Australia-Indonesia Youth Exchange Program

AIYEP is a one of a kind, highly successful program marking its 36th year this year. Eighteen young Indonesians aged 21-25 spend two months (October to December) in Australia undertaking work placements, homestays, cultural performances and visits to local schools and communities. Eighteen young Australians undertake a similar program in Indonesia with their Indonesian counterparts from December to February.

The program aims to provide opportunities for young people from Indonesia and Australia to gain a better understanding of the culture, development and way of life of each other's country. AIYEP alumni form a vibrant group whose members have gone on to work in areas with a continuing involvement in the bilateral relationship. For further information including AIYEP contacts please visit the http://afs.org.au/aiyep/

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Australia-Indonesia Youth Exchange Program participants
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Phil De Zylva during the village stay sights the rare Rafflesia flower - the biggest flower in the world.
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Alison Youssef teaching an SMA class about Australia in Rokan Hulu, Riau province.
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Julian with village youths in the Aur Betung dusun where he stayed.