News And Media
Love of drama signals path to better future
Leana Scott from Bourke became AIEF’s 500th graduate after completing Year 12 at Loreto Normanhurst in 2018. She speaks to The Australian about becoming a strong role model for her three younger sisters who are following in her footsteps at school in Sydney on AIEF Scholarships.
Tue 9 Jul 2019
Banking on Indigenous success
AIEF Alum Jess Tedim talks about her experiences working for the Commonwealth Bank in her home town of Walgett.
Mon 8 Jul 2019
Support from FGX continues to pay dividends
FGX shareholders and fund managers continue to play an important role in setting the foundation for tomorrow’s leaders, by supporting AIEF to create more opportunities for young Indigenous people to achieve nation changing outcomes.
Wed 26 Jun 2019
“The reason we’d been put together became clear very quickly”
Kymberly Dryden, Manager R&D Incentives at KPMG, mentors Tarli who is in Year 11 at St Vincent’s College, Potts Point. She gives an insight into her mentoring experience.
Fri 14 Jun 2019
AIEF is in the business of nation changing
"AIEF is empowering our Indigenous children through educational opportunities across the nation.” AIEF has grown to support around 450 students on scholarships annually, and like Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken Wyatt MP, they all have the potential to change the nation.
Mon 3 Jun 2019
Women steal the show at Indigenous awards
AIEF Alum Nyah Teiotu appears in The Courier Mail talking about her journey to becoming the first ever Indigenous female engineer employed by AIEF’s partner BHP.
Sat 1 Jun 2019
A trusted mentor
Meet AIEF Scholarship Student Vivica and her mentor Linnae, a case study in the AIEF 2018 Annual Report.
Fri 10 May 2019
Mentoring broadens horizons
Meet AIEF Scholarship Student Cordell and his mentor Richard from Qantas, a case study in the AIEF 2018 Annual Report.
Fri 10 May 2019
Scholarships offer new path
AIEF Alumni Jamika Shillingsworth and Frances Blackman speak to The Australian about their journeys from the remote community of Charleville to completing Year 12 at Ipswich Girls' Grammar School.
Thu 9 May 2019
He was told he was a nobody. Isaiah grew up to become somebody
St Gregory's College Campbelltown Alum Isaiah Dawe launches ID. Know Yourself mentoring program for Indigenous youth in foster care.
Thu 18 Apr 2019
Giving back via indigenous policy
AIEF Alum Jerome Pang (Marist College Ashgrove, 2013) speaks to The Australian about giving back to his community and dedicating his future career to Indigenous policy.
Thu 14 Feb 2019
Students' role model shows what's possible
AIEF Alum James Widders-Leece speaks to The Australian about his role in supporting young Indigenous students at Knox Grammar School, where he completed Year 12 in 2014.
Mon 11 Feb 2019