News and Media

The Weekend Australian – Bowraville blues form Carlie’s law

Rick Morton

The Weekend Australian features an article about Carlie Smart, an AIEF Tertiary Scholar and law student from the community of Bowraville.

Sat 23 Nov 2013

The Australian – Industry leaders in ‘the indigenous dozen’

Patricia Karvelas

An exclusive report in The Weekend Australian names AIEF CEO Andrew Penfold among 12 industry and business leaders appointed to the Prime Minister’s Indigenous Advisory Council.

Sat 23 Nov 2013

Media Release: AIEF CEO Andrew Penfold appointed to Prime Minister’s Indigenous Advisory Council

AIEF CEO Andrew Penfold comments on his appointment to the Prime Minister’s Indigenous Advisory Council.

Mon 25 Nov 2013

The Australian – A scholarship can change a life

An editorial in The Australian discusses the role of organisations such as AIEF in providing opportunities for Indigenous Australians like Miranda Fisher.

Mon 18 Nov 2013

The Weekend Australian – Not ‘just’ school, it’s a lesson for life

Miranda Fisher

AIEF Year 12 graduate Miranda Fisher looks back on her boarding school journey and talks about her dreams for the future in a story featured on the front page of The Weekend Australian.

Sat 16 Nov 2013

The Weekend Australian – Young Scholars need drive to seek brighter future

Andrew Penfold

In an opinion piece in The Weekend Australian, AIEF CEO Andrew Penfold outlines AIEF’s goal to ensure Indigenous students have access to the same educational opportunities as non-Indigenous students.

Sat 16 Nov 2013

AIEF on ABC 702

AIEF CEO Andrew Penfold and AIEF Alumni Tanika Perry spoke to Richard Glover and guest host Leah Purcell on ABC 702 Radio’s Drive Program.

Wed 30 Oct 2013

The Trust Company Strategic Partners Symposium

AIEF’s Partnerships and Communications Director and Partnerships Executive attended the Trust Company Strategic Partners Symposium, hosted at the Melbourne Business School.

Thu 24 Oct 2013

The Australian – Finishing school is a family first

Justine Ferrari

The Australian features cousins Jerome Pang and Chloe Cameron, who are both graduating Year 12 with the support of AIEF.

Tue 12 Nov 2013

Media Release: David Gonski AC becomes a Patron of the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation

Fri 11 Jan 2013

The Australian – Boarding school mould Arthur for success

Mitchell Nadin

The Australian features Indigenous student Arthur from St Gregory’s College Campbelltown, who is one of over 60 students on AIEF scholarships who are commencing their senior year of secondary school this term.

Mon 21 Jan 2013

The Australian – Practical steps closing the gap

In the editorial, The Australian highlights the achievements as well as the challenges of the Close the Gap initiative, featuring AIEF as a positive example of proven results.

Thu 7 Feb 2013

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