News And Media
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
Indigenous fund breaks barriers
The first Indigenous Head Girl at Pymble Ladies' College, Onyi Nwamadi speaks to The Australian about opportunities she has received through her AIEF Scholarship.
Sat 8 Dec 2018
Spreading the festive cheer!
The Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (AIEF) has been selected as one of two Australian Parliament House Giving Tree charities for 2018.
Mon 26 Nov 2018
A leader for the future
AIEF Alum and Tertiary Scholar Jola Cumming was proud to deliver the Acknowledgement of Country at the Future Women 'Off the Record' event.
Tue 30 Oct 2018
AIEF Scholarship Student wins prestigious writing competition
Sancia Ridgeway, a Year 10 student at The Armidale School, was recently announced the overall winner of Western Sydney University’s Whitlam Institute What Matters? Writing Competition.
Wed 17 Oct 2018
First people put MPs on notice to lift their game in parliament
AIEF Scholarship Student Elyssa Clark speaks to The Australian about meeting Prime Minister Scott Morrison during her participation in the Work Exposure in Government (WEX) Programme.
Mon 17 Sep 2018
FGX donations to AIEF more than double since 2015
Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (AIEF), is a beneficiary of a total $4.3 million donation by the Future Generation Investment Company (FGX) to Australian charities for the 2018 financial year.
Thu 1 Nov 2018
A message of Indigenous hope
An editorial from The Australian on how education sets up a virtuous cycle for remote communities
Fri 7 Sep 2018
600 Graduation days and counting
AIEF Scholarship Graduates Ella Rigney and Joe Franciscus speak to The Australian about the excitement of completing Year 12 and what the future holds.
Fri 7 Sep 2018
Paradise found in world of learning
The Mooka family – AIEF Scholarship Graduates Adimin (with baby Bawanab) and Cassandra, and their parents Patricia and Thomas – speak to The Australian about why they wanted a boarding school education, and the experience of travelling to Sydney for the first time to attend AIEF’s 10th anniversary celebration.
Thu 6 Sep 2018
Learning clears path to a life on the beat
AIEF Scholarship Graduate Delwyn Wunungmurra completed Year 12 in 2016. He talks to The Australian about returning home to the remote community of Gapuwiyak and joining the police force, becoming a role model for his younger siblings and community.
Thu 9 Aug 2018
Believing it's possible
AIEF Pathways Advisor Jemmason Power was honoured to deliver the Acknowledgement of Country at the annual Ireland Funds Australia Brisbane luncheon.
Fri 3 Aug 2018