News And Media
Increasing Indigenous representation in Australia’s legal profession
AIEF Ambassador Anita Thompson talks to Lawyers Weekly about how increasing the number of Indigenous students who complete their secondary education is part of the solution to increasing the number of Indigenous lawyers.
Thu 22 Jul 2021
Indigenous student boarders handling Covid well
While Covid-19 continues to have a great impact on our lives, Indigenous students supported by the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation continue to flourish, writes Executive Director Andrew Penfold.
Tue 13 Jul 2021
AIEF Alum Ben Long named in MGS best team of 50 years
Ben Long (MGS, 2016) was recently named among Melbourne Grammar School’s best team of the past 50 years, selected to play in the forward line.
Thu 8 Jul 2021
Brenton raises the bar as first Indigenous Boarding Captain
A proud Yawuru and Nyual Nyual boy from Broome, Year 12 boarder Brenton Macauley recently spoke about importance of appreciating opportunities, aiming higher and his experience as the first Indigenous Captain of Boarding at Scotch College, Perth.
Tue 6 Jul 2021
Future Generation Australia Dividend Donors continue to pay it forward
Despite the economic uncertainty and other challenges wrought by COVID-19, AIEF is extremely fortunate to continue to have the support of Future Generation Australia.
Thu 24 Jun 2021
Education the best platform for lifting Indigenous futures
Helping Indigenous boys and girls choose the futures they aspire to is at the heart of AIEF’s mission, writes Executive Director Andrew Penfold in The Australian.
Mon 21 Jun 2021
Young Aboriginal people inspiring their peers to strive for careers
AIEF Alum PJ Crocombe (Scotch College, Melbourne, 2018) features in ABC News' feature about how Indigenous youth from Waldeye are carving a new path for themselves and their community.
Fri 18 Jun 2021
Indigenous students excel as cloud looms over scholarship funding
The Australian reports on the outstanding results achieved by AIEF Scholarship Students during the height of the pandemic.
Sat 5 Jun 2021
Students give Indigenous scholarships full marks
Three AIEF Scholarship students from remote communities who now attend The Scots College in Sydney appear in The Australian, discussing their hopes and dreams for after finishing Year 12.
Wed 5 May 2021
Education alarm as attendances plunge in remote schools
The disruption of COVID-19 in 2020 led to falling school attendance rates in Indigenous Australia, particularly in remote communities.
Wed 5 May 2021
AIEF partner Commonwealth Bank among Australia’s best workplaces
AIEF Corporate Partner Commonwealth Bank has been named in AFR BOSS Magazine’s 2021 ranking of Australia’s best places to work.
Fri 23 Apr 2021
AIEF partners and supporters among Australia's biggest philanthropists
Corporate giving reached an all-time high in Australia in 2020 and we weren’t surprised to see that many of AIEF’s major partners and supporters were among the most generous donors
Fri 26 Feb 2021