Tempe mendoan khas Kabupaten Banyumas, Jawa Tengah resmi ditetapkan sebagai Warisan Budaya Tak Benda (WBTB) Indonesia. Penetapan tersebut diputuskan oleh Kementerian Pendidikan Kebudayaan Riset dan Pendidikan Tinggi (Kemendikbudristek) dalam sidang Penetapan Warisan Budaya Tak Benda Indonesia Tahun 2021 di Jakarta.

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  • AIYA Indigenous Engagement Events! Kumpul, AIYA’s Indigenous Engagement Committee have worked to construct and host some events in celebration:
    • First Nations Book Club has its inaugural launch this year, it promotes the importance of incorporating Indigenous perspectives into the work we do in building the Australia-Indonesia relationship. Meet bi-monthly to read a diverse range of books by Indigenous Australian authors. Interested? Join the WA group here and/or the FB group here.
  • JOIN AIYA ON DISCORD! AIYA would like to cordially invite you to join our new Discord, an online group-chatting platform. We will be using Discord a digital hub for AIYA activities including:
    • FLEX – our online language exchange is on Discord and open to anyone with any level of Indonesian and English 
    • Games nights – AIYA will be hosting casual and impromptu gatherings on Discord
    • Ngobrol santai – any AIYA member will be able to join and chat with other members whenever you want.
  • JOIN AIYA IN-PERSON LANGUAGE EXCHANGE! LX is back in multiple locations across Australia. Connect, chill, and converse with like-minded youth, meet new friends and engage in cross-cultural exchange. In-person language exchange is on:
    • WA: Every second Wednesday, 6pm, Old Shanghai Northbridge. Follow @aiya_wa on Instagram or Facebook for more info. 
    • VIC: Every Wednesday, 6pm, Carlton Gardens (outside IMAX). Follow @aiya_victoria on Instagram or Facebook for more info. 
  • 7 Nov The Australia-Indonesia Institute’s Indonesian Studies Awards recognises the achievements and contributions of Indonesian language teachers, researchers, and leaders in Indonesian cultural outreach in Australia. The 2021 award recipients will be announced at the NAILA Virtual Awards Ceremony in December. Nominate here.
  • 9 Nov ‘Islam and Covid-19 in Indonesia’ Online Conference. This online conference, a joint initiative of the new Indonesian International Islamic University and the University of Melbourne, explores how Muslims and Islamic institutions have responded to the pandemic. Register here.
  • 9 Nov Asia Society is hosting a virtual event ‘Leaders on Asia | A Fresh Look at Indonesia’ at 2:30pm AEDT. The Hon Dan Tehan MP will present why it is the right time for Australian business to take a second look at the commercial opportunities offered by Indonesia. Register here.
  • 30 Nov, 2 Dec & 7 Dec COVID-19: Indonesia’s health, society and economic recovery. PAIR (Partnership for Australia-Indonesia Research) Digital Summit features discussions with influential thought leaders from academia, policy, business and community organisations. The summit draws on a series of COVID-19 research reports, register here.
  • 3 Dec NAILA 2021 Awards Ceremony, over 130 students and professionals showed off their Indonesian language skills in 7 categories on the topic of ‘Travel’. Throughout the evening we will hear from a range of highly regarded professionals in the Australia-Indonesia space as well as announcing the 2021 winners from each category and listening to their winning speeches. The ceremony will be held at 5pm AEDT via zoom. Register here.
  • 14 – 16 Dec The International Conference and Cultural Event of Lampung 2021, organised by Monash University, consists of keynote addresses and an array of presentations centred on the visual and performing arts of Lampung, South Sumatra. Register here.


  • AIYA SulSel is accepting nominations for President, Vice President, and Secretary that will be up for election at the AGM on 6 Nov. Apply here by 5 Nov.
  • AIYA Victoria will be holding its AGM on 9 Nov via Zoom, nominations to join the committee can be submitted here by 8 Nov.
  • AIYA Yogyakarta is calling for nominations for their upcoming AGM on 13 Nov. Submit a nomination for a position here by 11 Nov.
  • AIYA National is looking for People and Culture Coordinators, People Officers and Culture Officers to join our association and join the premier youth organisation promoting partnership between Australia and Indonesia. Apply here by 12 Nov.
  • AIYA Queensland will host their AGM on 13 Nov and are calling for nominations here
  • AIYA National is receiving submissions for AIYA Annual for the public to present their thoughts and perspectives on the Australia-Indonesia bilateral relationship. For more info, click here and send your submissions to [email protected] by 16 Nov.
  • NAILA is receiving public votes for People’s Choice Award 2021 before 26 Nov. Cast your vote for your favourite performance here!
  • YAIA (Young Australians in International Affairs) is recruiting volunteers for several positions; Careers Director, Partnerships Director, Partnerships Officer, and People & Culture Officer. Apply here by 5 Nov.
  • Perth USAsia Centre is looking for interns for their prestigious and high-quality Internship Program for university students with experience in (or a passion for): international relations, communications, economics, business and trade, Asian studies, and/or international law. Apply here by 5 Nov.
  • AASYP (ASEAN-Australia Strategic Youth Partnership) is recruiting Business Development Officer (7 Nov) and WordPress Designer (no date). For further details check out the position descriptions here.
  • Department of Education and Training, Victoria sedang mencari Indonesian Language Assistant, melalui Program Local-Native Speaker Language Assistants Program (LNLAP) untuk periode Januari-Desember 2022. Apply here by 9 November.
  • PROSPERA are recruiting for several positions including an Economist, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (closing on 10 Nov) and an Economist, Policy and Strategy Unit (closing on 12 Nov).
  • KIAT (Kemitraan Indonesia Australia untuk Infrastruktur) have several openings including a National Gender Equality, Disability, Social Inclusion (GEDSI) Specialist (apply by 13 Nov), a National Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning (MEL) Specialist (closing on 13 Nov), an Infrastructure (Climate Change) Adviser (last day to apply is 21 Nov) and a Senior Program Officer (SPO) (apply by 21 Nov).
  • Asia Society is looking for a Research Consultant to conduct research in support of the development and adoption of AI technologies and standards, as well as data protection and privacy standards in Southeast Asian countries. Apply here by 15 Nov.
  • PRISMA is recruiting for a Portfolio Adviser, Finance and ICT (closing on 15 Nov) and Head of Communications who will be responsible for implementing the program’s external strategic communications strategy, reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and working closely with the senior management team (apply by 20 Nov).
  • ASEAN-ACT (ASEAN–Australia Counter Trafficking) is looking for a Country Manager to lead the planning, delivery and monitoring of activities and manage key counterpart relationships. Apply here by 21 Nov.
  • Australia Council for the Arts is receiving applications for a fully funded scholarship for the International Leadership Program – Arts Leaders or Future Leaders Program. The program aims to transform mid-career to established arts leaders’ and to create impact for your organisation, practice or community. Apply by 30 Nov here.
  • Asialink Leaders Program is Australia’s premier program for Asia capable leaders, offering a transformational experience with the latest insights, capabilities, and connections to position you for success with the region. Apply by 31 Dec here
  • ASAH Emerging Scholar Award is receiving submissions for academic papers on any subject in Asian Humanities. Submit your academic papers here and get the chance to win the award of 200 AUD. Submissions closed on 31 Jan 2022.
  • Do you have a great Indonesia-Australia business development idea that needs connecting and support? Submit your ideas to Katalis through its business portal here. Proposals can be submitted all year, and will be subject to approval from the governments of Indonesia and Australia. 
  • Kemlu (Indonesia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs) are conducting their annual survey of how Indonesia is viewed by the world. Take it here
  • Stream the ReelOzInd! 2021 film festival on demand here. The film festival, now in its 6th year, saw winners announced for several categories on the theme of ‘connection’. Read more about it here
  • DFAT has established the Emerging Markets Impact Investment Fund (EMIIF) which seeks to support development ideas across the Indo-Pacific region. If you have a bright development idea consider applying for support here
  • Australia Awards Indonesia have created an OzAlumni podcast, catch up on episodes here
  • Lakoat Kujawas is calling for proposals for the art residency program 2021-2022! The community of Taiftob Village, Mollo, NTT is open for collaboration with interdisciplinary artists and food activists. More info here.
  • OnlinePajak Tech is hiring a Senior Data Engineer located in Sydney. Read more on the job description here.
  • Asia Options has two vacant positions; Marketing Specialist and Country Correspondent Roles to join the team. See here for more info.
  • Australian Volunteers is temporarily suspending overseas placements but are continuing to support partner organisations through remote volunteering. If you’re interested in volunteering in-country then check-out a range of opportunities here.
  • Inside Indonesia publishes original pieces on a wide range of political, social, environmental, and cultural issues in Indonesia. They accept articles from a diverse range of people who have an interest in Indonesia. To find out how to contribute, click here. 

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