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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 AEST unless otherwise specified.


Australia Indonesia Youth Exchange Program (AIYEP)
Applications Close 20 Sept.


Thursday 9 September 2021 - 16:30 WIB / 19:30 AEST 



Wed, 15 Sep 2021, 1:00 PM – Fri, 17 Sep 2021, 5:00 PM AEST - Fully Online
Indonesia Update.

In sickness and in health: diagnosing Indonesia. Join the conference which examines the extent to which Indonesia’s health system has succeeded in dealing with the many challenges it faces.
(ANU Project).

Register here.


Thursday 16 September 11am  - AEST - via Zoom


Brisbane - 16 Sept
Indoz Conference



Thursday 16 September - 3pm Jkt time via Zoom
“Apart but Together, IHS my Community”

Indonesian Heritage Society
Look forward to welcoming you to our next “Virtual Selamat Datang” via Zoom. 


Saturday 18 September 2021 - 6pm AEST -  (3pm WIB) - Zoom
AIA Zoom Cocktails session.  

Guest Speaker: Kelli Swazey speaking on Indonesian tourism and religious/cultural identity. Kelli is aan anthropologist who spent many years in Indonesia researching how religion, spirituality and politics define society in Indonesia,

Profile photo of Kelli Swazey, Ph.D.

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


Saturday 25 September - 3pm AEST - Via Zoom
The Museum of Indonesian Arts Inc is delighted to present the highly regarded author, Ian Burnet,
  in a talk about Joseph Conrad and his books set in the Indonesian Archipelago.
REGISTER  by 18 September 

Canberra - Sunday 26 September - 5 - 7pm 
INDONESIAN FILM NIGHT  – ‘Terbang Menembus Langit’ (Soar to the Sky) 

Balai Bahasa Indonesia ACT and Indonesian Embassy
Cinema, Kambri Cultural Centre, University Ave, ANU.

30 September 5pm
IS4 Webinar | Is there Indonesian history before 1945?
Unconnected histories, and the (near) absence of postcolonial concerns. 
Sponsored by the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre (SSEAC), the Cornell Southeast Asia Program (SEAP) and the Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies (KITLV), this virtual seminar series brings together social science experts from across the globe to discuss pressing issues facing Indonesia.
Register here


Saturday 2 October 2021 - 6pm AEST -  (3pm WIB) - Zoom
AIA Zoom Cocktails session.  

Guest Speaker: Sven Verbeek Wolthuys - "Jakarta: Menteng's metamorphosis (part 2)". Sven will speak on his Menteng research which is now well underway. The plan is to pick two very different streets in Menteng and show how these streets were designed, developed and how they changed over the past 100 years. 

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

Ubud - 29 October to 8 November
Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2021


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

Darwin, NT

To be confirmed

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 free hybrid event, hosted at Monash University Teaching and Learning Building, Clayton Campus with a zoom attendance option.




Indonesian Classes Online for Adults.
Organised by AIA ACT

6 Adult levels - starting 12 July. 8 weeks. Cost $140
Discounts available


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

In Term 2 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 and then on Thursdays for Intermediate 2, from 7pm - 8.30pm.
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 2 Online Language Class - Tuesday
Term 2 Online Language Class - Thursday
Term 2 Face-to-Face Language Class CBD - Thursday
Students will be provided with the relevant links and information prior to the beginning of class.


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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