We want to know what you think! The third annual AIYA Survey of members and friends takes about 15 minutes and helps seek to identify who you are, your opinion on the Australia-Indonesia relationship and how you’d like it to evolve.
In the news
- As covered by Rappler, the official symposium on 1965-66 violence reveals a government still unwilling to come to terms with history.
- On Hari Kartini, @JewelTopsfield takes a look at the state of Indonesian feminism.
- Hendri Yulius looks at how Kartini’s legacy has been used to ’emphasize women’s femininity and domestication’.
- The ABC catches up with the aspiring Indonesian Olympic swimmers training in Australia.
- Video: experts meet at the University of Melbourne to answer the question: who is benefiting from Jokowi’s economic policies?
- Former top bureaucrat Allan Behm takes a swipe at a ‘smug, insular’ Australia’s relations with Asia.
At the AIYA Blog
- Don’t miss reflections on Hari Kartini and women’s rights from Dea Safira Basori, Hafizah Jusril (Bahasa Indonesia) and Leah Emmanuel.
- We catch up for a Q&A with Jemma Purdey, an organiser of the upcoming ReelOzInd festival.
- Rizky Kurnia Wijaya shares his experiences on the Australian leg of the Australia-Indonesia Youth Exchange Program.
Events & opportunities
- Applications are now open to be a new Committee Member of the National Australia Indonesia Language Awards (NAILA).
- The Australian Embassy in Jakarta is offering an 8 week internship program for Australian postgraduate students.