President of the International Football Federation (FIFA) Giovanni Vincenzo Infantino is optimistic that Indonesia will become one of the respected countries in the sport of football. He considered that Indonesia’s level could not only compete in Southeast Asia but also in the Asian region and the world. (

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  • Petualangan Sherina 2 is coming to Australia! AIYA is very proud to co-host some film screenings in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane of the year’s most highly anticipated Indonesian blockbuster film, PETUALANGAN SHERINA 2 (Sherina’s Adventure 2)! Tickets are now live for you and your family and friends to witness the musical spectacular in Australia! Click here for more info!
  • 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 ACT’s weekly Gamelan classes every Monday, 6-8pm, in the ANU School of Music, Room 680!  
  • Monash University Indonesia Campus is hosting a 2023 Monash Herb Feith Graduate Research Gala on 12 December 2023 at 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. Join them at their gala showcase event to explore how Monash Higher Degree by Research (HDR) contributes to real-world. Register here!
  • Australia Indonesia Business Council invites you to attend The 2024 Indonesian Presidential Election: A radically new political landscape on the horizon? By Professor Greg Fealy on 22 Nov 2023 (5:30 pm – 7:30 pm) AEDT / GMT+11. Register here!
  • ANU Indonesia Project is launching ‘Gender equality equality and diversity in Indonesia: Identifying progress and challenges’, by Angie Bexley, Sarah Dong & Diahhadi Setyonaluri on 5 December at ANU in Canberra. Click here for more info about their Book Launch event.
  • The Faculty of Arts in University of Melbourne is inviting you to join their 42nd Indonesia Forum Symposium for postgraduate and early career researchers on Wed, 22 Nov 2023 9:45 AM – Thu, 23 Nov 2023 5:00 PM AEDT. Click here to get the ticket.
  • The Australia-Indonesia Centre invites you to the Gathering of the Gamelans on Saturday, 25 November, 2023. This event will bring together 8 of Victoria’s leading traditional Indonesian arts organisations to perform at a free showcase of Indonesian gamelan music at the Northcote Uniting Church. Free Entry!


  • AIYA Blog accepts open and roll submissions from Indonesians and Australians about anything to do with the bilateral relationship?
    • Share with us your story of any study exchange or working holiday in Australia, fun facts about Bahasa Indonesia or English, review a book, a movie, a TV show or another piece of media related to Indonesian or Australian culture,  policy and law developments between the two countries that you want to explore with an engaged audience of AIYA Blog readers.
    • Maybe you have an idea but you’re not sure how to write it? You can also pitch ideas to our blog editors and they will workshop your article with you! 
    • Please email your submission to [email protected] and one of our amazing editors will work with you to get your work published on the AIYA Blog. 
    • Submissions are open in both English and Bahasa Indonesia.
  • AIYA ACT is recruiting for AIYA ACT 2023 Executive Committee. Apply here before 18 November 23:59 AEDT.
  • AIYA Jawa Barat opens recruitment for several positions in their team. Apply here before 25th November.
  • AIYA Yogyakarta is looking for three new Executive Committees of AIYA Yogyakarta. Application due 17 November 2023.
  • AIYA SA is on the lookout for several positions in their team. Click here for more information.
  • AIYA Victoria is offering opportunities for those that want to join the committee in the 2024 period. Click here for more information.
  • 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
  • Good Return is seeking for an Indonesia Program Coordinator. Suitable for someone who excels at forming partnerships and is interested in building the financial wellbeing and capability of people in Indonesia. Apply as soon as possible here as applications will be reviewed continually.
  • 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 DFAT  is looking for a Program Officer for their Australian Mission to ASEAN. Start your application here before 15 November 2023 at 11.30 pm (Jakarta Time).
  • The Australian Government DFAT is seeking for a Strategic Communication Manager who will lead the development and delivery of Embassy-wide strategic communications campaigns to enhance Australia’s profile and advance Australia’s objectives in Indonesia. Apply here before 19 November 2023 at 11.30 pm (Jakarta Time).
  • Portalington Primary School is offering a part time position as a Classroom Teacher. Apply here before 15/11/2023 (Midnight)
  • KATALIS – 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.
  • KIAT (Kemitraan Indonesia Australia untuk Infrastruktur) is opening various employment opportunities and current tenders. Find out 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. 
  • 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 Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) helps grow Australia’s prosperity by delivering quality trade and investment services to businesses, accelerates growth in Australia’s tourism sector and promotes Australia’s education to the world. Find more available vacancies information here.
  • The Jakarta Bintangs is an Australian Football Club with membership open to anyone, beginners are most welcome. The club organises games throughout the year, mostly 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 the training schedule follow them on Instagram @jakartabintangs, or contact Han on 081119337855. For more information click here

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