AIYA Links: 2 September
For almost a year, four young Indonesian researchers have been embedded in two different seaside villages as part of the PAIR major project on seaweed.
UPDATE: AIYA Links will be sent out on Mondays at 9am WIB/12pm AEST as of 12 September 2022.
In the News
- Kedutaan Besar RI di Canberra, Australia, mengumpulkan diaspora ilmuwan untuk membahas internasionalisasi bahasa Indonesia karena minat belajar bahasa tersebut di negara itu kian menurun. (Antara)
- Australia and the other Quad countries have committed to stepping up their engagement with Southeast Asia and the Pacific. (ASPI)
- The Asia Foundation and its partner Kore Global conducted an eight-city, five-country, qualitative research project, The Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Inequalities in Asian Cities, that focused on the perspectives and experiences of those who receive the fewest benefits of urbanization due to intersecting factors such as gender, ethnicity, low income, and insecure employment. (Asia Foundation)
- Industri kuliner di Australia adalah salah satu sektor yang paling terkena dampak dengan pembatasan aturan di tengah pandemi COVID-19. Itu yang menjadi alasan Garam Merica, sebuah restoran Indonesia di kawasan Albert Park memperkenalkan nasi bungkus. (ABC)
- There’s a change coming soon to cyberspace in Australia, with the introduction of a new .au (dot-A-U) domain to replace the existing .com (dot-com) and .com.au (dot-com-dot-A-U) addresses. (SBS Indonesia)
- 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 Discord, an online group-chatting platform. We will be using Discord a digital hub for AIYA activities including:
- 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 FLEX – our online language exchange now moved to Zoom! It is open to anyone with any level of Indonesian and English, and held monthly on the first Sunday of the month at 1pm WIB/4pm AEST. Starting on 4 September, join FLEX here (a recurring link).
- 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, Gallery Room, Multicultural Hub, 506 Elizabeth St, Melbourne VIC 3000. 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.
- The University of Melbourne is hosting Indonesia Day at the Westin in Jakarta and on Zoom on 3 September. Register here.
- The Indonesia Project by Australian National University is presenting the 39th Indonesia Update. Gender Equality and Diversity in Indonesia: Identifying Progress and Challenges. The conference will be held in Canberra and online on 16-17 Sept. More info here.
- AIYA NTT is hosting Annual General Meeting on 8 October at 3-5pm WITA. Join the meeting here.
- Balai Bahasa Indonesia (ACT), in conjunction with the ANU School of Culture, History & Language at the College of Asia and the Pacific and the Indonesian Embassy in Canberra, will host this Indonesian Film Night (‘Malam Film Indonesia’) at ANU Kambri Cinema on 12 October. Register here.
- AIBC is hosting the AIBC Conference for 2022 in Darwin in 2-4 November. Register here.
- The 2022 National Australia Indonesia Language Awards (NAILA) competition has been extended until Wednesday 14 September 11.59PM AEST. Submissions can be entered here. Semoga sukses dan semangat!
- Palladium is looking for a numeracy consultant for the Innovation for Indonesia’s School Children (INOVASI) Program. Apply here by 4 September.
- Prospera is seeking a Research Assistant (GEDSI) to provide research assistance in ongoing projects on advancing women’s economic participation in Indonesia. Apply by 5 September here.
- Palladium is looking for a finance and administration manager. Apply here by 11 September.
- ACICIS is looking for campaign volunteers to be part of a national initiative aimed at shifting Australia’s monolingual mindset and promoting the study of languages among Australian university students. Apply here.
- Applications for the 2023 Language Assistant Program in Western Australian Public Schools are now open, facilitated by the Balai Bahasa Indonesia (BBI) Perth. Click here for more info.
- The University of Sydney is offering a postgraduate research scholarship in Opioid policy and use in Indonesia. Apply here.
- Piaget Education and Petra Christian University Surabaya are offering scholarships for international teachers of all subjects to join a uniquely designed Master Program of Education Leadership Management, inclusive of stipends and airfares, that will prepare graduates to become competent professionals at educational institutions. Send your CV to [email protected] to submit your interest.
- South Pole is looking for a Climate Projects Regional Director to own and grow the Climate Projects Business Line presence in South East Asia & Australia. Apply 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.
- 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.
- 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 the 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 more here.
- The Center for Indonesian Policy Studies is looking for full-time Junior researchers who will be responsible in supporting the writing of CIPS research and also in conducting their own research in accordance with good writing standards in CIPS. Apply here.
- The Australia-Indonesia Centre is launching its online Talent Accelerator Program (TAP), aimed at increasing the impact and leadership of early career researchers across Indonesia and Australia. Apply here.
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