The Indonesian and Australian governments have extended their cooperation in economic management by signing the Australia-Indonesia Partnership for Economic Development (Prospera) Exchange of Letters, which will be effective until 2026.
In the News
- KADIN Indonesia menjajaki peluang kerja sama dengan negara tetangga Australia dalam rangka mewujudkan misi menghadirkan ekosistem kendaraan listrik di Indonesia. Hal ini dilakukan mengingat Indonesia dan Australia memiliki kepentingan yang sama terkait pengembangan ekosistem kendaraan listrik berkat kandungan cadangan mineral yang dimiliki kedua negara tersebut. (JPNN)
- Seiring melonjaknya permintaan kendaraan listrik dan penyimpanan energi bersih, Australia muncul dan memenuhi sebagian besar permintaan litium dunia. Situs tambang litium terbesar di dunia adalah Greenbushes, Western Australia. Meskipun ini dapat membantu mengurangi kebutuhan akan bahan bakar fosil, timbul pertanyaan lain – bagaimana kita dapat menambang litium secara berkelanjutan? (BBC Indonesia)
- The World Trade Organization last week ruled that Indonesia had no right to ban the export of nickel or to require that raw nickel ore be refined in Indonesia. At least 14 nations, including Australia, have drafted special national-security-focused arrangements governing investment and trade in critical minerals. Nickel—a crucial input of batteries and stainless steel—is on seven of those lists. Indonesian President Joko Widodo made clear that the WTO ruling won’t be the last word on the matter. (The Strategist)
- Awalnya burung emu atau dengan nama latin Sromaius novaehollandiae, merupakan burung yang dilindungi berdasarkan kebijakan Game Act 1874. Hingga pada tahun 1922, Pemerintah mencabut peraturan tersebut karena burung emu telah merusak banyak lahan pertanian di Australia. (Indonesia Defense)
- Sebuah mural yang menampilkan wayang kini menghiasai sebuah gedung kesenian di Shepparton, wilayah pedalaman negara bagian Victoria di Australia. Jika selama ini masyarakat internasional hanya diperkenalkan dengan tokoh Srikandi dan Arjuna, Christiano Dery Theodorus, seniman di balik karya tersebut, justru ingin memperkenalkan tokoh wayang lainnya. (ABC News)
- Duane Hamacher is an astronomer and associate professor at the University of Melbourne who has specific interest in cultural astronomy and indigenous sciences. His new book, ‘The First Astronomers – How indigenous Elders read the stars’, offers a systematic overview of traditional First Nations knowledge of the stars. In this episode, he talks about the history and value of cultural astronomy and ongoing attempts to discredit indigenous science and knowledge. (Talking Australia)
- AIYA Indigenous Engagement Events! The Kumpul Committee was established to connect with and celebrate the Indigenous cultures of both Australia and Indonesia.
- 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:
- ACT: Every Wednesday, 6pm, Marie Reay Building, ANU. Follow @aiya_act on Instagram or Facebook for more info.
- NSW: Every Wednesday, 6pm, Online on Zoom. Follow @aiya.nsw on Instagram or Facebook for more info.
- VIC: Every Wednesday, 6pm, Gallery Room, Multicultural Hub, 506 Elizabeth St, Melbourne VIC 3000. Follow @aiya_victoria on Instagram or Facebook for more info.
- YOGYA: Biweekly on Mondays, 7pm, Lokio Cafe. Follow @aiya.yogyakarta for more info.
- Prospera is seeking an intern to support to the analytical needs of the emerging policy issues across Prospera’s portfolio of work. This internship program will be particularly suitable for final year students or fresh graduates who are interested in gaining first-hand experience working on issues across a wide range of pressing economic policies in Indonesia. Apply by 19 Dec here.
- SKALA Program is seeking an executive assistant to provide administrative and general support primarily to SKALA Team Leader. The SKALA Program is a significant Australian investment designed to help Indonesia address regional disparities in development. Apply by 19 Dec here.
- Australia ASEAN Leaders will run the Australia-ASEAN Emerging Leaders Program from March-May 2023, including a fully-funded week-long intensive in-person in Australia from the 26th of April to the 3rd of May 2023. Participants will gain expertise from leading regional experts, entrepreneurs, government, community leaders and business, plus gain professional photography of themselves, high-level mentoring, access to the alumni network and more. Apply here by 31 Dec.
- Register now to take part in the 17th Indonesian Film Festival Short Film Competition. The theme for the Competition is “Magnum Opus”.
- 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.
- The University of Sydney is looking for candidates for a domestic funded PhD scholarship that includes a small budget for field-work to look at coverage and equity in the South East Asia Region including Indonesia. The candidate will have the option to explore interests in migrant border, gender issues and identifying pro-equity strategies to reach under-served populations. Ideally the candidate will start in semester one of 2023, to enable alignment with other projects. There is flexibility in shaping the project to their interest. Please contact A/Professor Meru Sheel ([email protected]) for further information.
- DT Global (KIAT) is opening various employment opportunities and current tenders. Find out more here. KIAT works with its government partners across Indonesia to deliver a range of large and small projects to improve access to infrastructure for all Indonesians.
- Bukalapak is looking for a Software Engineer in Melbourne to apply best practice agile software development within a product-focused team. Apply here.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.