News And Media
Front-yard salute to great-great grandad who gave his all
AIEF Scholarship Student Mabel-Jean Lochowiak talks to The Weekend Australian about her dedication to her education at Seymour College, Adelaide and honouring her great-great grandfather who enlisted in the Australian Imperial Forces and fought at Gallipoli.
Sat 25 Apr 2020
Our response to COVID-19
A message from AIEF’s Executive Director Andrew Penfold AM on our response to COVID-19.
Wed 22 Apr 2020
New Generation Indigenous Leaders for IWD
In celebration of International Women’s Day, Future Women and Witchery are honouring new generation Indigenous leaders at an event on 5 March in Sydney, with an AIEF Alum to deliver the Acknowledgement of Country.
Wed 4 Mar 2020
AIEF puts target in sight
Lachlan Moffet Gray
AIEF Scholarship Students Allira and Stephanie from PLC Sydney talk to The Weekend Australian about the opportunities they have received through their scholarships and their aspirations to attend university.
Sat 15 Feb 2020
AIEF Students to attend TEDxSydney 2020
TEDxSydney is offering a number of AIEF Scholarship Students the opportunity to attend the event free of charge through its ‘Pay It Forward’ initiative.
Thu 30 Jan 2020
Blast the glass ceiling
UQ Contact Magazine sits down with AIEF Alum Nyah Teiotu, a blast and drill mining specialist with BHP, to learn how she is leading the charge for the next generation of Indigenous women in STEM.
Mon 6 Jan 2020
Father's friend ignited a longing for the law
AIEF Scholarship Student Kirrah Stothers speaks to The Australian about her decision to go to boarding school for her senior years and work toward her goal of attending university to become a lawyer.
Tue 3 Dec 2019
Students meet the man in charge
AIEF Scholarship Students Benjamin (Marist College Ashgrove) and Charlotte (Ipswich Girls' Grammar School) talk to The Australian about meeting Prime Minister Scott Morrison during their participation in the Work Exposure in Government (WEX) Programme.
Wed 23 Oct 2019
Young dreams come true as stars align
AIEF Alum Keiryn Lenoy (Pymble Ladies’ College, 2010) and students from her Deadly Tennis program appear in The Australian, alongside the inspirational Ash Barty and Evonne Goolagong Cawley.
Thu 10 Oct 2019
AIEF announces Governor-General as Patron-in-Chief
The Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (AIEF) has announced the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), as its new Patron-in-Chief.
Wed 2 Oct 2019
First in the family
Shae Marr, who recently completed her studies on an AIEF-BHP Tertiary Scholarship, is proud to be among the CQUni students who are first in their family to graduate.
Tue 1 Oct 2019
How family tragedy helped Watson create positive change
AIEF Alum Connor Watson (Knox Grammar School, 2014) talks to NRL.com about creating opportunities for Indigenous youth.
Tue 3 Sep 2019