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  • Sydney, 30 June – Pull on your winter woollies and come join AIYA NSW for a great day of sightseeing and hiking in the Blue Mountains! This is an awesome opportunity to meet new AIYA members while enjoying some spectacular scenery just outside of Sydney. Please register before 29 June.
  • Jakarta, 4 July – Come along and meet the new AIYA Jakarta committee at “Cepat Kaya 6.0”! It will be held at Lola – Espiritu y Libacion in South Jakarta from 7pm until end. Register here!
  • Jakarta, 7 July – “Joining global production networks: has Indonesia missed the boat?” will be the topic of the 2018 Hadi Soesastro Lecture by ANU Professor Prema-chandra Athukorala in Jakarta, Monday, 9 July at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Please register as space is limited!
  • Adelaide, 21 July – Gather your friends and come along to the Australia-Indonesia Association (AIA) of South Australia’s Gala Dinner and Wayang on Saturday 21 July at the Art Gallery to experience the tastes and sounds of the Spice Islands. Get your tickets here!


  • Join AIYA National! Enjoy our In The Blog section so far? We are now looking for Blog Editors to join the team! Read more about the role here and apply before 15 July.
  • Join AIYA ACT! The Chapter is looking for an events officer and general committee members, please contact [email protected] to express your interest.
  • Join AIYA East Indonesia! The Chapter in Makassar is looking for new committee members for the AGM which will be announced shortly. Go to to apply.
  • Study and intern in Indonesia in Summer 2019! Applications for ACICIS’ Professional Practica close 1 July! Placements are available in Law, Business, Creative Arts & Design, Sustainable Tourism and Journalism & Development Studies. $3,000 New Colombo Plan grants are available for eligible students.
  • For the first time, Ubud Writers & Readers Festival is offering international students the Early Bird rate for the 4-Day Main Program Pass. Early Birds are on sale 16 July, and available until the full program is announced in mid-Aug. Find out here for more information.
  • The Australian phase of Australia-Indonesia Youth Exchange Program (AIYEP) will be hosted in Melbourne and Bendigo in October and November this year which means the program is looking for host families and host organisations in both locations! If you would like to be a host family or a host organisation for one of the lovely 18 Indonesian participants please apply here.
  • If you would like to become an Australian AIYEP participant applications are now open until 18 July! To apply you must be between 21-25 years of age, be a team player and want to learn more about Indonesia. Ayo daftar!
  • Join talented students around the globe in the 2018 Universitas Hasanuddin International Cultural Program 2018 to be held 13-19 August 2018 in Makassar, Indonesia! Further information is available here. Registration closes 15 July 2018, so don’t hesitate to apply!
  • Applications for the AIC’s ReelOzInd! Short Film Festival are open! This year’s theme is ‘Youth’. Ayo, bikin film, yuk! Submission close 31 July.
  • Learning a language? Get Indonesian & English language help with UniBRIDGE Project.

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