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Australia-Indonesia Institute grant recipients, COVID-19 special grants round, 2020-21

Project title Recipient Project description AII grant (GST inc. where applicable) Grant funding location
Australia Indonesia Awards Program Australia Indonesia Association of NSW The Australia Indonesia Awards recognise and honour individuals who have made a significant contribution to the greater understanding and friendship between Australians and Indonesians. $10,000.00 Australia, Indonesia
Collaborative approaches to interpretation in Australian and Indonesian museums Deakin University This project will create new ways of curating maritime-themed collections and provide new approaches to understanding how these histories are collected, displayed, and interpreted in Australian and Indonesian museums. $30,000.00 Australia, Indonesia
Addressing policy gaps in inclusive education for students with disabilities La Trobe University This program will deliver a six-day intensive professional development for 30 participants that include young educators, students, and disability advocates from different part of Indonesia. Australian and Indonesian disability advocates and educational practitioners will lead participatory and inclusive training. $25,000.00 Australia, Indonesia
Online research training for disabled people’s organisations in Indonesia University of Sydney The Sydney Southeast Asia Centre, in partnership with the Indonesian Center for Law and Policy Studies and Plumtree, will deliver an online research training program for disability activists from across Indonesia. $11,194.00 Australia, Indonesia
Sustaining bilateral research partnerships: Online Indonesia Council Open Conference The University of Queensland ICOC2021 will proceed in hybrid (online and in-person) form, facilitating international participation and collaboration between researchers from Australia, Indonesia and around the world. $18,049.26 Australia, Indonesia
AIYA’s Digital Operations Strategy - Adjusting to the New Normal Australia-Indonesia Youth Association (AIYA) AIYA will be expanding their digital offerings by increasing their digital capacity and online events. This will include greater investment into digital language-learning programs, academic webinar series, interactive social media campaigns and the establishment of a dedicated digital events team. $25,000.00 Australia
Internet suicide prevention ads for Indonesia University of New South Wales / Black Dog Institute This project aims to tackle suicide through two initiatives, a lived experience advisory database developed through facilitated workshops and an intervention using Google Ads. $40,000.00 Australia, Indonesia
A contemporary cross-cultural collaboration: Weaving the Harmony of Diversity West Australian Ballet Company Inc. Weaving the Harmony of Diversity is a film project for contemporary Indonesian and Australian audiences, celebrating the heritage of traditional Indonesian dance and Classical Ballet styles, and the strong cultural identity of Indonesia and its’ people. $25,020.00 Australia, Indonesia
Women's Interdisciplinary Round Table: COVID-19 and the Future of SDGs Flinders University This project aims to keep women's rights to communicate and collaborate in intellectual dialogue at the forefront of original knowledge generation. $21,013.00 Australia, Indonesia
E-learning to sustain action against AMR in Indonesia during COVID-19 Ausvet Pty Ltd This project involves the delivery of online epidemiological training which will enhance Indonesia's capacity to implement surveillance of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and antimicrobial use across human, terrestrial animal and aquatic animal health. $30,000.00 Australia, Indonesia
Collaborative approaches to capacity building in Indonesian maritime archaeology University of Sydney This project will develop capacity to manage underwater cultural heritage in Indonesia through the design and delivery of an online training course for up to 15 Indonesian heritage and archaeology tertiary students. $11,583.00 Australia, Indonesia
Reactivating Australian-Indonesian fashion and textile ecosystems through online engagement Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology This project aims to develop skills critical to an entrepreneurial approach to fashion enterprise, through practice-based, problem-led challenges, framed by both, the uncertain COVID-19 economic outlook and an ethical and sustainable fashion agenda. $30,000.00 Australia, Indonesia
Capacity building of women entrepreneurs in rural Indonesia Torrens University The aim of this project is to harness Australian expertise to enhance the capability of ANGIN - a partner organization in Indonesia - to empower women-led micro/small enterprises through enhancing skills and competitiveness, to be better prepared in post-COVID-19 Indonesia. $32,000.00 Indonesia
PLATFORM The SUBSTATION Incorporated PLATFORM – Indonesia will be a night of Indonesian and Australian music and art within The SUBSTATION’s Minecraft world. $21,500.00 Australia, Indonesia
National Australia Indonesia Language Awards (NAILA) Competition 2020-21 Australia Indonesia Youth Association NAILA is an annual Indonesian speech competition that rewards and fosters the development of Indonesian language learning in Australia at all levels. 30,000.00 Australia
‘All of Us’ translation and publication in Indonesia Dr Ellen Kent This project will bring the children’s book ‘All of Us’ to an even broader audience, translating it into the language of the most populous nation of the region, Bahasa Indonesia. $19,036.00 Australia, Indonesia
Melbourne-Bandung virtual innovation series Deakin University In this four-part innovation series, SPARK Deakin and City of Melbourne join forces with The Greater Hub at the Institute of Technology Bandung and City of Bandung to share interesting innovation stories from entrepreneurs in both cities on a variety of themes. $25,000.00 Australia, Indonesia
Why Study Indonesian? A Rationale for Australian Education University of Melbourne A contemporary and relevant rationale for studying Indonesian language and cultures is needed if study of Indonesia is to have a chance to survive - and grow – in Australian schools. $40,000.00 Australia
Australia-Indonesia Remote Football Development Program Football West Limited To promote Australia’s football development expertise to Indonesian clubs, peak bodies and community groups, Football West will run a female football mentoring project using our high-performance women's programs. $27,500.00 Australia, Indonesia
Australia-Indonesia Sustainable Futures: building capacity towards climate resilient development pathways Griffith University This project aims to build capacity of emerging leaders in Indonesia and Australia to consider, articulate and problem-solve the dual challenges of sustainable development and climate change within local communities. $27,500.00 Australia, Indonesia
Aus-Indo Chooks Flinders University This project aims to create a safe online environment for female entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs and founders to share ideas, connect with each other, build confidence, learn and test their business objectives, in a supportive environment. $27,500.00 Australia, Indonesia
Makassar – Yirrkala Connections: Voices from Makassar Rumata’ Artspace Makassar This project aims to provide digital comic and interactive storytelling program about Makassan people’s collective memories of the voyages to Arnhem Land which took place from 1700s to early 1900s. $30,000.00 Australia, Indonesia
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