AIYA Links: 20 May
Indonesian Army joins Australian and US forces for humanitarian response training.
In the news
- ABC Indonesia berbicara dengan tiga warga asal Indonesia yang sekarang tinggal dan bekerja di Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide dan Darwin mengenai perjalanan mereka dari Indonesia dan sekarang mencari penghidupan di Australia. (ABC News)
- ‘Where have all you Australians gone?’ Australia’s shrinking role in cultural diplomacy. The diminishing role of Australia’s cultural diplomacy has been known for a long time, but there has been a change recently of senior arts and diplomatic figures speaking out. (The Conversation)
- Australian PM’s rival wants closer ties with ‘giant’ Indonesia. Australia’s Labor leader Anthony Albanese has picked Indonesia as one of his first diplomatic visits if he wins Saturday’s election and becomes prime minister, saying Canberra needs to build closer ties with the future “superpower.” (Bloomberg News)
- Indonesia will potentially collaborate with Australia in holding events and developing creative economy sub-sectors, specifically, art performance, film, and also e-sport, Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno stated. (Antara News)
- From food to fashion labels: Indonesian-owned businesses in Melbourne thrives. Melbourne’s reputation as a hub for creative industry featuring art and local businesses allows enterprises owned by members of the Indonesian diaspora to thrive. (Jakarta Post)
- If Indonesia’s feminist icon Kartini was alive today, what would she make of women’s progress? In this twelfth episode, OzAlum (created by Indonesian recipients of the Australia Awards) and modern-day Kartini Astrid Saraswati Vasile, CEO and Co-Founder of VASILE Build and GV Constructions (WA) and Suraiya Kamaruzzaman, human rights activist and lecturer at Syiah Kuala University, discuss what it takes to be a woman leader and make a difference in the community. They ask, how can we collaborate to eliminate multi-layered discrimination against women? Listen to the episode 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.
- 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.
- ANU Indonesia Project is hosting the 16th Sadli Lecture on 19 May at 10am WIB. The lecture will be delivered by Dr Cassey Lee on Competition policy in the age of algorithms: Challenges for Indonesia. Register here.
- AIYA Yogyakarta will host an Indonesian dance session on the 29 May, 1pm WIB. See here for more details.
- The Australia Indonesia Business Council (AIBC) is hosting a number of events across Australia.See event details here.
- Are you interested in learning Indonesian dances and music virtually? Come and join KJRI Melbourne for their Virtual Indonesia Arts and Culture Scholarship (IACS) “Aku Rindu Indonesia”. Find info and 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. Attend the summit on 30 May – 3 Jun. More info here.
- SSEAC will host Honours Bootcamp 2022, a professional development program for students in Australia who are enrolled in an Honours program related to Southeast Asia. The program is online and/or in-person, apply for the Jun 20-23 event here.
- ReelOzInd! Short Film Competition and Festival is back in 2022 and can’t wait to share its festival of short films with audiences in Indonesia, Australia and beyond. This year our theme is ‘suara/voice’. Submit your entry here.
- Australia and Indonesia International Trade Scholarship. Katalis is supporting two scholarships – one each for an Indonesian and Australian woman – working in international trade or looking to promote trade and investment between the two countries. Apply by 25 May. More information 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.
- DFAT is seeking Expressions of Interest from Australians to fill temporary contract positions at the Australian Mission to the UN. EOIs close on May 31, more info here.
- 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 Jakarta, Sydney and Melbourne. Apply here.
- Prospera is looking for interns with a quantitative-focussed background, with a strong appreciation for policy analysis to support the work of Practice Areas on Labour and Skills on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Applications close on 1 Jun, 5pm WIB. More info here
- Prospera is looking for an Economist (Labour and Skills) to support the Labour and Skills Practice Area. Applications close on 13 Jun, 5pm WIB. 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.
- 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
- 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 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.
- 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.
- Career Insights: Graduate Programs in International Affairs. In this article, YAIA has pulled together a curated list of graduate programs with an international focus, across federal Government departments and agencies, state and territory governments, and the private sector, that are available to apply for in 2022 (with most commencing in 2023). Find out morehere.
- YAIA (Young Australians in International Affairs) A is seeking to appoint a new Chief Executive Officer (volunteer). The CEO is responsible for driving the strategic direction of the organisation, ensuring it delivers against its vision and overseeing the operations of the organisation. More info here.
- ACICIS’ longest standing in-country study program is The Flexible Language Immersion Program (FLIP). Hosted by UGM, the language immersion program offers participants great flexibility in designing a study program to meet home university equivalency requirements or to suit a student’s personal interests. More info here.
- Australia RTO operating in Indonesia is hiring a Country Development Officer as an in-country marketing officer and to grow recruitment channels for Indonesian students. Apply here.
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