Islam in Australia: Historical Links of the Aborigines and Makassar Fishermen

As a participant of the Australia-Indonesia Muslim Exchange Program (AIMEP), I got an important explanation in understanding relation of Indonesia and Australia on the ‘Link of History and Indigenous Australia’. This topic was presented by Uncle Andrew Gardiner –an Australian Aboriginal Muslim– and Dr. Lily Yulianti Farid –Director of Makassar International Writers Festival. The following […]

AIMEP 2021: Not Just Exchanging Views, But Also Forming Friendships & Collaborations

2021 AIMEP delegate Khotimun Sutanti reflects on the unique potential of virtual programs to foster deep friendships and meaningful collaborations during the challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic.________ NASYIAH.OR.ID, JAKARTA– Sobat Nasyiah!. Di masa Pandemi Covid 19 ini, sadar ataupun tidak, kita telah mempercepat adaptasi kita dengan teknologi daring. Mulai dari pekerjaan sehari-hari, sekolah, pelatihan, […]

Young Australian Muslims Experience Life in Indonesia

Australian AIMEP delegates reflect on their time in Indonesia – the progressive nature of Indonesian society, the active engagement of women in all spheres of life, and the importance of people-to-people connections.

Exploring Muslim identity in Australia and Indonesia

Established in 2002, the Australia-Indonesia Institute’s Muslim Exchange Program (MEP) establishes and nurtures the ongoing contact between emerging leaders of Muslim communities in both Australia and Indonesia.