Australian Capital Territory

AIYA ACT was first set up as AIYA ANU in early 2012. At the beginning of 2014 the change to AIYA ACT was implemented to reflect the Chapter’s desire to engage and collaborate with the broader ACT community.

For more information on AIYA ACT’s upcoming events, be sure to follow us on our social media sites!

Facebook: Australia-Indonesia Youth Association – AIYA ACT Chapter

Twitter: @AIYA_ACT

Instagram: @aiya_act

Feel free to also email us at if you have any questions or enquiries.

Committee Members

Peter Gilbert – President

Peter is studying a Bachelor of Languages and International Relations at ANU and has studied Indonesian in country through several short programs. Peter is interested in the continued evolution of Australia-Indonesia relations and believes that a mutual understanding is the first step in establishing better relations. Peter was recently in Indonesia as a delegate of AIYEP 2017/18.

Uma Ossatjyz – General Executive Officer

Uma is studying a Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Asian studies at the Australian National University with a major in Indonesian language. She enjoys reading Indonesian history, attempting to translate the Jakarta Post and investigating Indonesian textile markets. Her long-term ambition is to use a batik canting without ruinous smudging.

Please don’t hesitate to get in contact with us if you do want to get involved!

Last Updated 21 March 2018.