AIYA Links: 6 February
Laporan terbaru menunjukkan semakin banyak warga di Australia yang menunda atau enggan pergi ke dokter umum karena sekarang harus membayar. Beberapa diantaranya adalah warga asal Indonesia dan inilah cerita mereka.
In the News
- Bali celebrated Arak Bali Day for the first time on Sunday with an event in Nusa Dua promoting the traditional liquor distilled from the sap or fruit of palm trees. (The Jakarta Post)
- Infrastruktur jalan di kawasan wisata Gunung Bromo yang merupakan program Provincial Road Improvement and Maintenance (PRIM) kerja sama Indonesia-Australia resmi dibuka di Seruni Point Bromo Tengger Semeru, Kabupaten Probolinggo, pada hari Jumat. Peningkatan aksesibilitas itu sangat penting karena akan menjadi pembuka kantong-kantong ekonomi baru agar penyebaran ekonomi bisa merata di Jatim. (Antara)
- Qantas Airways is opening a new nonstop link between Melbourne (MEL) and Jakarta (CGK) in April. The launch will see Qantas increase seats to and from Jakarta by more than 6,600 per month, which it said would support growing trade and tourism links between Australia and Indonesia. (Routes)
- Queensland scientists are getting serious about seaweed to address the planet’s food security and environmental and climate change challenges. Australia hopes to learn more from Indonesia, who has a more established seaweed industry, and who grows species that do not thrive organically in Australia. (ABC News)
On the Blog
- It is important to consider that Indonesia and Australia’s differing colonial histories have created an artificial distinction between our own countries’ past. If both changed the approach we use to look at our nation’s histories, we might find that they are not so different after all. Read more about the pre-colonial contacts between Australia and Indonesia here.
- Everything you need to know about studying abroad in Yogyakarta, Indonesia – this week, one of our National Blog Editors, Maddie, has written about her experiences and recommendations for studying abroad in Indonesia to help inform international students prior to departure. Read it here.
- 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.
- ANU’s Indonesia Project is running a webinar on ‘Unlocking the Full Potential of Digital Merchants: Lessons from the second round of the COVID-19 Digital Merchants Survey’, as part of its Global Seminar Series, on the 15th of Feb. Click here for more info.
- AIYA Victoria is looking for more committee members for their 2023 committee. Apply and find more info here.
- Would you like to travel, intern and make lifelong friends in Indonesia for free? Value Learning is sending out an Expression of Interest for the Australian Indonesia Youth Exchange Program. Register here.
- Arkblu Capital is a multi-asset private investment firm primarily focused on the venture capital asset class in Indonesia. They are currently recruiting for an Executive Assistant to support a driven and high performing leadership team in the execution of business projects and strategy on a day-to-day basis. Read more on how to apply here.
- Mosaic Connections is looking for a Communications Manager to lead ead with planning and developing social media campaigns. Apply here.
- Prospera is looking for a Head of Macro – Finance – Climate & Energy that will lead a team providing analytic support to Prospera’s Practice Areas, responding to new and emerging policy issues, and addressing macroeconomic and financial sector, and climate and energy policy issues facing the government of Indonesia. Apply here by 7 Feb.
- Prospera is looking for a Deputy Director Partnership & Performance with a track record of innovation and an excellent reputation built on substantial partnerships in Government research, public policy and capacity development to contribute to Indonesia’s strong, sustainable and inclusive economic growth. Read more and apply by 21 Feb here.
- Monash University is seeking an experienced Treasury and Accounting Officer to join the team in the Indonesian campus. Read more and apply by 28 Feb here.
- The Australia-Indonesia BRIDGE School Partnerships Program will establish 10 new school partnerships between Australian and Indonesian schools. This will include 10 Australian schools and 10 schools from across Indonesia, including schools, madrasahs and pesantren from primary (SD/MI) and secondary levels (SMP/MTs, SMA/MA/SMK). Find the application form for Indonesian schools/madrasahs here and the form for Australian schools here.
- The Australia Awards Scholarships are prestigious international awards offered by the Australian Government to the next generation of global leaders to obtain a Masters or PhD from an Australian tertiary institution. The Scholarships have been an important component of the Australian Government’s aid program in Indonesia since 1953. Through study, research and networking, scholarship recipients develop the skills and knowledge to drive change and help build enduring people-to-people links with Australia. Applications for these scholarships are open now until the 1st of May.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 2023. Find out more here.
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