Alumni Spotlight on Yudistira Adipratama (Makassar 2018)

By Catherine Setiawan I first met Yudistira, or Yudis, at CAUSINDY 2018 in Makassar, Indonesia. From day one, I knew that Yudis is a man with a big vision. This year, he received his Master of Law from the University of Melbourne with a full scholarship from Australia Awards in Indonesia (AAI). Before undertaking his Master’s degree, he had already …

Panel Wrap-Up: Youth Action and Social Activism (CAUSINDY 2019)

by Lachlan Haycock The second and final panel of the conference examined the role of youth action in the context of social activism. Our panelists discussed the ups and downs of youth movements, from the Australian far-right to Indonesian citizen journalism and election volunteerism. Our all-female panel promoted women’s rights, LGBTIQ+ issues and the importance of health education. The panel …

Panel Wrap-Up: Government, Business and Politics (CAUSINDY 2019)

by Catherine Setiawan The first panel of the conference was held at the NT Department of Trade, Business and Innovation and discussed issues of Government, Business, and Politics – looking at these topics from a ‘top-down’ perspective. The speakers were Dr. Ross Tapsell, Lecturer and Researcher at ANU, Air Marshal (Ret) Eris Herryanto, Secretary of the Asian Games 2018, and Nicholas …

Anton “Ojek Bule” Lucanus: Alumni Spotlight (Melbourne 2017)

By Catherine Setiawan Anton Lucanus is famous online for his Instagram account @ojekbule. But in addition to his funny and crazy posts, Anton holds a BSc from the University of Western Australia and is the Co-founder of Neliti, Indonesia’s largest digital library with over 200,000 publications and 3 million monthly website visitors. Check out my interview with Anton below. Who …

Alumni Spotlight: Noudhy Valdryno (Makassar 2018)

By Catherine Setiawan In this article, Catherine Setiawan, also part of the alumni cohort of CAUSINDY 2018, shares Noudhy Valdryno’s story. I first met Noudhy ‘Ryno’ Valdryno at CAUSINDY 2018 in Makassar. Ryno tells me that he always had a deep interest in Australia even before finishing his undergraduate degree in Melbourne. He now holds a Bachelor of Political Science and Sociology from the …

Kontribusi Pemuda Dalam Peningkatan Hubungan Bilateral – BaKTINews

Oleh Rio Afifuddin Artikel ini diterbitkan dalam BaKTINews edisi 153 Oktober-November 2018. Hubungan dua negara Indonesia dan Australia telah berlangsung sejak abad ke-18, bahkan sebelum ditemukannya benua Australia oleh pelaut dari Eropa. Kontak dagang telah dikembangkan antara masyarakat indigenous di daratan Australia bagian Utara dengan pelaut Makassar, terutama pada komoditas teripang, yaitu sejenis timun laut yang pada kala itu dianggap …

Alumni Story: Catherine Setiawan (Makassar 2018)

Catherine Setiawan is alumna of CAUSINDY 2018 in Makassar. Tell us about your current role and how you got there? I currently work as a Regulatory Reform Adviser at Cardno International Development under the project of the Australia Indonesia Partnership for Economic Development (Prospera-DFAT). I work closely with the Government of Indonesia to improve Indonesia’s Ease of Doing Business (EODB) …

Alumni Story: Charlotte Corbyn (Makassar 2018)

Charlotte Corbyn is alumna of CAUSINDY 2018 in Makassar. Tell us about your current role and how you got there. I work for the Australian government in international policy. I always wanted to work in international engagement, but I wasn’t really sure how to get there. When I was studying, I did a semester in Indonesia with ACICIS. It was …

WATCH: Study in Yogyakarta – A CAUSINDY Review Initiative

Through the CAUSINDY Review, delegates work together under the mentorship of experts to explore issues in the Australia-Indonesia relationship and develop practical and creative solutions. Across five years of CAUSINDY, there has been a plethora of highly energised delegates and equally impressive projects that positively contribute to the bilateral relationship. In this series, we look at a selection of some …

Neng Koala – A CAUSINDY Alumni Grant Recipient

Through the CAUSINDY Review, delegates work together under the mentorship of experts to explore issues in the Australia-Indonesia relationship and develop practical and creative solutions. Across five years of CAUSINDY, there has been a plethora of highly energised delegates and equally impressive projects that positively contribute to the bilateral relationship. In this series, we look at a selection of some …