News and Media

Juniors train with AFL Greats

Barb Love

Cobram’s Under 14 and Under 17 sides trained with AIEF Alum Jy Simpkin in preparation for their finals.

Wed 6 Sep 2023


GRADUATE NURSE DELIGHTED TO GET A JOB CLOSE TO HOME

Sarah Martin

AIEF Alum Emma is set to join the “deadly” team of nurses at Cooktown Hospital, supporting the development of healthcare in the rural community.

Tue 5 Sep 2023


SIMPLE EQUATIONS TO MAKE IMPACT AT SCALE

Claire Harvey

Education is the key to boosting Indigenous opportunity.

Mon 14 Aug 2023


CLOSING THE GAP FOR GOOD

Claire Harvey

AIEF Executive Director Andrew Penfold talks to The Australian about meeting Closing The Gap targets.

Mon 14 Aug 2023


REMOVING BARRIERS TO OPPORTUNITY

Joanna Panagopoulos

AIEF Scholar Injarra Harbour appears in The Australian talking about ways the Government can boost university participation for Indigenous students.

Wed 19 Jul 2023


SCHOLARSHIP WILL BRING HEALTH TO MED STUDENT’S ISLAND HOME

Joanna Panagopoulos

AIEF Alum Kibbim Titasey shares his inspiring education journey from the Torres Strait, to the halls of St Augustine’s College, to university where he is now studying a Bachelor of Health Science. His goal? To return home one day with the skills he has gained and help close the gap in health.

Fri 16 Jun 2023


PROGRAM PUTS MARNI ON LEARNING CURVE THAT CROSSES PM’S PATH

Noah Yim

AIEF Scholarship Student Marni (Year 9, Presbyterian Ladies’ College, Sydney) is “nervous but excited” to meet Australian Prime Minister the Hon Anthony Albanese MP at The Australian Economic Outlook Forum. For her, it is the best gift she could give her family who will be watching the live broadcast with pride.

Fri 9 Jun 2023


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


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