News and Media

SCHOOL RULES FOR ADVANCING FIRST NATIONS STUDENTS

Natasha Bita

AIEF Executive Director Andrew Penfold AM highlights the growing demand for scholarships and the role education plays in closing the gap in unemployment.   Sat 3 Jun 2023

Sat 3 Jun 2023


“EDUCATION UNLOCKS DOORS I ONCE THOUGHT CLOSED TO ME AND MY FAMILY”

Melora –Mother of AIEF Scholarship Students Sim and Sukeh

“Doors that were once firmly shut for us have become more accessible.”

Fri 2 Jun 2023


AIEF PARTNERS ATTRACT, RETAIN AND DEVELOP

AIEF congratulates our partners Commonwealth Bank Australia and SAP for making LinkedIn’s 2023 Top Companies List which recognises Australia’s best places to work this year.

Fri 21 Apr 2023


AIEF UNDER THE SAILS

Sydney Opera House

AIEF celebrates the graduating Class of 2022 and all their achievments. Bringing together every corner of the AIEF network, this was a truly special occasion.

Fri 10 Mar 2023


WINNING VISIONS FOR A FUTURE INDIGENOUS PRIME MINISTER

Sarah Ison

AIEF scholars Ella Rigney and Randall Mumbulla share their visions of an Indigenous prime minister while visiting Parliament House in Canberra for the Anniversary of the National Apology.

Tue 14 Feb 2023


OUT OF THE BUSH TO FULFIL A DREAM

Ellie Dudley

AIEF Tertiary Internship Scholars Injarra (St Joseph’s Nudgee College, 2020) and Traeden (Ipswich Grammar School, 2018) make their families proud as they embark on professional development opportunities with AIEF Partner HSBC.

Thu 2 Feb 2023


PROUD TO FOLLOW ARMY PIONEER’S FOOTSTEPS

Rhiannon Down

AIEF Scholarship Student, William Humes features in The Australian citing his great-grandfather “Reg” Saunders for inspiring him to become a cadet at Knox, and follow in his footsteps of an army career.

Fri 11 Nov 2022


TANIKA DAVIS RECEIVES HIREUP GRANT

Paula Grace

AIEF Alum Tanika receives Hireup Grant which directly supports her ‘The I Am’ movement.

Thu 27 Oct 2022


STRATEGY FOR ENSURING EQUAL HEALTHCARE

Daniel Shirkie

AIEF Scholarship Student and paediatric cardiology patient Carcia, reflects on the importance of the new First Nations Health Equity Strategy that supports Indigenous patients like her.  

Thu 20 Oct 2022


CENSUS 2021

Natasha Bita

AIEF Executive Director Andrew Penfold AM comments on Indigenous education results from the latest census.  

Thu 13 Oct 2022


AIEF Scholarship Student on the Road to Success

Samuel Davis

AIEF Scholarship Student Dakota Callope talks about breaking out of her comfort zone and the power of friendship in her education journey.

Fri 2 Sep 2022


AIEF Scholarship Student blazing the way for Cooktown youth

Samuel Davis

AIEF Scholarship Student Arthur talks about adapting to studying from afar and the impact of the support he receives from back home.

Tue 23 Aug 2022


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