In the news
- Indonesia has just missed out on an investment-grade rating from S&P.
- An Australian resident may receive the death penalty in a high profile homicide case underway in Jakarta.
- Reuters explains how Indonesia’s tax crackdown is leading some to switch to cash transactions.
- Pan Allen: why isn’t Kartini’s work commonly considered part of Indonesia’s literary canon?
- CAUSINDY’s Chris Urbanski gets some love from Indonesian media for his coffee ordering skills.
At the AIYA Blog
- DFAT’s great new educational app, Next Door Land, officially went live last week. We caught up with developers Agate Studio to talk about how this pioneering Australia-Indonesia tech collaboration came to be.
- Dian Vinnie Fabyola profiles Penny Robertson, an Australian educator well known for her work in special education in Indonesia.
Events & opportunities
- Glenroy College in Melbourne is seeking a qualified Indonesian language teacher: more details at the AIYA Jobs Board.
- Perth, 7 June: AIYA WA members and friends are invited to a special end-of-semester dinner featuring guest speaker Associate Professor David Reeve.