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WA Graduation Event

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AIEF celebrated the success of three AIEF-BHP Billiton Scholarship Students graduating from WA schools at a graduation lunch in Perth.

21 Sep 2015

AIEF students visit BHP Billiton's Welshpool Workshop facility

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Six AIEF-BHP Billiton Scholarship Students from Wesley College and Scotch College visited BHP Billiton’s Welshpool workshop facility.

17 Sep 2015

NSW and VIC Graduation Event

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AIEF celebrated the success of AIEF Scholarship Students graduating from NSW and VIC schools at a graduation dinner in Sydney.

3 Sep 2015

AIEF Learn It! Live It! Work Readiness Workshop NSW and VIC 2015

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Year 11 and 12 students from seven Partner Schools in NSW and VIC attended the Learn It! Live It! Work Readiness Workshop at the Novotel Sydney.

3 Sep 2015

2015 ADF Exercise First Look

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13 AIEF Scholarship students in Years 10, 11 and 12 participated in the Australian Defence Force Exercise First Look at the Royal Military College – Duntroon and the Australian Defence Force Academy.

29 Aug 2015

2015 HSBC Rugby Festival

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AIEF Scholarship Students from Pymble Ladies’ College and St Gregory’s College Campbelltown and their classmates took part in the HSBC Rugby Festival with the Wallabies.

25 Aug 2015

AIEF Learn It, Live It! WA

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14 students from Years 10, 11 and 12, including AIEF-BHP Billiton Scholarship Students, participated in the Learn it, Live it! (work readiness) workshop at the Mercure Perth.

19 Aug 2015

2015 Garma Festival

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AIEF representatives attended the Garma Festival in Gulkula, North-east Arnhem Land.

5 Aug 2015

Food for Thought with HSBC

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Year 11 and Year 12 students lunched with senior executives from HSBC Bank Australia at the HSBC office in Sydney.

19 Aug 2015

AIEF Training and Employment Experience Day

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AIEF held its first Training and Employment Experience Day in Cairns recently with students from St Augustine’s College.

29 Jul 2015

Qantas hangar tour

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Students and their mentors enjoyed a tour of the Qantas heavy maintenance base in Brisbane.

23 Jul 2015

AIEF Alum completes recruit training with the ADF

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Darnell successfully completed the recruit training course and his family, including his grandfather Uncle Eric Law, a Vietnam veteran, were proud to witness his marching out parade at Kapooka Army Recruit Training Centre in Wagga Wagga.

19 Jun 2015

AIEF Mentor Program events

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The AIEF Mentor Program held events in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth for pairs participating in the program to catch up and meet together.

16 Jun 2015

AIEF Compendium and Annual Report Launch

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300 guests including students, alumni and representatives of schools, business and government gathered to celebrate the launch of AIEF’s ground-breaking guide to best practice in Indigenous education, the AIEF Compendium, alongside the 2014 AIEF Annual Report.

5 Jun 2015

AIEF-BHP Billiton Tertiary Scholarship afternoon tea

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AIEF-BHP Billiton Tertiary Scholarship Students enjoyed an afternoon tea with BHP Billiton Chief People Officer Athalie Williams.

20 May 2015

AIEF Alumni Yarn’n Circle

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15 AIEF Alumni from around the country attended the first AIEF Alumni Yarn’n Circle in Sydney.

20 May 2015

AIEF Tertiary Experience Days

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Over 90 Year 11 and 12 AIEF Scholarship Students attended AIEF Tertiary Experience Days in Sydney and Brisbane.

30 Apr 2015

2015 Work Exposure in Government Program

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18 students from ten AIEF Partner Schools joined Indigenous students from across Australia in Canberra for the fifth Work Exposure in Government Program.

27 Mar 2015


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AIEF Scholarship Students and Alumni enjoyed a night at the theatre thanks to AIEF Corporate Partner Allens.

22 Apr 2015

AIEF students sail on Brindabella

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AIEF Scholarship Students and Alumni enjoyed a sunset sail on Sydney to Hobart yacht race winner Brindabella thanks to AIEF Corporate Partner KPMG.

20 Mar 2015

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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.