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AIEF Alumni connect

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AIEF Alumni from QLD and NSW attended the Alumni Connect events in Brisbane and Sydney.

20 Mar 2015

Cricket World Cup and F1 with SAP

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AIEF students and Alumni enjoy sporting events thanks to SAP.

13 Mar 2015

AIF reception at Fairwater

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AIEF Supporter The Australian Ireland Fund hosted a reception at the home of Lady Mary Fairfax AC OBE.

5 Mar 2015


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​QLD students and mentors met for the AIEF Mentor Program kick off event at the Queensland Museum in Brisbane.

23 Feb 2015


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AIEF Scholarship Students met their new mentors at the AIEF Mentor Program induction day in Brisbane.

22 Feb 2015


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Five AIEF Scholarship Students began their journey in the AIEF Mentor Program.

18 Feb 2015


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22 mentor-student pairs attended the annual AIEF Mentor Program ‘kick off’ event in Sydney.

9 Feb 2015


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16 new mentor-student pairs began their journey in the AIEF Mentor Program at an induction day at Kincoppal-Rose Bay School.

8 Feb 2015

AIEF Ambassador Briefing

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AIEF Patron David Gonski AC and AIEF Ambassador Ian Narev hosted the annual AIEF Ambassador Briefing in Sydney.

19 Nov 2014

ADF Exercise First Look

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AIEF students in Years 10 -12 participated in the Australian Defence Force Exercise First Look in Canberra and Wagga Wagga.

10 Nov 2014

Mentor Program end of year events

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The AIEF Mentor Program marked the end of another successful year in November with group events in Brisbane, Cairns, Perth and Sydney.

18 Nov 2014

2014 QLD Graduation

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40 Year 12 AIEF Scholarship Students gathered for the AIEF Graduation Lunch in Brisbane.

26 Oct 2014

HSBC Rugby Festival Sydney

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17 AIEF Scholarship Students from St Gregory’s College, Campbelltown and St Vincent’s College Potts Point, attended the HSBC Rugby Festival.

21 Oct 2014

2014 BHP Billiton Experience visit

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17 students from Year 9 to Year 12 attended the third BHP Billiton Experience visit in Perth at BHP Billiton’s city office.

3 Sep 2014

2014 NSW Graduation Lunch

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​On 31 August 2014, 19 Year 12 AIEF Scholarship Students gathered for the AIEF Graduation Lunch in Sydney.

31 Aug 2014

AIEF Tertiary Experience Days

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On 21 and 28 August 2014 over 30 Year 11 and 12 AIEF Scholarship Students attend AIEF Tertiary Experience Days in Brisbane and Sydney.

28 Aug 2014

2014 Food for Thought with Ann Sherry AO

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On Saturday 9 August 14 students attended an AIEF Food For Thought event with Ann Sherry AO.

9 Aug 2014

AIEF is in the business of nation changing

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As the official charity partner for The Australian's 50th birthday, AIEF is profiling some of our most influential supporters in a new campaign featured in The Australian.

25 Oct 2014

2014 Work Readiness Program QLD

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On 7 August 2014 38 AIEF Year 12 students from QLD attended the AIEF Work Readiness Program at the Mercure Hotel Brisbane.

7 Aug 2014

2014 Garma Festival

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​Garma Festival in Northeast Arnhem Land ran from 31 July to 5 August 2014 and AIEF’s Leadership Team was privileged to lead a group at the event.

5 Aug 2014

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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 AM
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.