​​Western Australia, Australia – The Indonesian Consul General and the Heads of Missions of ASEAN Countries in Western Australia, as well as the Honorary Consuls for the Philippines and the Kingdom of Thailand met the Premier of West Australia on Tuesday (1/8). The West Australian Premier’s meeting with the heads of ASEAN representatives in West Australia was the first time Roger Cook was elected to replace Mark McGowan. (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic Indonesia)

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  • AIYA National’s Cultural Diversity Committee! The “Kumpul” Committee, meaning “gathering” in Indonesian, was established to connect with and celebrate the Indigenous cultures of Australia following NAIDOC week 2021. It has now broadened its scope to encapsulate the cultural diversity of both Australia and Indonesia.
    • Interested in joining our Book/Movie Club? Join the FB group the WA group here.
    • To keep up with all Kumpul events, join the WA group here.
  • 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 can join and chat with other members whenever you want.
  • JOIN AIYA FLEX – our online language exchange is open to anyone with any level of Indonesian and English! It is held monthly on the first Sunday of the month at 1pm WIB/4pm AEST. 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:
    • NSW: Every Thursday, 6:30pm, alternating between in-person and online on Zoom. Follow @aiya_nsw on Instagram or Facebook for more info or find the schedule here.
    • VIC: Every Wednesday, 6pm, Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre. Follow @aiya_victoria on Instagram or Facebook for more info.
    • YOGYAKARTA: Biweekly on Mondays, 7pm, Lokio Cafe. Follow @aiya.yogyakarta on Instagram or Facebook for more info.
  • AIYA Victoria and PPIA Monash is hosting a Problem Solving Workshop on August 10th 4.00pm at Monash Caulfield for all Monash’s University students. Register here and get a free pizza as well.
  • Monash University is hosting Joey Alexander’s debut Australian performance. Acclaimed 3-time GRAMMY-nominated international piano prodigy, he brings his graceful and energetic jazz performance to the Alexander Theatre for his first-ever Australian solo performance. Book your ticket here for 10 August.
  • Synergy Indonesia Australia is presenting IndOz Conference 2023 to be held in Brisbane City Hall on Thursday, 24th of August 2023. Register here by 17 August.
  • Join IndOz Conference 2023: Getaway to ASEAN’s Sustainable Trade & Investment on 24 August at Brisbane City Hall. Tickets are available until 17 August here.


  • Are you a non-native with amazing Indonesian language abilities? Whether you’re a student or a professional, submit a video on the theme ‘Food’ for a chance to win prizes up to $2000! For more information, visit here.
  • AIYA Jakarta is calling applications for Australia-Indonesia Case Competition (AICC) 2023! This event aims to increase Australian and Indonesian Youths critical thinking in business cases. There would be cases where the participants have to come up with solutions. The candidate can participate individually or group (max of 3 persons). Registration open until 14 August here.
  • ACICIS Study Indonesia is currently seeking expressions of interest for Academic Program Officers (APO) in the fields of agriculture, business, creative arts and design, development studies, journalism, law, and sustainable tourism. Registration is open until 11 August. 
  • ACICIS Study Indonesia is seeking Jakarta & Yogya Program Assistants. This position would suit a graduate of a local or Australian university. Interested applicants should submit a current CV and a statement at the latest by 11 August. More info here
  • Beasiswa Australia Awards Indonesia Nusantara, beasiswa internasional bergengsi yang ditawarkan oleh Pemerintah Australia untuk generasi pemimpin global selanjutnya dari Indonesia untuk menempuh studi pascasarjana di Monash University, Indonesia. Sepuluh beasiswa Australia Awards Indonesia Nusantara akan diberikan bagi yang memiliki potensi untuk berkontribusi dalam pertukaran pengetahuan untuk pembangunan ibu kota baru Indonesia, Nusantara. Daftar sebelum 16 Agustus di sini.
  • DT Global is looking for an Agrifood, agriculture and ag-tech adviser based in Jakarta who can be responsible for progressing Katalis’s work on agrifood, agriculture and ag-tech. Applications close on 21 Aug. Apply here.
  • International Internships opened applications for Indonesian university students to join their University of Technology Sydney (UTS) BAcc Asia leadership Intensive program. Applications close on 21 August.
  • Monash University is receiving applications for Indonesia Inspire Doctoral Scholarship Program (IIDSP). This program offers an incredible opportunity for talented students to pursue their PhD studies with Monash University, Indonesia. Apply by 28 August here
  • Balai Bahasa Indonesia Perth in collaboration with the Department of Education of Western Australia and supported by the Consulate General of Republic of Indonesia in WA are seeking participants in the 2024 Indonesian Language Assistant Program in Western Australia. Applications will close on 15 September. Apply NOW!
  • International Internships has announced that the RMIT Fashion Intensive 2024 applications are now open. Join their info session on 19 September @ 5:30pm AEST. More info here
  • Be a host family for AIYEP participants In 2023! AIYEP are seeking families in Canberra to share their home life with an AIYEP participant from Indonesia on a short term placement from 11 November to 3 December. Find out more here and apply through this link by 30 September!
  • AIYEP is looking for organisations and businesses across Canberra to intern 21 Indonesian delegates. Here for more information on hosting for AIYEP visit. Submit your organisation’s expression of interest here by 30 September.
  • DT Global is looking for a Senior Communications Officer based in Jakarta to support the clear communication of KIAT’s policy priorities and achievements in the Indonesian infrastructure sector to Indonesian and Australian audiences. This position is on a rolling basis. Apply here.
  • International Internships has announced RMIT Science and Computing Technology Capstone Projects. Work in a small team of RMIT students to complete a real-world project for an Indonesian host organisation. Eligible students can receive generous New Colombo Plan (NCP) grants. For more information visit which has the project details and NCP eligibility requirements 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Inside Indonesia is looking for a reliable volunteer to help with uploading a few articles to the website every couple of weeks. Please send your interest to [email protected]
  • The 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.
  • The Jakarta Bintangs is an Australian Football Club with membership open to women, men and children of all nationalities, ages and ability. Beginners are most welcome. The club organizes games throughout the year. Most games are played in Jakarta, with occasional games across Indonesia and overseas. Tours are planned to Bali, Batam, Vietnam and Thailand this year. Training is mostly held at Lapangan Bola Aldiron in Jakarta on Saturday or Sunday afternoons. On occasion, training sessions are also held Thursday nights in the GBK complex.To keep up to date with training schedule follow them on Instagram @jakartabintangs, or contact Han on 081119337855. For more information click here

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