News And Media
Indigenous scholarship holders return home as inspirations
AIEF Scholarship Students, the Dann sisters appear in the national network of metropolitan daily newspapers. Their proud mother Justine talks about the empowering opportunities available through quality education.
Thu 2 Jun 2022
The childhood bond driving Watson and Hynes
AIEF Alum and NRL player Connor Watson discusses the growth of his charity, the Cultural Choice Association, which focuses on suicide prevention amongst young Indigenous people.
Sat 28 May 2022
Indigenous pupils hit 94pc completion rate
AIEF Alum Kyh Samuelsson and sister Jaidey speak to The Australian about the importance of education and the benefits of attending boarding school on an AIEF Scholarship.
Fri 27 May 2022
How a good education helped Indigenous man Nathan Bassani to have it all
AIEF Alum Nathan Bassani speaks to News Corp Australia about the importance of education and the benefits of attending boarding school on an AIEF Scholarship.
Sat 21 May 2022
AIEF Partners Among Australia’s Best Workplaces in 2022
Two AIEF partners, champions of opportunity and equality, Commonwealth Bank and KPMG among the 2022 best places to work.
Thu 7 Apr 2022
Australia's largest corporate philanthropists support AIEF
Many of AIEF’s partners and supporters are among the top 50 community investors for 2021
Tue 1 Feb 2022
Nyah digs deep to help Indigenous women
AIEF Alum Nyah Teiotu, a mining engineer for BHP, is helping to mentor and train young women wishing to enter the profession.
Thu 11 Nov 2021
AIEF awarded CommBank Community Grant
The Australian Indigenous Education Foundation has been successful in receiving a grant from the CommBank Staff Foundation for 2022.
Thu 11 Nov 2021
Working to help people in need
AIEF Alum Siegfried Beschel delivered the Acknowledgement of Country at the SAP Effect event in Brisbane.
Thu 4 Nov 2021
Partnership stands test of time
AIEF and Qantas have been working together through the challenges of Covid to support Indigenous students. Qantas Customer Service Manager Irene Fong has been with Qantas for almost 40 years. She was stood down due to Covid and when AIEF became aware of this we offered her a position in our Partnerships team. We knew Irene both as someone we had met on-board and as a great mentor to an AIEF Scholarship Student, Eden Timbery.
Eden and Irene speak with The Australian about how they have developed a bond for life through AIEF Mentoring, and the resilience and adaptability they have learned throughout their journey together.
Sat 4 Sep 2021
Proud Indigenous graduates are an inspiration to all
AIEF Scholarship Students Jack Barnes and Caiban Thaiday from St Augustine’s College in Cairns speak to The Australian about their pride in graduating Year 12 and inspiring their communities.
Tue 31 Aug 2021
$1bn to Close the Gap for Indigenous Australians
AIEF Alum Gabrielle Ebsworth speaks to News Corp Australia about the importance of Indigenous health professionals in supporting improved health outcomes.
Fri 6 Aug 2021