Join a network of emerging leaders that crosses borders.

Applications to join our 2018 conference are now open!

Each year, 30 CAUSINDY delegates take part in a four-day program, including panel discussions, social activities and networking events. CAUSINDY alumni are drawn from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences, from senior public servants to prominent academics across Australia and Indonesia.

In 2018, CAUSINDY heads to Indonesia with a focus on maritime sector. Over a four day program of panels, speakers and special events, we’ll explore new opportunities for collaboration and cooperation in terms of bilateral relationship at Sea.

Read about some of our past delegates’ experiences.


Fahd Pahdepie (2017)

CAUSINDY is a well-formatted conference that will give you the “triple I”: Insight, info and imagination. Everything in this conference is crafted to give the participants abundant of information and knowledge—which will enrich your imagination, widen your thinking horizon about bilateral relationship between Indonesia and Australia.

Monty Pounder (2017)

Joining CAUSINDY 2017 in Melbourne was an exceptional professional experience. The program brought together an extraordinary selection of people involved in the Australia-Indonesia relationship from business, academia and government. It was a privilege to join this group in stimulating and constructive exchanges of ideas on everything from politics, economic policy and foreign investment.

Tim Watts MP (2016)

I was [able to] to connect myself with a network other young leaders passionate about the Australia-Indonesia relationship.

Fitri Bintang Timur (2014)

CAUSINDY allows us to build bridges between the two countries so that cooperation could happen and even more amazing things can take place.

Ben Davis (2014)

CAUSINDY is a great opportunity to meet and get to know professionally and personally the future thought leaders and change makers of the bilateral relationship.

Esther Sainsbury (2014)

CAUSINDY reminded me that every young Australian with an interest in Indonesia and improving Australia’s regional relations has an important role to play in shaping new ideas and approaches to the Australia-Indonesia relationship and Australian foreign policy towards Indonesia.

Gatot Soepriyanto (2013)

CAUSINDY is such a great forum where young Australian and Indonesian meet, discuss and act to develop a better people to people relationship between the two neighbouring countries.

Jack McNaught (2013)

CAUSINDY is a rare opportunity for youth interested in the relationship between Indonesia and Australia – I can’t think of any other platform that brings together a group of people with so much knowledge, energy and enthusiasm!