News And Media
“My education will help me make an impact in my community”
Teegan –completed Year 12 on an AIEF Scholarship in 2017
“AIEF changed my life. Things could have been so different for me and I am grateful that AIEF’s support did not end by simply providing us with access to high-quality education.”
Fri 2 Jun 2023
“Education unlocks doors I once thought closed to me and my family”
Melora –Mother of AIEF Scholarship Students Sim and Sukeh
“Doors that were once firmly shut for us have become more accessible.”
Fri 2 Jun 2023
AIEF Partners attract, retain and develop
AIEF congratulates our partners Commonwealth Bank Australia and SAP for making LinkedIn’s 2023 Top Companies List which recognises Australia’s best places to work this year.
Fri 21 Apr 2023
AIEF Under the Sails
Sydney Opera House
AIEF celebrates the graduating Class of 2022 and all their achievments. Bringing together every corner of the AIEF network, this was a truly special occasion.
Fri 10 Mar 2023
Winning visions for a future Indigenous prime minister
AIEF scholars Ella Rigney and Randall Mumbulla share their visions of an Indigenous prime minister while visiting Parliament House in Canberra for the Anniversary of the National Apology.
Tue 14 Feb 2023
Out of the bush to fulfil a dream
AIEF Tertiary Internship Scholars Injarra (St Joseph's Nudgee College, 2020) and Traeden (Ipswich Grammar School, 2018) make their families proud as they embark on professional development opportunities with AIEF Partner HSBC.
Thu 2 Feb 2023
Proud to follow army pioneer's footsteps
AIEF Scholarship Student, William Humes features in The Australian citing his great-grandfather "Reg" Saunders for inspiring him to become a cadet at Knox, and follow in his footsteps of an army career.
Fri 11 Nov 2022
Tanika Davis receives Hireup Grant
AIEF Alum Tanika receives Hireup Grant which directly supports her 'The I Am' movement.
Thu 27 Oct 2022
Strategy for ensuring equal healthcare
AIEF Scholarship Student and paediatric cardiology patient Carcia, reflects on the importance of the new First Nations Health Equity Strategy that supports Indigenous patients like her.
Thu 20 Oct 2022
AIEF Executive Director Andrew Penfold AM comments on Indigenous education results from the latest census.
Thu 13 Oct 2022
AIEF Scholarship Student on the Road to Success
AIEF Scholarship Student Dakota Callope talks about breaking out of her comfort zone and the power of friendship in her education journey.
Fri 2 Sep 2022
AIEF Scholarship Student blazing the way for Cooktown youth
AIEF Scholarship Student Arthur talks about adapting to studying from afar and the impact of the support he receives from back home.
Tue 23 Aug 2022