News And Media
Nova Peris: AIEF is empowering students to become the Indigenous leaders of tomorrow
Improving access to quality education for Indigenous children is the essential first step towards Closing the Gap for Nova Peris, and in The Weekend Australian she says AIEF is doing just that, while also providing a platform for the students of today to become the Indigenous leaders of tomorrow.
Sat 7 Jun 2014
The Weekend Australian – AFL stars’ elite school leg up just the Goodes
The Weekend Australian covers the announcement of a new partnership between the Goodes O'Loughlin Foundation and AIEF, which will provide a wider range of scholarship options in Sydney.
Sat 31 May 2014
The Australian – New generation will keep flame burning
The Australian reports on the launch of the 2013 AIEF Annual Report during National Reconciliation Week, which included a speech by AIEF Scholarship Student Toby about his ancestor and Bunuba legend, Jandamarra.
Thu 29 May 2014
The Australian – Fostering great expectations
An editorial in The Australian highlights AIEF's new benchmark retention and Year 12 completion rate, pointing out that no other Indigenous education program has been as effective.
Thu 29 May 2014
The Australian – Mikasa's role in record retention
The Australian announces the outstanding results recorded in the 2013 AIEF Annual Report, including a new benchmark retention and Year 12 completion rate achieved by dedicated students like 2013 graduate, Mikasa Donald.
Thu 29 May 2014
Ken Wyatt: AIEF is empowering our Indigenous children
In The Weekend Australian, Federal Member for Hasluck Ken Wyatt AM, MP says AIEF is empowering Indigenous children through educational opportunities – just as he was empowered by his own education.
Sat 24 May 2014
The Australian – SAP's $1m boost to Indigenous scholarships
The Australian reports a new $1 million investment in AIEF by global software company, SAP, which will provide mentoring and career opportunities in addition to financial support for AIEF’s programs. Through its partnership with AIEF, SAP aims to encourage and support Indigenous students to pursue fulfilling careers, particularly in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Mon 19 May 2014
We're in the business of nation changing
The Australian is celebrating its 50th birthday with 50 days of special features about the people and events that have shaped our nation for the past half century. The Weekend Australian kicks off the celebrations with a special supplement including a new campaign from AIEF, the official charity partner for The Australian's 50th birthday.
Sat 17 May 2014
The Australian – Mentor offers a helping hand
2013 graduate Tim O’Connor speaks to The Australian about building a lasting relationship with his AIEF Mentor, who helped him make a successful transition from boarding school to university.
Fri 16 May 2014
U on Sunday – Mates cross the sporting divide
AIEF Scholarship Student Kalkani and his mentor from BP Australia, David speak to U on Sunday about the benefits of the AIEF Mentor Program.
Sun 6 Apr 2014
Lights Out – The road well travelled
An article in the Term 1 edition of Lights Out celebrates the growth of the AIEF Mentor Program and profiles Jim and Kai, one of the Program’s great success stories.
Tue 25 Mar 2014
The Australian – Students hungrier than ever for a taste of office
The joint winners of AIEF's 'If I were PM' competition, AIEF scholarship student Riarna and AIEF Alumni Jerome, reflect on meetings with the Prime Minister, the Leader of the Opposition and senior politicians from both sides of the house.
Thu 6 Mar 2014