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Upcoming Events Newsletter

Keeping you up to date on Indonesian related actual and virtual events.

If you have information on planned events please let us know.

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Eric de Haas
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Time is in AEDT unless otherwise specified.


Ubud - 8 - 17 October

Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2021
15 October

 The AIA aims to set membership fees at a level which are both affordable but also cover the routine recurring annual costs of running the association. There has been no increase in AIA membership fees for well over 14 years. In this time there have been substantial increases in these costs, as well as some new costs involved with the adoption of modern communication tools. To cover these costs it is necessary to increase membership fees for year 2022 effective immediately.
The new membership fees are:
Concession (pensioners, students)             $20
Single                                                              $30
Family                                                             $40
Fees can be paid online

Saturday 16 October 2021 - 6pm AEDT -  (2pm WIB) - Zoom
AIA Zoom Cocktails session.  

Guest Speaker: Ian Burnet -  speaking on his new book - Joseph Conrad's Eastern Voyages. Tales of Singapore and an East Kalimantan River

Members free, others by donation. ($2, $5, or $10 - you choose the level of donation)

Sat 16 October 7:30pm AEDT


21 October to 20 December
Trade Expo Indonesia


Saturday 23 October 


25 October. 3pm WIB

Raising Awareness of the Consequences of Child Brides in Indonesia.

Soroptimists International Jakarta


Thursday 28 October, 4 Nov and 11 Nov
Sing With Us: Javanese Folksong

UNSW Music Performance have coming up as part of Diversity Festival at UNSW!
 We are running 3 workshops with renowned Javanese Gamelan and shadow puppet master Dr Joko Susilo on Thursday 28th October & Thursday 4th and Thursday 11th November. I thought your members might be interested in these events, and that you might be able to help me share the event with your community.
 Dates: 28/10, 4/11 and 11/11
Time: 5:30-7pm
Location: Online
Tickets: Free

Brisbane - Saturday 30 October - 2pm AEDT
Games in the Park
- Come join for free food, games and lots of laughter
Orleigh Park
Hosted by AIYA QLD

Saturday 30 October - 3pm AEDT
The Museum of Indonesian Arts Inc is delighted to present a Saturday Afternoon Encounter with Indonesian Performing Arts in Australia between Indonesian Theatre expert Professor Barbara Hatley and Practitioners Helen Pausacker, Ria Soemardjo, Ron Reeves and Ade Suharto. Please register by 23rd October with

1 Nov 2021 (8:30 am - 5:00 pm) ACST
AIBC Connect 2021: 1 Day Conference

Darwin, NT

To be confirmed


Saturday 6 November 2021 - 6pm AEDT -  (2pm WIB) - Zoom
AIA Zoom Cocktails session.  

Guest Speaker: Indra Rudiansyah -  Indonesian PhD student speaking on his involvement in research and development of the Astra Zeneca vaccine

Members free, others by donation. ($2, $5, or $10 - you choose the level of donation)

Canberra - Sunday 14 November  - 12 noon
AIA ACT Trivia Lunch



14 - 16 December - Zoom
Monash University presents The International Conference and Cultural Event (ICCE) of Lampung Indonesia (14-16 Dec)

ICCE Lampung 2021, presented by the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music and Performance in collaboration with the Monash Herb Feith Indonesia Engagement Centre, will mark the 62nd anniversary of the Monash Faculty of Arts’ ongoing engagement with Indonesia. The conference will be presented online and is free to all presenters and participants. Opening night will be a will be presented online via Zoom video conferencing, having been postponed twice due to the Covid-19 pandemic.





AIA ACT - Indonesian Language Classes start week beginning 4 October 2021. 
Early Bird registration ends Wednesday 29 September. 
·  Fun vocational classes
·  Teachers are professional and native Indonesian speaking
.  Six Levels ENROL HERE

·         Webpage       
.         Phone 0406930835
.         Email:

Indonesian Classes Online and face to face (Melb CBD)
Organised by AIA Vic

In Term 4 2021, AIAV will continue to hold our Bahasa Indonesia classes both via Zoom and Face-to-Face in the CBD.
Zoom classes will be held on Tuesdays for Beginner, Intermediate 1 & 3 and Advanced Conversation from 7.00pm - 8.30pm. Intermediate 2 will be held from 6.30pm - 8.00pm.
Face-to-face classes will be held at the CBD venue on Thursdays for Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced from 6.30pm - 8.30pm.
For more information and online registration:
Term 4 Online Language Class - Tuesday
Term 4 Online Intermediate 2 Language Class - Tuesday
Term 4 Face to Face City Language Class - Thursday


Suara Indonesia Dance - online Indonesian dance classes via zoom. They’re held on Friday nights between 6:30pm - 7:30pm AEST.

Kremes Podcast provides lovers of Australia and Indonesia with a chance to listen to a range of Aus-Indo topics from casual chats about our shared cross-cultural experiences to more informative discussions like tips on living/studying/working in Australia. 

Indonesia Project Global Seminar - ANU’s Indonesia Project online weekly series of seminars on COVID-19. Join in for live discussions, or surf through the archives of previous seminars.


If you know of any upcoming events, please let us KNOW.

Australia Indonesia Association of NSW - 2021 Membership Application.

To apply (or renew) and pay for AIA membership, please click on the membership button below.

AIA Membership
AIA NSW needs assistance with:
  • Website and social media content management
  • Organising Zoom speakers and sessions
  • Planning for the Australia Indonesia Awards program and gala Awards Presenntation Night
Also looking for people to join the committee.
For more information, send us an email

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