News And Media
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
Scholarship students gather to celebrate
An article in the Koori Mail about the AIEF Class of 2019 Year 12 Graduation event in Sydney.
Wed 28 Aug 2019
Graduation the start of a dream run
AIEF Scholarship Graduates Harry Doolan and Eliza Shaw speak to The Australian about the how their education has opened up a world of new possibilities.
Tue 20 Aug 2019
An inspired choice to show power of learning
AIEF Alum Neerim Callope (St Augustine's College, 2010) talks to The Weekend Australian about speaking alongside his father at the AIEF Class of 2019 Graduation Celebration, and inspiring the next generation of Indigenous students.
Sat 17 Aug 2019
Love of drama signals path to better future
Leana Scott from Bourke became AIEF’s 500th graduate after completing Year 12 at Loreto Normanhurst in 2018. She speaks to The Australian about becoming a strong role model for her three younger sisters who are following in her footsteps at school in Sydney on AIEF Scholarships.
Tue 9 Jul 2019
Banking on Indigenous success
AIEF Alum Jess Tedim talks about her experiences working for the Commonwealth Bank in her home town of Walgett.
Mon 8 Jul 2019
Support from FGX continues to pay dividends
FGX shareholders and fund managers continue to play an important role in setting the foundation for tomorrow’s leaders, by supporting AIEF to create more opportunities for young Indigenous people to achieve nation changing outcomes.
Wed 26 Jun 2019
“The reason we’d been put together became clear very quickly”
Kymberly Dryden, Manager R&D Incentives at KPMG, mentors Tarli who is in Year 11 at St Vincent’s College, Potts Point. She gives an insight into her mentoring experience.
Fri 14 Jun 2019
AIEF is in the business of nation changing
"AIEF is empowering our Indigenous children through educational opportunities across the nation.” AIEF has grown to support around 450 students on scholarships annually, and like Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken Wyatt MP, they all have the potential to change the nation.
Mon 3 Jun 2019
Women steal the show at Indigenous awards
AIEF Alum Nyah Teiotu appears in The Courier Mail talking about her journey to becoming the first ever Indigenous female engineer employed by AIEF’s partner BHP.
Sat 1 Jun 2019