liaison skills
• Basic finance skills
• Strong capacity to exercise discretion and judgement
• Ability to prioritise and meet tight deadlines
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office software applications

For more information, please refer to the Job Description.

How to apply:
To apply, please submit an application directed to Tanya Mahindria, Recruitment Officer, jakartajobapplications@dfat.gov.au with subject: Makassar – Consular & Passport. As part of your application you will need to provide:
• A Curriculum Vitae of no more than two pages including two referees.
• A 1-2-page essay of no more than 1,000 words telling us how your skills, experience and
qualifications makes you the best candidate for this opportunity

Applications close by no later than Thursday, 27 April 2017.

Volunteer for Conference of Australian and Indonesian Youth (CAUSINDY)

Calling for passionate young Australian and Indonesian professionals!

Are you looking for a interesting and rewarding way to build closer relations between Australia and Indonesia?

CAUSINDY is looking for ambitious young leaders to join the team as a volunteers. The team is made up of young professionals that work in management consulting, defence, technology, law and journalism. Causindy is looking for:

  • Program Officer
  • Logistics Officer
  • Recruitment Officer

Email join@causindy.org for more details if you’re interested.

To find out more about CAUSINDY check out this video:


AIYA-Asialink Business 2017 Internship Program – Apply Now!

Every year, Asialink Business’ Sydney office offers a fantastic voluntary internship opportunity to the AIYA network. For further details about the internship’s responsibilities and selection criteria, please see the position description.

Location: Asialink Business (Sydney), Level 21, 56 Pitt St, Sydney
Attendance: One day per week (Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday) commencing week 1 May 2017.
Hours:9.30am to 5pm, with option to attend occaisonal events outside those hours.
Reporting to: Asialink Business Manager of Partnerships and Development

Asialink Business was founded in 2013 with a mandate from the Federal Government to develop Asia capabilities within the Australian workforce. Its capability development programs, research products and advocacy initiatives allow businesses to develop essential knowledge of Asian markets, business environments, cultures and political landscapes to engage more effectively with Asia. For over 25 years the Asialink Group has been Australia’s leading centre for building Asia capability, public understanding of Asia, and appreciation of Australia’s role in the Asian region.
An Asialink Business internship is an opportunity to be involved with this leading organisation, and to expand the knowledge of issues across government, arts, education and business. It is also a valuable opportunity to develop Asia-Australia contacts and capabilities.

How to apply

To apply for the voluntary internship and make an important contribution to Australia’s engagement with Asia, please email your resume and a cover letter to nsw.president@aiya.org.au.

AIYA will review the applications and determine a shortlist of candidates. Asialink Business will select an intern after interviewing the shortlisted candidates.

In your cover letter (no more than one page), please explain why you would like to intern for Asialink Business in Sydney and why you are suitable for the role.

Please note that applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Applications close 7 April 2017, and interviews will take place in mid-April.

Volunteer with AIYA – Blog Co-Editor Position

AIYA is currently seeking another volunteer Blog Co-Editor to help manage the AIYA Blog. If you’re a young person with an interest in the Australia-Indonesia relationship and experience in journalism, editing or social media, we’d like to hear from you.

As Co-editor you’ll be responsible for working in a team with the existing Blog Editor to plan and develop content for the AIYA Blog — with a focus on day-to-day tasks like commission articles, editing, working with authors and scheduling posts for distribution.

Since it launched in early 2013, AIYA’s blog has provided a platform for young people to share their views on the bilateral relationship — from education, film and society to career profiles and scholarship tips.

Ideally, you’ll have a Bachelor’s degree (completed or underway), strong English and Indonesian skills, and a background in writing or journalism.

Key responsibilities

  • Promoting and commissioning content for the AIYA website
  • Commissioning and posting articles for the AIYA blog, including copyediting and proofreading
  • Responsible for developing and implement new content ideas
  • Preparing career champion profiles
  • Liaising with third parties to distribute and promote AIYA’s website content


  • Bachelor’s degree (completed or enrolled)
  • Strong understanding of the Australia-Indonesia relationship
  • English and Indonesian language skills
  • A background in writing, journalism, or content marketing — working online particularly valued

How to apply

Applications for the blog editor position are open until 2 April 2017.  To apply, please email a copy of your CV and a cover letter of up to 350 words addressing the key responsibilities and necessary skills for the role to communications@aiya.org.au.

The position is open to young people from Australia or Indonesia who meet the selection criteria outlined. The roles are best suited to current undergraduate/postgraduate students or those that have just entered the workforce. If you’re interested in the position, or not sure if you fit the bill, we suggest you get in touch with us anyway — we’d be happy to discuss other ways we could work together.

These roles in the communications team are a fantastic opportunity to get involved in AIYA at almost every level. You’ll be working directly with the existing Blog Editor, the Director of Communications, as well as with the other members of the AIYA Communications team. You will also have regular contact with the National Executive, as well as Chapter representatives, whilst assisting to boost the presence of AIYA in person and online.

Internship for Postgraduate Students at Australian Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia

The Australian Embassy Indonesia are currently seeking applications from Australian and Indonesian postgraduate students to undertake an internship over the period 29 May to 21 July 2017.

The Internship Program at the Australian Embassy in Jakarta provides a unique opportunity for postgraduate students to gain valuable international relations experience working in Australia’s largest overseas post. As strategic partners, Indonesia and Australia enjoy an extensive framework of cooperation and interns will gain first-hand experience in strengthening this partnership.

Internship positions will be available across a range of disciplines related to the work of the Embassy including; economic and trade, political, corporate, public diplomacy, international development and education. Interns will work closely with Australian officials as well as locally engaged staff.

The internships will be for a period of 8 weeks.

Interns will be responsible for a discrete project that is meaningful to both the Embassy and the intern’s learning and development. Duties may include:

  • research and reporting on economic, political, agricultural or education issues;
  • supporting public diplomacy campaigns and events;
  • supporting finance and corporate management;
  • reporting on development outcomes; or
  • supporting the design of development interventions

There are a range of internship opportunities available.  Please click on each of the internship placements below to find out more:


To participate in the program students must meet the following criteria:

  • be an Australian or Indonesian citizen;
  • currently completing or recently completed a postgraduate degree;
  • be available for the full internship period; and
  • have Intermediate English (at a minimum).

Students with a connection to Australian or Indonesian international relations are preferred.


Internships are unpaid.

Interns will be responsible for all costs associated with the internship. These may include but are not limited to: transport costs to and from the Embassy, travel and living arrangements, travel and medical insurance valid for Indonesia, passports and visas.

Application and selection

The selection process is highly competitive with a limited number of positions available.  Applications should be thorough and demonstrate the student’s qualifications and suitability against the relevant criteria. For further information, please refer to the Internship Advertisement and Frequently Asked Questions section in the first instance.

To apply, please click here to complete the Internship Application Form and send the form to internship.jakarta@dfat.gov.au.

Applications close on Sunday 26 February 2017. 

Research Officer at La Trobe University in Bundoora, Australia

La Trobe University is currently seeking a Research officer who will be expected to develop research expertise by working with the New Beats team on their study of the aftermath of journalism redundancies, with the project now being internationalized with parallel studies for the Netherlands, Canada, Indonesia and Germany.

The New Beats project, which has been funded by the Australian Research Council, is being conducted by a team of researchers at five universities. It is investigating what happens next to the more than 1,500 journalists who became redundant in Australia during or since 2012. And the project has now been extended to include similarly themed studies in Europe, Canada, and Indonesia. More details about the project can be found at http://www.newbeatsblog.com/.

The main focus of this position will be the development of research outputs for both academic and general publications. This will require participation in the development of literature reviews, l producing article summaries, management of surveys, and undertaking survey, data and interview analysis. You will also attend meetings and undertake administrative functions, including updating of the project website as required.

Skills & Experience

To be considered for this role you have completed a Bachelor degree with Honours or the equivalent in journalism, media and communications, or a related field. You will have experience with research using qualitative and quantitative methods. A record of publications, conference papers, reports, or professional contributions which demonstrate research potential is essential. Experience collecting and analysing data is essential to your success in this role, as is familiarity with using referencing systems such as Mendeley and/or EndNote. You will possess strong communication skills and have the ability to work effectively as part of a diverse team.


Please click on this link for a full list of Benefits http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs/working/benefits

Position Description below: PD-Research Officer Media & Comms- Research-Level-A (Fixed-term, part-time) (job no.552093).pdf

This position is open to people with a valid full-time working visa.

How to Apply

Please click on the Apply now button here to apply for the position. Please address Key Selection Criteria from the attached position description and attach these with your application.

Closing date for the position is 1 March 2017.

Position Enquiries, please contacy Professor Lawrie Zion, Phone+61 3 9479 2961 or l.zion@latrobe.edu.au

Indonesian Language Teacher in Canberra, Australia

The Institute of Modern Languages at the University of Queensland is currently seeking a Part-time Indonesian Teacher to teach in Canberra from mid-March to December 2017.

The position will focus on teaching adults working for government for a beginner level course. The role will be 25 hours per week for the first five weeks, then 8 hours per week. There will be a textbook provided, but some supplementary syllabus and course material development will be required.

The person

Applicants should possess a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or language teaching experience with adults and native level proficiency in Indonesian; Indonesian language teaching experience including syllabus design and course materials development.


$70.48 per teaching hour plus 9.5% employer superannuation contribution.

Position Description

500160_3031152_Indonesian Language Teacher.pdf


To discuss this role please contact the Director, Ms Georgiana Poulter on +61 7 3346 8201 or g.poulter@uq.edu.au

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button here. All applicants must supply the following documents: Resume and responses to the Selection Criteria in the Position Description (one page). For information on completing the application process click to here.