Sulawesi Selatan


Some may say Sulawesi Selatan is an unusual destination for an AIYA Chapter but since its establishment in 2017 AIYA SulSel has gone from strength to strength. The Chapter was created thanks to the 2016-17 cohort of the Australia-Indonesia Youth Exchange Program (AIYEP) and was proudly supported by the Australian Consulate General, Makassar. You can follow events and updates from the Chapter on social media:

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Committee Members

Biba is an employee of Telecommunication's company. She is passionate about culture and languages, and highly interested in international relations to engage with various kinds of people. Being a part of AIYA, she hopes to have a space to improve herself and develop a mutual understanding of Indonesia-Australia relations.

Nurul Ainun Habiba

Chapter President

Richard is an English Literature student at Universitas Hasanuddin. Currently, taking a role as AIYA Sulawesi Selatan Chapter Vice President. Richard spends his time by involved in a language community, such as being a facilitator of Focus Group Discussion. He has high curiosity about self-development which made him joined AIYA.

Richard Siahaya

Vice President

Ace has previously joined the AIYA South Sulawesi chapter as a professional officer and is now the treasurer. Ace graduated from Stiem Bongaya Makassar majoring in accounting. She has an interest in intercultural relations and is excited to expand her network and learn more about the two countries and hopes that joining AIYA can connect young people from both Indonesia and Australia to get involved in the many activities that will be held.

Andi Chadijah


Aisyah holds a bachelor degree in Public Health. She currently working as a freelancer and volunteering for AIYA and mental health Organisation. Her biggest goal is to study and work abroad. She believes that as a part of AIYA will her to achieve her goal and improving herself.

Aisyah Meydhika


Since in medical school, Wiwi is active in volunteering and social activities. She loves to treat patients while organize some events. She realizes that being a medical doctor means to help others in health services. Get involved with AIYA will provide her new experience, new friends, and enhance her knowledge of both countries, especially in health sector.

Nurhatimah Fratiwi

Professional Committee Officer

Hallo, I’m Muhammad Rafi Athallah who graduated in Hasanuddin University, taking on Civil Engineering Major. Currently, I’m working as engineering staff at Government-Owned Corporation. Furthermore, I’m also actively involved in several organizations and participates in volunteer activities related to education and social. Consequently, i believe AIYA is the right place to release my skills and socialize with a new people.

Muhammad Rafi Athallah

Professional Committee Officer

I am a geophysics undergraduate student at hasanuddin university class of 2020. i am very motivated to continue learning and improving my skills. interested in emvironmentally sustainable especially petroleum and mining systems. i have experience working as part of a team and individually.

Akbar Dermawan

Professional Committee Officer

Raisa is a graduate of Hasanuddin University with a major in accounting. She is currently working in the construction industry. Her passion for social good shines through in a vibrant tapestry of volunteer experiences. She sees every interaction as a thread woven into the fabric of positive change. This unwavering conviction led her to AIYA, a bridge connecting young minds from Australia and Indonesia. Through joining AIYA, she aspires to forge meaningful connections with people from diverse backgrounds, fostering mutual learning and growth.

Raisa Ikefitri

Education Officer

Hello, I am Hikari Khalilah Tjaronge, I am part of AIYA South Sulawesi Chapter as Event Officer in 2024. I graduated from Hasanuddin University majoring in Civil Engineering. Currently, I am working as an engineering staff in one of the construction companies and also pursuing my Master's degree in the same field. Apart from school and work, I also like to meet and learn new things. Therefore, I joined AIYA hoping that I can meet new people and develop my skills.

Hikari Khalilah Tjaronge

Education Officer

Rahmat often called mato is a fresh graduate majoring in public administration. He is active in various organizational activities and volunteer movements. Mato is currently focusing as a content writer at a creative agency. In addition, he is very interested in literature and world history. He sees that Aiya is the right community to channel his interests.

Muh. Nur Rahmat

Socio-Cultural Officer

Wada’a Gaizhani is currently serving as a Socio-Cultural staff at the AIYA South Sulawesi chapter. She is an undergraduate student majoring in English Linguistics at Hasanuddin University. Gess has been actively involved in various organizations and has participated in numerous volunteering events. Furthermore, she believes that her engagement with AIYA will be a pleasant opportunity for personal growth but also as a chance to contribute meaningfully to the community.

Wada’a Gaizhani

Socio-Cultural Officer

William is currently taking a role as AIYA Sulsel Education Event Officers. He is currently study at Atma Jaya University. He is actively involved in various Organizations. He hopes that his involvement with AIYA will be a great opportunity to improve and will have a chance to make a different.

William Aristia

Education Officer

Abdul Jalil Azis Currently serves as a member of AIYA South Sulawesi. Technology lover, creative, enthusiastic and passionate about learning. Committed to developing skills in technology and entrepreneurship. Have a special interest in special interests, for example: artificial intelligence, data analysis and business. Likes working in a team and has good communication skills.

Abdul Jalil Azis

Sports Events Officer

Febyola is a graduate of Hasanuddin University Makassar with a Masters in Management. Currently, she works at a law office in Makassar City. She plans to continue her studies in Australia which has motivated her to learn many things about Australian culture. she believes that AIYA is the right place to develop oneself and broaden one's insight into Australian culture. so she hopes to gain more interesting connections and experiences.

Andi Feby Ola

Sports Events Officer

I am Nilayanti, Communication Division of AIYA South Sulawesi, it is very exciting for me to be in a position that suits my hobbies, currently I am in my third year of studying at UINAM Communication Science Department, through my interest in cultural diversity I can learn new things through AIYA South Sulawesi and get to know the culture more broadly.


Education Officer

An enthusiastic individual with a passion for volunteering since college, I have actively contributed to various initiatives, demonstrating a commitment to social causes. My keen interest in technology reflects a dedication to staying abreast of advancements in the field. Joining AIYA was a deliberate choice driven by the desire to expand my network, fostering connections that align with my goal of pursuing further education in Japan. Eager to contribute to cross-cultural dialogue and innovation, I see AIYA as a platform to build meaningful relationships while working towards my educational aspirations.

Nur Islamiyah

Socio-Cultural Officer

Sri Putri Ramadhani holds a degree in English education and is now working as a tutor at one of the course centers in Makassar. She believes that being a communication officer can help her establish cultural exchanges, develop skills, and contribute to bilateral relations between Australia and Indonesia.

Sri Putri Ramadhani

Socio-Cultural Officer

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