News and Media

Lights Out – Mentor relationships a benefit for Indigenous students

The Australian Boarding School Association magazine Lights Out explores the benefits of mentoring for Indigenous school students, featuring the successful AIEF Mentor Program.

Fri 1 Jun 2012


The Sunday Telegraph – Faces of great future

The Sunday Telegraph features the launch of the AIEF 2011 Annual Report, where AIEF hosted almost 60 Indigenous students from all over Australian to acknowledge their achievements and celebrate the successes of AIEF’s programs.

Sun 3 Jun 2012


Koori Mail – Foundation, Qantas sign partnership

Koori Mail reports on the announcement of a new five-year partnership between AIEF and Qantas.

Wed 13 Jun 2012


The Australian Financial Review – Banking on the future

The Australian Financial Review features Commonwealth Bank Chief Executive Ian Narev, who hosted four Indigenous students at an AIEF Food for Thought Boardroom Luncheon as part of the AIEF Pathways Program.

Tue 24 Jul 2012


National Indigenous Times – Scholarship students from AIEF embark on a big city adventure

National Indigenous Times features the AIEF 2011 Annual Report launch focussing on WA student Jesse, who enjoyed his first plane trip to an exciting east coast adventure.

Wed 13 Jun 2012


The Weekend Australian – Foundation offers future as a diplomat

Justine Ferrari

The Weekend Australian features the young Torres Strait Islander man Frank Lowah, who graduated from AIEF Partner School, St Peters Lutheran College in 2010 and is on track to make the most of his potential and become a successful diplomat.

Thu 5 Dec 2013


The Weekend Australian – Passionate about the power of learning

Justine Ferrari

In The Weekend Australian, Justine Ferrari features inspiring Nhunggabarra woman Yvonne O’Neill, who oversees the Indigenous Education Program at AIEF Partner School, St Joseph’s Nudgee College in Brisbane.

Sat 25 Aug 2012


The Weekend Australian – Education opens doors for young Aborigines

Andrew Penfold

In an opinion piece for The Weekend Australian, AIEF CEO Andrew Penfold highlights the importance of quality education for Indigenous youngsters and outlines AIEF’s role towards Closing the Gap.

Sat 25 Aug 2012


The Australian – From Gympie to Garrett’s right hand

The Australian features Year 12 student Carlin from Ipswich Grammar School in Queensland, who is one of 100 Indigenous students who have travelled to Canberra this week for the Learn Earn Legend! Work Exposure with Government program. AIEF is one of the co-organisers of this program and Carlin will be working in Education Minister Garrett’s […]

Mon 10 Sep 2012


Media Release: The Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (AIEF) Announces New Chair

Wed 28 Nov 2012


The Australian – Learning curve from bush to big smoke

Justine Ferrari

Justine Ferrari reports on the 2012 cohort of AIEF graduates – 33 well-educated Indigenous school-leavers who are equipped to take the future in their own hands. Sarah Treacy from Broome is one of them and would like to become a teacher.

Wed 28 Nov 2012


The Sunday Telegraph – Kyle’s just one of many put on the right path

Jennifer Sexton

AIEF Scholarship Student Kyle speaks to The Sunday Telegraph about his boarding school journey and how his education has opened up many new opportunities.

Sun 24 Nov 2013


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