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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

HSBC Rugby Festival – Queensland

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On 5 June 2014 AIEF Scholarship Students from Clayfield College and St Peters Lutheran College attended the HSBC Rugby Festival at The University of Queensland in Brisbane.

5 Jun 2014

AIEF Dreaming

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​The AIEF Dreaming is a collection of artworks by AIEF Scholarship Students.

13 Aug 2014

2013 AIEF Annual Report Launch

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Over 100 students and school staff from Educational Partners across the country joined representatives of AIEF’s Corporate Partners, AIEF Ambassadors, alumni and supporters at an event celebrating AIEF's best year on record, generously hosted by KPMG in Sydney.

28 May 2014

2014 Work Readiness Program NSW and WA

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21 AIEF Year 12 students from NSW and WA attended the AIEF Work Readiness Program.

22 May 2014

AIEF Mentor Program Group Activities

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​During May AIEF Mentor Program participants around the country came together for mid-year group activities - a great opportunity for mentor-student pairs to meet and build on their relationships in a fun and relaxed environment.

20 May 2014

AIEF Ambassador Briefing 2013

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

25 Nov 2013

AIEF CEO Andrew Penfold appointed a Member of the Order of Australia

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AIEF CEO Andrew Penfold was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia “for significant service to the Indigenous community, particularly through the provision of educational programs for students”.

30 Apr 2014

AIEF Alumni Connect in Sydney and Brisbane

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On 21 and 28 March 2014 AIEF Alumni from QLD and NSW attended the inaugural AIEF Alumni Connect events in Brisbane and Sydney.

28 Mar 2014

AIEF students travel to Canberra

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The joint winners of AIEF’s “If I were Prime Minister…” competition, AIEF scholars Jerome and Riarna, travelled to Canberra to meet the Prime Minister, the Leader of the Opposition and senior politicians from both sides of the house.

6 Mar 2014

AIEF Mentor Program underway in 2014

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The AIEF Mentor Program has started 2014 with events for new and continuing pairs in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and for the first time, Cairns.

25 Feb 2014

NSW Mentor Induction Day

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30 students from AIEF Partner Schools were introduced to their new mentors at the NSW Mentor Induction Day, held at Knox Grammar School.

16 Feb 2014

Mentor Program Activity WA

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Participants in the AIEF Mentor Program in Western Australian took part in an end of year group activity in Perth.

18 Nov 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 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.