Christmas in July

G’day Mate!! Have you ever heard of a celebration called Christmas in July? Well, if not, let me explain this further. Christmas in July is Australians’ Christmas-like celebration in July. As we all know, the Australian weather pattern is totally contradictory of that in North America. When it is summer in America, it is winter in Australia. Since Christmas and winter/snow is identical, the term of Christmas in July was born.

Here in Australia, we might miss out on the whole ‘white Christmas’ deal, but you’ll find plenty of ways to celebrate a wintery Christmas in July. That’s why I’m gonna tell you the top three places to celebrate it in Sydney.

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Christmas in July

Pengalaman Dengan OSHC Family, Hamil, dan Melahirkan di Gong (Part 2 – Pengalaman Suami)

Tidak cuma istri, suami juga wajib tahu apa yang harus dilakukan saat istrinya melahirkan. Dari pemerintah Australia sendiri hal ini diperhatikan. Keluarga yang akan memiliki anak disediakan buku selain For Mommy, juga khusus dibuatkan buku For Daddy yang berisi panduan untuk ayah. Seperti sayap, kedua orang tua harus saling membantu. Berikut pengalaman saya sebagai ayah siaga di Australia.

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Pengalaman Dengan OSHC Family, Hamil, dan Melahirkan di Gong (Part 2 – Pengalaman Suami)

Merayakan Natal di Wollongong

Merayakan Natal di negeri Kangguru memiliki kesan tersendiri. Saya dan keluarga merayarakan Natal di gereja City Central Presbytarian Church, bertempat di perempatan Kembla St and Burelli St. Gereja ini termasuk salah satu gereja yang sering dikunjungi mahasiswa kristen Indonesia yang sedang menempuh studi di University of Wollongong. Beberapa gereja lainnya adalah Uniting Church di Crown St dan Gateway Church di Keira St.

Tulisan ini merupakan pengalaman pribadi saya ketika merayakan Natal di City Central Presbytarian Church bersama keluarga.

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Merayakan Natal di Wollongong

Petunjuk Praktis Studi dan Hidup di Australia

Perhimpunan Pelajar Indonesia di Australia (PPIA) periode 2014-2015 mengeluarkan Buku Pintar PPI Australia: Buku Petunjuk Praktis tentang Studi dan Hidup di Australia. Isinya menurut saya sangat bagus mengenai apa-apa saja yang harus dipersipakan jika dan sebelum akan belajar di Australia. Disini saya mencoba merangkumnya dalam daftar singkat tips apa saja yang harus dilakukan jika akan pindah ke Australia, tentu saja yang menurut saya penting, dibukunya sendiri ada 15 hal, kalau penasaran bisa dilihat pratinjau bukunya yang saya sertakan di tulisan ini.

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Petunjuk Praktis Studi dan Hidup di Australia

Pengalaman dengan OSHC family, hamil, dan melahirkan di Gong (Part 1 – OSHC family)

OSHC (Overseas Student Health Cover) naik lagi!!

Hal ini yang pertama kali menjadi pertimbangan untuk para student yang mau membawa serta keluarganya. Tidak dipungkiri banyak teman kami yang akhirnya urung, memilih untuk LDR dengan anak dan pasangan, gara-gara biaya OSHC  super tinggi yang bisa bikin collapse rekening yang menopang beasiswa?.  Di kampus saya UOW, BUPA sebagai provider OSHC menetapkan quote yang makin kesini dirasa makin muahal. Kabarnya begitu pun juga dengan provider di kampus lain, misalnya Allianz.

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Pengalaman dengan OSHC family, hamil, dan melahirkan di Gong (Part 1 – OSHC family)

Mobile E-Health Record, is it a “Frankenstein IT system” ?

This paper is a personal reflection as a part of portfolio assignment http://mahara.uowplatform.edu.au/view/view.php?id=60393 on SNPG950- Reflection for practice, UOW School of Nursing

This paper is a personal reflection on Information Technology (IT) in the documentation of nursing care in Indonesia and uses a framework proposed by Rolfe (2001).

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Mobile E-Health Record, is it a “Frankenstein IT system” ?

Leadership in Healthcare Service

This essay was submitted as an individual assignment on SNPG925- Effective Leadership in Health, UOW School of Nursing

INTRODUCTION

Nursing is one of the key professions in the delivery of health care service in Australia. There were more than 250.000 nurses working in Australia in 2011; the nurse ratio in the population is 1,195.8 per 100,000 persons (ABS 2013). The more competent nurses are, the higher quality of health care service will be provided. Leadership is one of the skills that nurses need to provide the nursing practice (White 2002, p.669). This paper will discuss how nurses’ individual leadership development can impact on health care service.

Keywords: Leadership, nurse, transformational leadership, authentic leadership, aesthetic leadership.

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Leadership in Healthcare Service

Diari Ibu: memotret lahan penunjang bertumbuh kembangnya budaya literasi di Australia

Catatan ini merekam langkah pengalaman saya sebagai ibu yang mendampingi kedua gadis kecilnya memasuki dunia literasi di negeri Kanguru. Saya akan mengawalinya dengan menuturkan secara singkat proses yang membawa saya ke negeri ini dan kemudian menggambarkan keterlibatan kami dalam praktek sosial berbasis literasi.

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Diari Ibu: memotret lahan penunjang bertumbuh kembangnya budaya literasi di Australia

Indonesian Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) Initiatives: Implications for Its Distributed Network Topology and Design

Author: Ima Apriany

This essay was submitted as an individual essay assignment on ISIT925-Network Design.

Abstract

Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) initiative are promising to deliver strategic advantage, especially for Indonesia as a developing country. Despite its impediments in its implementation, the government agencies and higher educational institution are motivated to commit and collaborate in creating FOSS community by underpinning a distributed network. Consequently, there will be some technical requirement implications for its network design and also a need for an enhanced computing strategy that can be utilised so that the FOSS initiative can be implemented efficiently. In this paper, a topology for data transfer process was elaborated that engaged 32 nodes throughout Indonesia while the network requirement analysis was derived from user requirement which is least technical then drilled down into application, device and network as the most technical one.

Keywords – Free Open Source Software (FOSS), Indonesia Higher Education Network (INHERENT), Government Initiatives, Network Topology, Network Design

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Indonesian Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) Initiatives: Implications for Its Distributed Network Topology and Design