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AIEF Tertiary Experience Day NSW

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​The AIEF Tertiary Experience Day provides students with information about studying at university and allows them to explore the different universities and residential colleges.

20 Aug 2013

AIEF-BHP Billiton Tertiary Vacation Work Session

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​AIEF-BHP Billiton Tertiary Scholarship holders took part in the BHP Billiton Tertiary Scholars Vacation Work Session.

16 Aug 2013

Experience Visit at BHP Billiton

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​11 students from AIEF Partner Schools Trinity College, Wesley College, La Salle College and Aquinas College participated in an Experience Visit at BHP Billiton in Perth.

15 Aug 2013

AIEF Work Readiness Program QLD

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30 Year 12 students attended the AIEF Work Readiness Program at Leighton Contractors in Brisbane.

31 Jul 2013

Learn Earn Legend! Work Exposure in Government Program

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AIEF students joined other Indigenous students from across Australia in Canberra to participate in the fourth Learn Earn Legend! Work Exposure in Government Program.

21 Jun 2013

Indigenous students explore interest in dance

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Tarne and Tegan attended Bangarra Dance Theatre's new performance ‘Blak’ at the Sydney Opera House.

20 Jun 2013

AIEF Mentor Program Activity, Brisbane

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24 Mentors and students spent the afternoon at GOMA in Brisbane viewing two Indigenous Art exhibitions.

6 Jun 2013

HSBC British and Irish Lions with St Gregory's College Campbelltown

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​AIEF students from St Gregory’s College Campbelltown had the unique opportunity to attend a closed training session of the HSBC British and Irish Lions, invited by AIEF corporate partner HSBC Bank Australia.

14 Jun 2013

HSBC Waratahs Free Kick Clinic

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AIEF invited 20 scholarship students to take part in the HSBC Waratahs Free Kick Clinic at Allianz Stadium, hosted by AIEF corporate partner HSBC.

11 Jun 2013

AIEF Work Readiness Program NSW

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Students from NSW and WA attended the AIEF Work Readiness Program at the Qantas Centre of Service Excellence.

17 May 2013

Explore and Connect - AIEF Networking Day

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AIEF hosted the ‘Explore and Connect – AIEF Networking Day’ with 63 students and staff members from AIEF Partner Schools from QLD, WA and VIC.

22 May 2013

AIEF Food for Thought Boardroom Luncheon

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AIEF students from Knox Grammar School and Loreto Normanhurst attended an AIEF Food for Thought Boardroom Lunch at AIEF corporate partner KPMG.

13 May 2013

2012 AIEF Annual Report Launch

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Almost 100 Indigenous students and AIEF Alumni from across the nation gathered last Thursday at the Qantas Centre of Service Excellence in Sydney with over 150 government, corporate, media and educational leaders to see AIEF Patron David Gonski AC launch AIEF’s 2012 Annual Report.

23 May 2013

Port Hedland Community Development Project

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AIEF invited representatives from Perth boarding schools to participate in the Port Hedland Community Development Project.

21 Mar 2013

AIEF Mentor Program Visit to Brisbane Cultural Centre

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Over 40 students and mentors from the AIEF Mentor Program in Queensland met at the Brisbane Cultural Centre at Southbank for the final mentor group session for this year.

7 Nov 2012

2013 Mentor Induction Day NSW

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Students from AIEF Partner Schools were introduced to their new mentors at the NSW Mentor Induction Day held at St Vincent’s College, Potts Point.

17 Feb 2013

5th Anniversary Breakfast of the National Apology

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Former Prime Minister, The Hon Kevin Rudd MP held a breakfast to commemorate the anniversary of the national apology to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

18 Dec 2013

AIEF Ambassador Briefing 2012

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​AIEF is privileged to have the support of many Ambassadors, who have outstanding track-records of leadership and community service and who are highly respected members of the Australian community.

19 Nov 2012

AIEF Graduation Celebrations

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AIEF hosted events in Sydney and Brisbane to celebrate the graduation of the 33 Year 12 students in the AIEF Scholarship Program this year.

23 Oct 2012

2012 AIEF Tertiary Experience Day QLD

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AIEF organised an AIEF Tertiary Experience Day for eight Indigenous students from AIEF Partner Schools in Brisbane.

25 Oct 2012

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At AIEF, we believe that the Indigenous situation is a national crisis; and the reason we get out of bed each day is to do something about it. Our approach is to have a hard head, a soft heart and capable hands with everything we do.

Andrew Penfold AM
Executive Director, AIEF


The AIEF Scholarship Program and the AIEF Pathways Program are supported by the Australian Government in collaboration with individual, philanthropic and corporate supporters from the private sector.