2002

AIMEP is inaugurated. On September First group of Indonesian delegates travels to Australia, including Abdul Mu’ti, future National Secretary of Muhammadiyah

2004

AIMEP expanded to include first Australian delegation, including Bayram Aktepe, future President of the Islamic Council of Victoria

2005

2004 alumni Aziz and Rasheeda Cooper return to Indonesia to volunteer after 2004 Aceh Boxing Day Tsunami

2008

Journalists from national television station TransTV and regional newspaper Jawa Pos travel to Australia to cover AIMEP visit.

2009

First Indonesian delegate from Eastern Indonesia; Australian delegation includes first delegates from Darwin and Perth

2012

AIMEP celebrates 10-year anniversary. Australian government launches the Australia-Malaysia Young Muslim Exchange Program modelled on the Australia-Indonesia Muslim Exchange Program

2015

One of the first MEP alumni from 2002, Dr. Abdul Mu’ti, is elected General Secretary of Muhammadiyah, Indonesia’s second largest Islamic organisation.