Bahasa Indonesia learning is in crisis in Australia – so be a part of the solution! Show off your Indonesian language skills by applying for the 2016 National Australia Indonesia Language Awards.
Next Door Land
- DFAT’s innovative e-Learning app that is about all things Australia-Indonesia, ‘Next Door Land’, is now available for free download on iOS and Android devices!
- Check out Celia Finch’s experiences at the Talk Show panel for the go-live event earlier this week.
In the news
- Indonesia’s efforts to boost foreign investment continue with industries from retail to cinemas being opened up.
- Human Rights Watch highlights worrying prevalence of child labour in Indonesia’s tobacco industry.
- Greenpeace Indonesia’s climate spokesman makes the case against his country’s investment in coal power at the Jakarta Post.
Events & opportunities
- Sydney, 7 June: AIYA NSW and AIBC NSW, with the support of the Australia-Indonesia Institute, are hosting a networking evening to meet the recipient of the 2016 Elizabeth O’Neill Journalism Award, Marissa Anita.
- Sydney, 13 & 15 June: Indonesian filmmaker Joko Anwar’s acclaimed A Copy Of My Mind will be shown as part of the Sydney Film Festival.