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Kids and family in Makassar

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  • Kids and family in Makassar

    Hello All. My husband and I are planning to possibly move to Makassar, South Sulawesi, next year for a year. We are family of 4 with a 3 year old and a one year old. My husband would be volunteering under the Australian volunteer program. I’ll be looking after the kids. We have both lived and worked in various parts of the world and are keen to have a family adventure. I have a few questions but I am also looking for general ideas and advice? What kind of accomodation is available for families? What is Makassar like for kids?
    Any suggestions related to settling in and making life easier for a newly arrived family? Thank you.

  • #2
    I don't know Makassar but I would alert you about the visa your husband needs to get , if the Volunteer Program will not provide assistance on that . There is no specific Indonesian Visa for volunteering and illegal work is a crime in Indonesia , so better be 100% sure to get a special authorization for volunteering , if not with the Work & Holiday Visa . (About Indonesia)


    • #3
      Hi Marcus, thank you for letting us know. We are just applying at this stage but visas and insurance etc will be formally organised as part of the program.


      • #4
        I would appreciate if later you tell us which kind of Indonesian Visa your husband will use .