Indonesia

HelloTalk Review: A Free Instant Messaging App for Online Language Exchange

Language exchange has truly reached the smartphone age with a neat new app called Hello Talk. The interface is similar to other instant messenger apps such as WeChat and Kakao Talk where you can send instant messages, images and voice messaging. However, unlike … Read More

New Colombo Plan: Asia-bound Scholarship on Steroids

When I began my degree in 2009 a $5000 overseas travel grant from the Australian Government seemed like a pretty good deal to study in China. Five years on and the stock in Asia-bound scholarships has skyrocketed. They are now … Read More

Asialink Arts Residency Program

Photo courtesy of Julien Mailler Scholarship Description Each year the Asialink Arts Residency Program sends Australian writers, performers, artists and arts managers to live and work throughout Asia. Since its inception in 1991 the program has sent more than 600 … Read More

The Australia Indonesia Institute (AII)

Photo courtesy of Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade The Australia-Indonesia Institute (AII) is an advisory board in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). The AII was established by the Australian Government in 1989. The AII aims to develop relations between … Read More

Study experience in Eastern Indonesia

  First published at 3:51pm, February 28, 2014 on The Australian,  ‘Rich insights on Indonesia’s periphery’ The flames of the woodfire pit lick upwards towards the low ceiling in the dim murkiness of the grass thatch hut, locally referred to as the … Read More