Same Sex Marriage Rally in Australia. (AAP/Carol Cho)

Last Wednesday, Australians have voted 61.6 percent in favour of same-sex marriage. As a neighbouring country, what does this mean to Indonesia? Listen to ABC’s Andrew West on tolerance, gay marriage, and Indonesia’s Pancasila.

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  • Melbourne, 20 November – Attend Lowy Institute’s lecture series of Beyond access: Making Indonesia’s education system work where leading experts on policy and politics Indonesia will discuss underlying political and social relationships in Indonesia’s education system.
  • Jember, Samarinda, Cairns, 18 & 24 November – Check out select short films at Australia – Indonesia Short Film Festival screenings across Indonesia and Australia.
  • Darwin, 25 November – Join AIYA NT! Please see how you can get involved under Opportunities below.
  • Canberra, 25 November – Come and join Festival Indonesia at Indonesian Embassy! The Festival will offer iconic culinary delights, cultural performances, arts and crafts, fashion show, exhibitions, and many more.
  • Adelaide, 25 November – Celebrate the start of Summer vacation by joining AIYA SA and PPIA SA’s End of Semester Pesta! Enjoy a fun day of great food, games and music jams.
  • Yogyakarta, 30 November – Curious to hear what AIYA Yogyakarta has been up to in the past year? AIYA Yogyakarta is holding AGM where you can hear updates from the team and also elections for executives.


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