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On 18 October 2013 AIEF’s Corporate Partner BHP Billiton announced a further $10 million investment in AIEF’s Scholarship Program at a breakfast in Perth.

18 Oct 2013

QLD Mentor Program End of Year Activity

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Participants of the AIEF Mentor Program in Brisbane celebrated another successful year at the Program’s end of year event.

24 Oct 2013

2013 AIEF Graduation Lunch QLD

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32 Year 12 AIEF Scholarship Students, staff from AIEF Partner Schools, several AIEF alumni and AIEF representatives gathered for the AIEF Graduation Lunch in Brisbane.

20 Oct 2013

Site Visit at Leighton Contractors

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Students from St Peter's Lutheran College took part in a site visit at Leighton Contractors in Brisbane with two mentors from KPMG and Leighton Contractors.

13 Oct 2013

AIEF Outward Bound Experience

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12 AIEF students attended the AIEF-Outward Bound Experience through the wilderness of Namadgi National Park, supported by AIEF’s and Outward Bound’s corporate partner, The Trust Company.

27 Sep 2013

AIEF Mentor Program launches in Western Australia

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The AIEF Mentor Program commenced in Western Australia with an Induction Day in Perth at AIEF Partner School Aquinas College.

15 Sep 2013

AIEF Graduation Lunch NSW and WA

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Year 12 AIEF Scholarship Students from seven AIEF Partner Schools in NSW and WA gathered for an AIEF Graduation Lunch in Sydney’s Woolloomooloo.

8 Sep 2013

AIEF Mentor Program Activity

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AIEF Scholarship Students from St Gregory’s College, Campbelltown and their mentors from AIEF Corporate Partner CLSA enjoyed a day paddling in Sydney Harbour.

25 Aug 2013

AIEF Tertiary Experience Day QLD

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​The AIEF Tertiary Experience Day provides students with contact points at universities and colleges and insights into the university experience.

21 Aug 2013

AIEF Tertiary Experience Day NSW

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​The AIEF Tertiary Experience Day provides students with information about studying at university and allows them to explore the different universities and residential colleges.

20 Aug 2013

AIEF-BHP Billiton Tertiary Vacation Work Session

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​AIEF-BHP Billiton Tertiary Scholarship holders took part in the BHP Billiton Tertiary Scholars Vacation Work Session.

16 Aug 2013

Experience Visit at BHP Billiton

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​11 students from AIEF Partner Schools Trinity College, Wesley College, La Salle College and Aquinas College participated in an Experience Visit at BHP Billiton in Perth.

15 Aug 2013

AIEF Work Readiness Program QLD

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30 Year 12 students attended the AIEF Work Readiness Program at Leighton Contractors in Brisbane.

31 Jul 2013

Learn Earn Legend! Work Exposure in Government Program

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AIEF students joined other Indigenous students from across Australia in Canberra to participate in the fourth Learn Earn Legend! Work Exposure in Government Program.

21 Jun 2013

Indigenous students explore interest in dance

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Tarne and Tegan attended Bangarra Dance Theatre's new performance ‘Blak’ at the Sydney Opera House.

20 Jun 2013

AIEF Mentor Program Activity, Brisbane

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24 Mentors and students spent the afternoon at GOMA in Brisbane viewing two Indigenous Art exhibitions.

6 Jun 2013

HSBC British and Irish Lions with St Gregory's College Campbelltown

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​AIEF students from St Gregory’s College Campbelltown had the unique opportunity to attend a closed training session of the HSBC British and Irish Lions, invited by AIEF corporate partner HSBC Bank Australia.

14 Jun 2013

HSBC Waratahs Free Kick Clinic

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AIEF invited 20 scholarship students to take part in the HSBC Waratahs Free Kick Clinic at Allianz Stadium, hosted by AIEF corporate partner HSBC.

11 Jun 2013

AIEF Work Readiness Program NSW

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Students from NSW and WA attended the AIEF Work Readiness Program at the Qantas Centre of Service Excellence.

17 May 2013

Explore and Connect - AIEF Networking Day

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AIEF hosted the ‘Explore and Connect – AIEF Networking Day’ with 63 students and staff members from AIEF Partner Schools from QLD, WA and VIC.

22 May 2013

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At AIEF, we believe that the Indigenous situation is a national crisis; and the reason we get out of bed each day is to do something about it. Our approach is to have a hard head, a soft heart and capable hands with everything we do.

Andrew Penfold
Executive Director, AIEF


The AIEF Scholarship Program and the AIEF Pathways Program are supported by the Australian Government in collaboration with individual, philanthropic and corporate supporters from the private sector.