Pekan lalu, Duta Besar Australia untuk Perubahan Iklim, Kristin Tilley, mengunjungi Indonesia untuk memperdalam kerja sama bilateral dalam bidang transisi energi. Duta Besar Tilley bertemu dengan Menteri Energi dan Sumber Daya Mineral (ESDM) Arifin Tasrif dan para pejabat senior Pemerintah Indonesia untuk membahas kerja sama yang terus berkembang antara Indonesia dan Australia terkait perubahan iklim dan transisi energi. (Gatra)

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  • Australia-Indonesia Cooperation Reveals Grassroots Impact of Climate Change. The World Meteorological Organization, an agency under the United Nations, has published data showing the increasingly dire situation of global warming. However, what is the significance of all this data at the grassroots level, such as in villages in Indonesia? This is what a group of researchers from Indonesia and Australia are currently investigating. (SBS Indonesian)
  • When Ben Cass first started Living Well Seniors Communities 10 years ago, private senior care service was a foreign concept in Indonesia. Fast forward to a decade later, the industry is on the verge of disruption, as real estate developers in Indonesian major cities rush to integrate the concept into emerging residential areas. As for Ben, he’s now looking to expand his business back to Australia. Check out his story on the latest episode of The Katalis Podcast. (IA-CEPA ECP Katalis)


  • 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. Make sure to follow your local chapter on Instagram for updates on the next LX event near you!
    • NSW – Thursday at 6.30pm weekly at Darling Square.
    • VIC – Wednesday at 6-7pm at the Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre.
  • AIYA ACT hosts Weekly Gamelan classes every Monday, 6-8pm, at the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia!
  • AIYA SA – Late Night Nongkrong. Sat 18 May 8:30pm ACST at Abang Abang, 230 North Terrace Adelaide SA 5000. Keep an eye on their social media for more information.
  • AIYA JKT presents the Beyond Books: Exploring Student Life in Go8 Universities Australia Webinar. This webinar and networking event will be held on 18 May at 1pm WIB / 4pm AEST. Discover the daily experiences of Indonesian students at Australia’s Top 8 Universities, gain insights into pursuing higher education Down Under, and build valuable connections. Secure your spot here.
  • AIYA SulSel – Join us for an amazing discussion of how to get an LPDP Scholarship! The awardee will talk about the overview of the scholarships and why you should get one. See you on 19 May at 1 pm WITA. Register here.
  • AIYA JaBar is hosting a gathering event “Traditional Game: Lompat Tali”. It is a game of physical activity where the players will jump over a rope that will be waved over their heads and under their feet. Join the event on 25 May at 3pm WIB at Taman Film Pasupati, Bandung.
  • AIYA SA is hosting an Indonesian Archeology Maritime Collection Tour as an avenue for Australians and Indonesians to enhance their understanding of Indonesian maritime archeology. Join the tour on 7 June at 2pm ACST at Flinders University, Bedford Park (Sturt Road, Bedford Park SA 5042).

  • TOMORROW! Katalis is hosting the Economics of Care Webinar Series: Investing with the Heart on 14 May at 10am WIB/1pm AEST. This webinar will feature speakers from Indonesia and Australia who will share their respective experiences in the healthcare sector. Join us here.
  • Have interest in contemporary art? Come to contemporary art from Indonesia curated by Elly Kent @16albermarle Project Space / @Delmar Gallery, 4 May – 29 June. Stay tuned on 16albermarle Project Space / Delmar Gallery Instagram. Join a panel discussion: Indonesian art on the international stage that will be held on 19 May at 2pm AEST on 144 Victoria St, Ashfield NSW. Get your free ticket here.
  • Australian Geoscience Council, the Indonesian Geoparks Network and the University of Sydney is hosting GeoFest 2024 at the University of Sydney from 18-19 July. It will include 10 presentations offered by geotourism experts from Australia, Indonesia and New Zealand, 2 panel discussions, as well as multiple field trips. Register here.


  • Submissions for the 9th ReelOzInd! Australia Indonesia Short Film Festival will open on 24 April. The theme for the 2024 competition is KEBERAGAMAN/DIVERSITY. Submissions open in FilmFreeway here on Wednesday 24 April and close on 2 August. Short films should be a maximum of 10 minutes, with $15,000 in prizes to be won across categories including Best Short Film, Best Fiction, Best Documentary and Best Young Filmmaker.
  • The Future Leaders Series, Young Australians in International Affairs’s (YAIA) flagship program is designed to engage Australia’s future leaders in the critical issues affecting Australia, the Indo-Pacific region and the international system. Across 6 weeks, participants will participate in 5 modules, a policy workshop, and a policy pitch competition. Apply for Future Leaders Series 2024: Gender in Indo Pacific Politics by 14 May here.
  • Indonesian Language Holiday Program. Our two day holiday program is back in 2024, offering an immersive experience for Indonesian Studies students who are keen to enhance their cultural understanding and Indonesian language skills.
    • When: 9.00am – 4.00pm, 8 and 9 July 2024.
    • Where: Learning and Teaching Building, Monash University, Clayton VIC 3008. Spaces are limited, register now  to secure your spot
  • Australia Awards in Indonesia invites you to apply for the Women in Leadership in the Security Sector Short Course. The course focuses on identifying and developing policies, regulations, and guidelines to promote women to leadership roles. Click here for more info.
  • Monash University Indonesia Inspire Doctoral Scholarship Program (IIDSP). PhD Scholarship Overview. Scholarship Duration: 3.5 years. Scholarship Value: The scholarships cover PhD tuition fees, project-related costs, and provide an annual living stipend of AUD $10,632. Expression of Interest (EOI) Deadline: 30 June 2024. More information here
  • NAILA has published their 2024 information pack! Take a look at their competition this year, including their sub-questions for each category and prize money here. Submission deadline 31 Aug 2024.
  • Macquaire University is now open scholarship opportunities for all eligible students from ASEAN countries who commence their studies in 2024 and 2025. Special for chosen early acceptance scholarships will be valued at AUD $10,000 per year for the duration of your Bachelor’s or Master’s coursework degree (AUD $5,000 will be credited each session). Apply here
  • SKALA (Sinergi & Kolaborasi untuk Akselerasi Layanan Dasar Kemitraan Australia-Indonesia) is having few opportunities:
    • GEDSI Lead here.
    • Senior Technical Advisor Performance and Learning Consultant here.
    • Senior Manager Knowledge Management here.
    • Internship Round 2 application and selection: June-July, with internship period: September-November. More information here.
  • The International Internships’ ProBuddy program is now open. Want to be a mentor and a friend for an Australian university student so that they can comfortably adjust to life in Indonesia? Don’t miss the chance to grab more benefits and also the certificate on completion of the program. Apply here ASAP.
  • ANU study grants:
    • Visiting Fellows Programs 2024 will open shortly to assist Indonesian academics to visit Australia for scholarly work. Stay tuned here.
  • AIYEP (Australia-Indonesia Youth Exchange Program) 2024 is now taking expressions of interest for AIYEP 2024! ✨Established in 1982, AIYEP links youth (21-25 years old) in Australia and Indonesia through social, professional, and cultural exchange. See here for more information or submit your Expression of Interest here for Australians.
  • ACICIS Professional Practica applications are now open until 3 June! Undertake professional placements, field trips, language classes, seminars and more – $4000 grants are also available. Apply now.
  • Murdoch University is offering a PhD scholarship to an international scholar of exceptional talent to undertake doctoral research that will contribute to further strengthening the links between Australia and Indonesia and to building peace and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region. The scholarship is valued up to AUD249,900 for 3-4 years. Apply here by 31 July.
  • PWC Corporate Tax internships based in Jakarta are now open. As an Intern / Trainee, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Apply for talent pool here.
  • Applications for numerous ACICIS Study Indonesia programs are open! Get an enriching study experience in Indonesia with semester-long and short programs. AUD3,000-AUD7,000 New Colombo Plan grants available. More information here. Summer 2025 Deadline: 3 June 2024
  • Apply for an Australia Awards Scholarship, experience a world-class education and become an agent of change for the development!  The groups comprise people with disabilitywomen from disadvantaged backgrounds and individuals from equity target provinces. Applications close on 30 April at 20.59 WIB. Applying is now even easier through a single application form at this link.
  • ANU 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.
  • 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 Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is opening various job opportunities. Check 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.
    • 2025 Graduate programs are now open. More Information can be found here
  • Development Intelligent Lab is looking for Project Assistant. The primary purpose of this position is to support The Lab to implement its programme of activities and assist in the day-to-day running of the organisation. $55,000 – 60,000 per annum, Fixed Term 12 Months. See here for more details
  • Indo Beyond Borders (IBB) is an Indonesian tutoring service, where language learning goes beyond the textbook. Join IBB and embark on an immersive learning experience that’s as dynamic and vibrant as Indonesia itself. Here to check more information
  • Join Prospera talents community and become a part of a thriving network of professionals like you! Sign up today by dropping your CV here and shape the future with Prospera!
  • 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.
  • Murdoch University is offering a PhD scholarship to an international scholar of exceptional talent to undertake doctoral research that will contribute to further strengthening the links between Australia and Indonesia and to building peace and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region. It will be hosted by the Indo-Pacific Research Centre (IPRC) and must align with their research priorities. Apply by 31 July here.
  • 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 Indonesia Project is offering a number of grants and fellowships. Find out more about the opportunities: Ruth Daroesman Graduate Study Grant, Student Research Grants, Collaborative Research Grants, and Visiting Fellow Grants.
  • 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 a list of  available vacancies 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. For more information click here.

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