News And Media
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
Providing the foundation to create our own stories
AIEF Scholarship Graduate Matthew Chard gave the following speech at AIEF Corporate Partner SAP’s Asia Pacific Employee Town Hall on 26 July 2018.
Thu 26 Jul 2018
Home where the heart is when living is learning
AIEF Scholarship Graduate Lonnie Naawi speaks to The Australian about her journey to boarding school and the support and encouragement she continues to receive from AIEF as she studies at university.
Wed 11 Jul 2018
Because of her, we can!
At the HSBC NAIDOC Week event held on 6 July, AIEF Scholarship Graduate Shannon Hanning spoke about the strong Indigenous women who have influenced and shaped her educational journey.
Fri 6 Jul 2018
The future is female
At the inaugural Future Women Studio Session, a panel discussion led by FW editor-at-large Jamila Rizvi, AIEF Alum Paula-Rose Bassett was honoured to deliver the Acknowledgement of Country and speak about the importance of female empowerment.
Thu 28 Jun 2018
Ask Her Anything
Michelle Penfold is founder and director of the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation. In Future Women’s latest Ask Me Anything, she opens up about the Foundation, its partnership with Future Women and the importance of femininity.
Wed 27 Jun 2018
AIEF partners with the Future Women Foundation
A percentage of every membership of Future Women will go towards funding a quality education for Indigenous girls.
Wed 20 Jun 2018
A life-changing scholarship
Meet AIEF-BHP Tertiary Scholarship Student Shae Williamson, a case study in the AIEF 2017 Annual Report.
Fri 8 Jun 2018