News and Media

New Generation Indigenous Leaders for IWD

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Future Women and Witchery are honouring new generation Indigenous leaders at an event on 5 March in Sydney, with an AIEF Alum to deliver the Acknowledgement of Country.

Wed 4 Mar 2020


AIEF puts target in sight

Lachlan Moffet Gray

AIEF Scholarship Students Allira and Stephanie from PLC Sydney talk to The Weekend Australian about the opportunities they have received through their scholarships and their aspirations to attend university.

Sat 15 Feb 2020


AIEF Students to attend TEDxSydney 2020

TEDxSydney is offering a number of AIEF Scholarship Students the opportunity to attend the event free of charge through its ‘Pay It Forward’ initiative.

Thu 30 Jan 2020


Blast the glass ceiling

Rachel Westbury

UQ Contact Magazine sits down with AIEF Alum Nyah Teiotu, a blast and drill mining specialist with BHP, to learn how she is leading the charge for the next generation of Indigenous women in STEM.

Mon 6 Jan 2020


Father’s friend ignited a longing for the law

Elias Visontay

AIEF Scholarship Student Kirrah Stothers speaks to The Australian about her decision to go to boarding school for her senior years and work toward her goal of attending university to become a lawyer.

Tue 3 Dec 2019


Lifting Indigenous Communities

Domini Stuart

Andrew Penfold discusses the newly-established Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (AIEF) in the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) Magazine.

Tue 1 Jul 2008


Leading schools open doors

Joel Gibson

AIEF Scholarships Students from Kincoppal-Rose Bay School of the Sacred Heart appear in The Sydney Morning Herald Weekend Edition.

Fri 8 Aug 2008


First in the family

CQUni News

Shae Marr, who recently completed her studies on an AIEF-BHP Tertiary Scholarship, is proud to be among the CQUni students who are first in their family to graduate.

Tue 1 Oct 2019


Students meet the man in charge

Rosie Lewis

AIEF Scholarship Students Benjamin (Marist College Ashgrove) and Charlotte (Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School) talk to The Australian about meeting Prime Minister Scott Morrison during their participation in the Work Exposure in Government (WEX) Programme.

Wed 23 Oct 2019


Young dreams come true as stars align

Courtney Walsh

AIEF Alum Keiryn Lenoy (Pymble Ladies’ College, 2010) and students from her Deadly Tennis program appear in The Australian, alongside the inspirational Ash Barty and Evonne Goolagong Cawley.

Thu 10 Oct 2019


?AIEF announces Governor-General as Patron-in-Chief

The Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (AIEF) has announced the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), as its new Patron-in-Chief.

Wed 2 Oct 2019


How family tragedy helped Watson create positive change

Troy Whittaker

AIEF Alum Connor Watson (Knox Grammar School, 2014) talks to NRL.com about creating opportunities for Indigenous youth.

Tue 3 Sep 2019


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