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World music show :Rick Heritage


Phone: (07) 3252 1555 (during business hours)
Fax: (07) 3252 1950
Postal Address: P.O. Box 509 Fortitude Valley, 4006 Brisbane
Station Address: 291 St. Pauls Terrace Fortitude Valley, 4006 Brisbane Multicultural Show - Rick Heritage.

BEMAC - Brisbane Ethnic Music and Arts Centre

Organises ethnic music and arts activities, including events celebrating Indonesian culture

Director: Bronte Morris

Address: 120 Main St Kangaroo Point Qld 4169
PO Box 7299 Brisbane Queensland Australia
Phone: (61) 07 3391 4433 Fax:07 3391 2802


Brisbane Powerhouse: Centre for the Live Arts

Innovative and progressive live arts center. Featuring performance art, live music, film, visual arts, workshops etc, from Australia and overseas. Has presented Festival Nusantara and many other Indonesian cultural events

Director: Andrew Ross
119 Lamington Street, New Farm, Queensland Australia 4005
Tel: + 61 7 3358 8622 Fax: + 61 7 3358 8611

Brisbane Writers Festival - October 2-5

PO Box 3567 South Brisbane QLD 4104
Ph: (07) 3255 0254 or fax: (07) 3255 0362


Cecily Bisshop Toowoomba 4350 Queensland Ph: (61) 07 4634 7568

Colours of Indonesia

Colourful dancers holding their culture in their hands.
Drum, hand and knee slapping Tari Saman from Sumatera
Indang and Rantak dances from Sumatra and Yapong, Semarangan and Jaipongan from Java.
From the Indonesian Students Assoc, Brisbane Queensland Australia
Contact: Melanie 61 07 5573 0285

Cynthia Webb

AIAA Cultural Networker/Writer
For Inspirasi Magazine and Jakarta Post

Dave Riley

Artrageous Arts Centre
PO Box 103
Website: www.ozemail.comau/~dhell/mask.htm

Francis Gilfedder

Perfroms Tari Jawa, Tari Bali and is currently interested in cross-cultural, layered or fusion work.
15 Nettleton Cresc Moorooka 4105 Queensland
Phone: (61) 07 3277 1955

Griffith University Indonesian Students

Ivan Handoyo, President of Indonesian Student Asscociation

Griffith University

School of Asia Pacific Studies Brisbane, Qld Bob Elson
Ph: W: (07) 3875 5143
H: (07) 3343 3781

Gupta Lawyers
Immigration Services – migration agent based in Brisbane

We can help people in the Indonesian community:

· Sponsor your relatives (parents, uncles, nieces etc) to live permanently in Australia
· Sponsor your relatives who want to do university studies in Australia
· Help relatives appeal a negative decision that has been made by the Migration Review Tribunal

All the visitors of AIAA site get a free initial consultation – just mention you saw our listing on the website and we will give you a free initial consultation.

OUR PHONE NUMBER: (07) 3846 0422

*We also have a new office on the Gold Coast -
PH: 5535 7255

Indonesia Dance Group, Gold Coast Australia - Member AIAA

Promoting Indonesian culture from Sabang to Merauke - Sumatra, Java, Celebes, Kalimantan, Irian Jaya. Classes held every Saturday 11.30am-12.30pm monthly gathering 11.30-2.30 pm

International Indonesian Group Gold Coast Australia

A monthly community gathering of international freinds socialize, activities entertainment and services.saturday 2nd sat. of month 11.30am-2.30pm


Southport Community Centre Queensland
Vera Kos PO Box 2957 Southport 4215
Phone/Fax: (61) 07 5571 0198 or mob. 0415 623 674

Kari - AIAA Member

Storyteller, musician and teacher of community bamboo music. Performer of Sundanese music and dance specialising in stringed kacapi.
Recording: "Quivering String" by Back to Back Zithers
39 Jubilee Drive Palwoods QLD 4555 Australia
Phone: (61) 07 5445 0622

Kerensa Dewantoro - AIAA Member

Dancer, teacher and performer of Balinese and Sumatran Dance and theatre
mob 0403 519 835

Kyahi Jatidiri Gamelan

Location: Queensland Conservatorium
Instruments: Central Javanese
This is a full salendro set from Central Java which was gifted to the State of Queensland by the Central Javanese Government. It was lodged in the Queensland Museum and is on long-term loan to the Queensland Conservatorium. Its name is Kyahi Jatidiri and it dates from 1908. At the Conservatorium, it is used by student and community groups. From time to time, we give public performances and community workshops. Joyce Teo from the Lasalle-SIA College of the Arts in Singapore has visited on a number of occasions to conduct workshops.

Director: Gregg Howard

Lions Clubs International

We are interested in hearing from Indonesians (and Australians with some association with Indonesia) living in and around the Brisbane area who would be interested in forming a Lions Club for Indonesians. Our aim would be to give Indonesians living in Brisbane the opportunity to become involved in fundraising to assist with humanitarian and community service in Indonesia by utilising well established international programmes administered by Lions Clubs International, in particular related to health projects and youth programmes.

Lions Clubs International is the largest humanitarian and community service organisation in the world with over 1.5 million members in 46000 clubs throughout the world. If you would like more information on Lions Clubs International please visit the international website
or the Australian Lions website at

For further information and to register your interest in forming such a club please contact-
Ross Gibbins- Director Lions Club of Sunnybank (Home): 07 3002 9728 (Work) 07 3272 1494
Mobile: 0419903036
Fax: 07 3272 1942

Malia Ritaningsih

AIAA President and Poetry Co-ordinator

Nana Sheridan

Email :
Home : 2 Zetland St, Upper Mount Cravatt, Qld
Ph: (07) 3420 0229
Mob: 0412728847

Nito & Amelia.

Ph: (07) 3878 5481
Mob: 0408796334

Musikaal Studio -Richard Kaal  -Balinese Music

In 2003, Musikaal Studio started a project recording traditional music in order to create a library of Balinese classical music, by 2008 a total of 42 CDs have been recorded. Richard is  also a consultant for two foundations or yayasan. Yayasan Suara Dana, meaning “the gift of music”, is directed by I Ketut Suardana of Celuk, Gianyar. In this yayasan, he records, produces and writes collaboration fusion music with Balinese musicians. He is also founding member of Yayasan Bali Kharisma ( ), directed by I Nyoman Sumartana of Megati in Tabanan, which has set up a school for locals, offering courses such as English, computing, traditional dance and singing.

Recently, the collaboration music has been Richards main focus. He took a fusion group, blending Balinese traditional and Western music, to the Wintermoon festival and variuos schools in Queensland, Australia. They have also played at numerous festivals in Bali. Richard is building an informative website for the music and recordings at

Phone: +62 828 360 2645
Postal Address: Australia: 112 Evan St, Mackay South. QLD.
           Jl. Yudistira 2, 82162 Megati
           Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia

Pamela Hardy

Artist/Poet Ph: (07) 3376 7758

Pan Event Entertainment

Promotes multicultural performance artists in schools through its cultural infusion programe. Indonesian performances in NSW include wayung kulit and Balinese Tari Gambelan. However schools in the north should also check the Queensland program and schools in the south should check the Victorian program. Contact 1800 010 069 or visit for more information.

Queensland Art Gallery

Kate Ravenswood - Head of Education

Rosita Moesa

Ph: (07) 3870 8523

Salmah Wilson

Salmah is a Balinese dancer of Tari Lepas, incorporating many styles including Legong. Salmah is available for performances and teaching.
5 Meister Court
Carrara Queensland 4211 Australia
Phone: 0404391662

Shake, Rattle 'n' Stroll

Wander through street festivals at twilight with gongs, drums on sashes and the rattle and shake of the bamboo angklung. Silk flags, catcalls and fun, meander out of a Sundanese harvest parade or an ancient legend.
Contact Kari at:
39 Jubilee Drive Palwoods QLD 4555 Australia
Phone: (61) 07 5445 0622

Silat Perisai Diri

Indonesian Martial Arts Classes. Information about classes or demonstrations can be obtained from the instructors listed below (if any problems with these numbers contact headquarters in Brisbane
Contact: Wesley Clark Phone: (61) 07 3848 5949)
Brisbane City Queensland - Michael Dare Phone: (61) 07 3374 3907
Browns Plains Queensland - Russell Dennis Phone: (61) 07 3272 8306
Loganholme Queensland - Stephen Colledge Phone: (61) 07 3209 7675
Miami Queensland - Josh Duke Yonge Phone: (61) 07 5571 0446
Tarragindi Queensland - Wesley Clark Phone: (61) 07 3848 5949
Gympie Queensalnd - Peter Blake Phone: (61) 07 5486 6228
Toowoomba Queensalnd - Doug Symonds Phone: (61) 07 4697 6303
Townsville Queensland - Trevor Mack Phone: (61) 07 4772 4028
Cairns North Queensalnd - Jason Olderoy Phone: (61) 07 4053 5407

Townsville Indonesian Language Services - AIAA Member

Indonesian language teaching especially at the corporate level, ESL to corporate-sponsored Indonesian visitors, advice on business culture for those exploring the market there and translation services. May be the only NAATI accredited translator in North Queensland
Contact: Trevor Mack
16 Church Street Townsville West Queensland Australia
Phone: (61) 07 4772 4028

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