AIYA Links: 25 February
KSAD Indonesia-Australia sepakat perkuat kerja sama pasca-Covid-19. Kerjasama akan diprioritaskan pada bidang latihan dan pendidikan.
In the news
- I was a teen model torn between the scales and my mum’s rendang. It was an Indonesian soap opera in our house every night. Mum and I had nothing in common, except modelling.(SBS)
- Indonesia’s Tourism Ministry is cracking down on hotel quarantine scams allegedly perpetrated by organised groups, dubbed “quarantine mafia”, against foreign tourists. (ABC)
- The 2021 film Penyalin Cahaya (Photocopier), co-written and directed by Wregas Bhanuteja, has recently found itself at the center of the ongoing debate on sexual violence in Indonesia. (Indonesia at Melbourne).
- What does Southeast Asia want from Australia? Australia has been giving increasing priority to Southeast Asia. In 2020 Australia announced its largest funding commitment to the region since the 2004 tsunami. This continued into 2021 with Comprehensive Strategic Partnerships agreed with Malaysia and then with ASEAN at the historic first annual ASEAN-Australia Leaders’ Summit. (The Jakarta Post)
- Principal Gillian Stuart and Bilingual Program CooMajor social and technological innovation is expected to be required if countries are to meet development challenges into the future. But government initiatives have typically had limited success in driving the transformative change required. Recent years have seen the private sector increasingly stepping in and financing startups to meet societal challenges, while also generating business profits. Listen to the podcast here.
- AIYA Indigenous Engagement Events! Kumpul, AIYA’s Indigenous Engagement Committee have worked to construct and host some events in celebration:
- 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. FLEX will return on 16 January 2022. Stay tuned!
- 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 LANGUAGE EXCHANGE (IN-PERSON or ONLINE!) 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:
- VIC: Every Wednesday, 6pm, Carlton Gardens (outside IMAX). Follow @aiya_victoria on Instagram or Facebook for more info.
- NSW: Every Wednesday, 6pm, Online on zoom. Follow @aiya.nsw on Instagram or Facebook for more info.
- Yogyakarta: AIYA Yogyakarta (@aiya.yogyakarta) will be discussing “Youth and Their Role during the Pandemic” on the 27 Feb. Register here
- NTT: 26 Feb, 5pm – 6.30pm WITA at Sukaroti Pak Bos, Strat A, register here
- AIYA South Sulawesi will be hosting a Sharing Session: Do’s & Dont’s in Australia on Feb 26. More info here
- Suara Indonesia Dance will launch the Inner West Fest at Marrickville Library with their contemporary dance piece, Cicem – A Story of Migration this Saturday, 26 Feb at 6pm. Register here
- AIYA National will be hosting a Mental Health Talkshow: Managing Your Work-Life balance on 27 Feb, 1pm – 2.30pm WIB. Register here
- AIYA Victoria x Krakatoas Football Club will be hosting a BBQ from 12 – 2pm on 19 March. Register here
- Australia Awards will be hosting a scholarship session for prospective applicants from geographic focus areas. Sessions are running 16 Feb – 5 Mar. More info here
- Festival Sinema Australia Indonesia (FSAI) will be held virtually on 19 – 27 Feb. Join the screening of the best Indonesian and Australian movies across genres for free here.
- Monash University is hosting its first hybrid MISS webinar, on The Power of Sports Diplomacy: How we can grow Indonesia-Australia relations. The webinar will be held on 3 Mar in person at the Matheson Library and online here.
- Monash University, Indonesia will be hosting a Masterclass Series: Master of Data Science (MDS) on 26 Feb, 11am WIB/ 3pm AEDT. Register here
- AIATSIS Summit calls for papers! This year’s theme, Navigating the spaces in between, foregrounds the brilliance and value of Indigenous ways of knowing and seeing the world. Submit your abstract by 15 Mar and attend the summit on 30 May – 3 Jun. More info here.
- Monash Indonesia is looking for Digital Media Coordinator and Student Recruitment Support Officer (27 Feb). More info here.
- DFAT is looking for a Visa Processing Officer and Senior Visa Processing/Integrity Officer. Jakarta based. Apply by 27 Feb. More info here.
- Indigo Foundation is recruiting a volunteer to fill a Partnership Coordinator role to manage the community development partnership in Indonesia with local women-led organisation PEKKA Lodan Doe. The position is Australia-based. Apply by 11 Mar here.
- Prospera is looking for a seasoned and experience leader as the Head of Fiscal Policy to lead Prospera’s Improving Public Finances & Government Performance team. Apply by 14 Mar here
- ACICIS is calling for alumni to participate in FGD and interviews for Elena Williams’s PhD research, to help better understand the gaps in student and host experiences of study abroad, and the ways Australians and Indonesians get to know each other through in-country programs like those offered by ACICIS. Submit your interest here by 30 Mar.
- Asialink Leaders Program offers a transformational experience that will equip you with the latest insights, capabilities, and connections to position you for success with Asia. Apply by 31 Mar here.
- The Australian National University is calling for applications for Ruth Daroesman Graduate Study Grant and ANU Indonesia Project Research Travel Grant. Submit your application before 3 Apr.
- The University of Melbourne is looking for an Associate Director for Advocacy & Business Services who will build and shape the business unit, providing strategic direction and management. Apply here.
- EY is looking for an APAC Public Policy Manager who will lead EY’s Public Policy’s agenda across the Asia-Pacific. Apply here
- The University of Melbourne is looking for an Associate Director Stakeholder Engagement who will be responsible for working with the CEO Asialink Business in managing key stakeholder relationships, with a particular focus on Government. Apply here.
- ACICIS intends to provide in-country study again from semester 2, 2022. In the meantime, we encourage you to register your interest by completing the first part of their online application form.
- Australian Awards Scholarship sudah buka! Dengan beasiswa ini, kamu bisa mendapatkan beasiswa fully-funded saat kuliah di Australia! Daftar sebelum 29 April, info lebih lanjut di sini.
- Bukalapak, an Indonesian-based tech unicorn with over 100 million users, 2 thousand plus employees, and a brand new office opening right here in Melbourne! They are looking for multiple positions in Software Engineering in Sydney and Melbourne. Apply here.
- Australian Government is receiving applications for Working Holiday Maker program that allows young adults to have a 12 month holiday, during which they can undertake short-term work and study. More info here.
- Asialink has opened their 2022 Asialink Leaders Program. With over 26 years of history, the Asialink Leaders Program is Australia’s premier program for the Asia capable leaders of today and tomorrow, empowering over 950 alumni globally. More info here
- 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.
- Kemitraan is seeking to identify highly motivated and qualified candidates for Anti-Corruption Program. Register for consideration when vacant positions are available here.
- TechieRank.com is a free service from an Aussie Startup that is aiming to help young Indonesian techies stand out to recruiters and employers. Find out more 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.
- 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.
- The Australian National University is seeking a Senior Partnerships Manager (here) and Senior Partnerships Officer (here) to be based in Jakarta. The role will primarily focus on student recruitment activities and partnerships in Indonesia.
- The Australian National University is seeking a Director for the Crawford School of Public Policy within the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific. More info here
- The Australian National University is offering a course on introduction to Indonesia’s economy and policy environment. This is a chance to learn from world experts on the Indonesian economy in a two-day intensive course. More info here.
- Asia Options has two vacant positions; Marketing Specialist and Country Correspondent Roles to join the team. See here for more info.
- Asia Society is looking for a Special Assistant and Advisor to the President. Apply here.
- ASEAN-Australia Strategic Youth Partnership (AASYP) is looking to fill a number of leadership and officer positions. More info here
- 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 people who have an interest in Indonesia. To find out how to contribute, click here.
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