South Australia

The Australia Indonesia Youth Association South Australia (AIYA SA) was established in mid 2013, and currently holds active members from Flinders University, University of Adelaide and University of South Australia, along with several recent graduates and young professionals working throughout South Australia.

AIYA SA has since been able to host a range of exciting and inspiring events including language exchanges, as well as social and networking events.

If you have a keen interest in the Australia-Indonesia relationship and want to be part of AIYA SA then follow us on social media!

Facebook: Australia Indonesia Youth Association – South Australia

Twitter: @AIYA_SA

Feel free to send us an email at sa@aiya.org.au if you have any questions.

AIYA SA Committee 2016
AIYA SA Newly Elected Committee 2016. Photo: Gede Yudistira Putra.

Committee Members

Stiffan Djami: President 

stiffandjamiStiffan began promoting his role on Australia-Indonesia’s bilateral relations since 2009, when he participated in Australia-Indonesia Youth Exchange Program (AIYEP) 2009/10. The AIYEP 2009/10 took place in Perth and Margaret River, Western Australia. The AIYEP program aims to improve people-to-people contact between these two nations through youths and cultures. He works at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia, at the Directorate General of Information and Public Diplomacy. In 2014, he was sent by Indonesia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs to Consulate General of Indonesia in Perth, Western Australia. Thus, Australia is not a new thing for him. Currently, he is undertaking his Master in International Trade and Development at the University of Adelaide. Stiffan had done internship at RTR Radio 92.1 FM in Perth, WA as well as taught Bahasa Indonesia at Margaret River Primary School in Margaret River, WA. Stiffan believes that AIYA could help improve better understandings and stronger bilateral relations between Australia and Indonesia.

Hanna Brimstone: Secretary 

hannahbrimstoneHannah is currently completing a combined Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice/Behavioural Science (Psychology) degree, together with a Diploma in Language (Indonesian), at Flinders University. She has a strong interest in international law, foreign policy, and the Australia-Indonesia bilateral relationship. These interests grew from her travels and in-country study over the last few years. She hopes to return to Indonesia for an extended period in 2018, in order to deepen her understanding and improve her Bahasa.

Jason Fopp: Treasurer 

jasonfoppJason is a law and commerce student at the University of Adelaide. He became interested in Indonesia at the beginning of his undergraduate degree and began studying Indonesian in 2015. He is active in the South Australian Indonesian community and recently helped with events such as Indofest. He hopes AIYA can help be a bridge between Indonesians and Australians in South Australia.