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  • Kupang, 8 December – AIYA EastIndo-Kupang committee in collaboration with MITRA Association and Aksi Untuk NTT is going to hold a TOEFL Try Out Test. All money raised will be donated to charity. Register yourself and evaluate your English language proficiency!
  • Makassar, 22 December – AIYA Eastern Indonesia (Makassar) are providing an IELTS Simulation Test in partnership with Golden Gate Education. Register before 20 December. More details available on Instagram.
  • Melbourne, 12 December – AIYA Victoria LX @ RMIT Swanston Academic Building 80, from 6pm.
  • Melbourne, 7-9 December – The World Rice Festival is on down at Birrarung Marr, Melbourne. Taste a range of nasi-based dishes from across the globe.
  • Sydney, 10 December – With the upcoming 2019 Indonesian residential and legislative elections, UNSW’s public lecture entitled, The Law & Politics of Elections in Indonesia: Possibility, Prospects & Challenges is something you won’t want to miss!


  • Do you want to make positive change in your community? If you have a bright idea, don’t miss out on this opportunity to apply for the Alumni Grant Scheme (AGS). The Australian Awards are proud to have supported more than 100 projects across Indonesia since 2014, could yours be next? Applications are open to Indonesian nationals until 21 January 2019. For more information, click the link.
  • Screenwest based in Perth, WA is looking for a Researcher/Relationship Coordinator (full time) to research and facilitate connections with key Indonesian entertainment players and provide an overview of the Indonesian film and television makers, market and trends. It commences in January 2019 and concludes at the end of the Festival Sinema Australia Indonesia Short Film Festival (FSAI) in March 2019. Email applications to Eva Di Blasio, Talent Development Manager at [email protected]. Applications close at 5:00pm AWST TODAY.
  • Amnesty International is an international non-governmental organization that has a vision to fight for human rights as described in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international standards. They currently have vacancies for the positions of Activism and Resources Coordinator & Community Organizer Coordinator, both based in Jakarta. Apply here!
  • The WEA Sydney provides Indonesian Beginners Courses for adults and is 5 minutes walk from Townhall Station. It’s perfect for those with no previous knowledge of Indonesian language and who wish to learn the language for business, travel or everyday use. Sign up for the next course, commencing early February!
  • The 2018 – 2019 Short Film Competition for the 14th Indonesian Film Festival has begun. The competition is open to all public from the 5th of November 2018 until the 3rd of March 2019. This year’s theme will explore “The Unknown”. Show off your creativity and skills, and get the chance to win a grand prize of AUD $750! For more information regarding competition rules and regulation, head to their website.
  • Researchers from Loyola Marymount University, California Lutheran University and Arhus University are looking into understanding how expats work together with local host country employees. Check out the survey here to share your experience in Indonesia or Australia and contact [email protected] for any questions.
  • Want to host a pop-up ReelOzInd! Film Festival Screening? Choose any date within the Festival period (running until 31 December 2018) and register your event. Contact [email protected] to register.
  • Learning a language? Get Indonesian & English language help with UniBRIDGE Project.

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