News And Media
The Australian – Hopes of growth for scheme ensuring heritage and future
Jaimee Moran is one of a record 100 AIEF graduates in 2015. The Australian reports that with substantial new investment, AIEF could scale to achieve benchmark outcomes for many more enthusiastic, hard working students just like her.
Wed 25 May 2016
Media Release: AIEF partners with UTS to create opportunities for Indigenous university students
The Australian Indigenous Education Foundation and the University of Technology Sydney have announced a new partnership that will provide scholarships for Indigenous students at UTS.
Wed 20 Apr 2016
Pro Bono Australia News – Evolving Chair: Why Being Chair is not Mundane for Mundine
In an interview with Pro Bono Australia, AIEF Chair Warren Mundine discusses his role, AIEF’s work and why providing educational opportunities for Indigenous children is so important.
Fri 15 Apr 2016
The Australian – Closing the gap requires embracing success stories
Following the Prime Minister’s annual Closing the Gap statement to parliament The Australian calls on the federal government to continue to support AIEF because "success is what is needed to close the gap, and success should be shamelessly embraced and pursued."
Thu 11 Feb 2016
The Australian – Dreaming of a future that reconciles two worlds
Speaking to The Australian from their home in Mutijulu, in the shadow of Uluru, AIEF Scholarship Student Deon and his family say they hope his education at Sydney's Scots College, which is already inspiring cousins and friends, will equip him to one day lead the community.
Mon 14 Dec 2015
The Australian – In Freeman's footsteps, a path of endless possibilities
Edna Coolburra aspires to give back to her community after graduating last month on a scholarship provided by AIEF in partnership with the Cathy Freeman Foundation.
Thu 10 Dec 2015
The Australian – Tea and selfies: PM makes their day
AIEF Scholarship Student Wyatt and AIEF-BHP Billiton Scholarship Student Matthew reflect on an unforgettable day at Parliament House.
Wed 25 Nov 2015
The Australian – If they were prime minister: the gap stops here
Joint winners of the "If I were Prime Minister" competition, AIEF Scholarship Student Wyatt and and AIEF-BHP Billiton Scholarship Student Matthew, share their vision for the nation in the lead up to meetings with the Prime Minister and other senior politicians.
Tue 24 Nov 2015
Closing the gap in Indigenous education
Andrea Booth, Jason Thomas
Year 12 students Kalina and Mitchell speak to NITV News about what it means to be part of AIEF's biggest graduating class to date.
Wed 4 Nov 2015
The Australian – Goodes above the pack
Patricia Karvelas says strong support for GO Foundation co-founder Adam Goodes shows that the majority of Australians stand with Goodes, and against racism.
Sat 24 Oct 2015
The Australian – Fund heavyweights unite in power of good
The Weekend Australian profiles the Future Generation Investment Company, a listed investment vehicle with fund managers that forego their fees so the company can commit to donate 1% of its assets to Australian charities including AIEF each year.
Mon 19 Oct 2015
The Australian – Define goals and plan how to get there
Andrew Penfold says a clear and measurable definition of success is the essential first step towards improving educational outcomes in Australian schools.
Mon 19 Oct 2015