MEANINGFUL CHANGE THAT RIPPLES THROUGH FAMILIES

Investing in education opportunities for young Indigenous students creates meaningful change that often ripples through generations. Leana grew up in a small rural town in northwest New South Wales where education and job opportunities were limited. Moving off country and over 700km away from family was hard but ultimately felt worth it. In 2013, Leana […]

INSPIRING FAMILY AND COMMUNITY

“I know that my children won’t have to be stuck in a cycle of disadvantage or go through the same experiences that I, my Mum, or my Grandparents did. I am proud to be the one to break the cycle.” – Kodie Hi I’m Kodie, on the left, a proud Dharawal woman from the community […]

THERE ARE SO MANY PATHWAYS TO SUCCESS

“One of the biggest disparities Indigenous people face is not having easy access to education and not actually being aware of the different opportunities available to us. If you level the playing ground, by merit alone, many Indigenous students will take up these opportunities and achieve the successful outcomes.” Hi I’m Frank, on the right, […]

AIEF ALUM BEN LONG NAMED IN MGS BEST TEAM OF 50 YEARS

Melbourne Grammar School has produced a star-studded list of VFL/AFL stars over the years, among whom AIEF Alum Benjamin Long gets a notable mention. Ben was recently named among Melbourne Grammar School’s best team of the past 50 years, selected to play in the forward line. A proud Tiwi man from Darwin, Ben completed high […]

AIEF PARTNERS AMONG AUSTRALIA’S BEST WORKPLACES IN 2022

As the world of work continues to transform, companies Australia-wide have been forced to step up to the plate. LinkedIn’s national 2022 Top Companies List celebrates businesses that are going above and beyond. We are proud and excited that two of our partners, Commonwealth Bank and KPMG, have placed amongst this year’s best places to work. Commonwealth […]

EDUCATION IS EMPOWERMENT

A message from Justine Brown, Mother of Summer-Sky Dann (St Catherine’s, 2018) and AIEF Scholarship Students, Priscilla, Agnus and Joy. I am the proud mother to seven beautiful children – five girls and two boys. We’re from the south coast of NSW, from a small remote Aboriginal community called Wreck Bay, located near Jervis Bay. […]

AIEF Evaluation Report Released

The Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (AIEF) is pleased to release a detailed independent external evaluation report undertaken by KPMG.  KPMG’sEvaluation of the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation Scholarship and Pathways Programs uses the substantial amount of data collected by AIEF over the past decade to measure performance and inform the evaluation, and details the outcomes and […]

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