News and Media

Indigenous scholarship holders return home as inspirations

Julie Cross

AIEF Scholarship Students, the Dann sisters appear in the national network of metropolitan daily newspapers. Their proud mother Justine talks about the empowering opportunities available through quality education.

Thu 2 Jun 2022

The childhood bond driving Watson and Hynes

Brad Walter

AIEF Alum and NRL player Connor Watson discusses the growth of his charity, the Cultural Choice Association, which focuses on suicide prevention amongst young Indigenous people.

Sat 28 May 2022

Indigenous pupils hit 94pc completion rate

Nicholas Jensen

AIEF Alum Kyh Samuelsson and sister Jaidey speak to The Australian about the importance of education and the benefits of attending boarding school on an AIEF Scholarship.

Fri 27 May 2022

How a good education helped Indigenous man Nathan Bassani to have it all

Julie Cross

AIEF Alum Nathan Bassani speaks to News Corp Australia about the importance of education and the benefits of attending boarding school on an AIEF Scholarship.

Sat 21 May 2022

AIEF Partners Among Australia’s Best Workplaces in 2022

Two AIEF partners, champions of opportunity and equality, Commonwealth Bank and KPMG among the 2022 best places to work.

Thu 7 Apr 2022

Australia’s largest corporate philanthropists support AIEF

Many of AIEF’s partners and supporters are among the top 50 community investors for 2021

Tue 1 Feb 2022

Working to help people in need

Siegfried Beschel

AIEF Alum Siegfried Beschel delivered the Acknowledgement of Country at the SAP Effect event in Brisbane.

Thu 4 Nov 2021

AIEF awarded CommBank Community Grant

The Australian Indigenous Education Foundation has been successful in receiving a grant from the CommBank Staff Foundation for 2022.

Thu 11 Nov 2021

Nyah digs deep to help Indigenous women

Mackenzie Scott

AIEF Alum Nyah Teiotu, a mining engineer for BHP, is helping to mentor and train young women wishing to enter the profession.

Thu 11 Nov 2021

Partnership stands test of time

Rhiannon Down

AIEF and Qantas have been working together through the challenges of Covid to support Indigenous students. Qantas Customer Service Manager Irene Fong has been with Qantas for almost 40 years. She was stood down due to Covid and when AIEF became aware of this we offered her a position in our Partnerships team. We knew […]

Sat 4 Sep 2021

Proud Indigenous graduates are an inspiration to all

Mackenzie Scott

AIEF Scholarship Students Jack Barnes and Caiban Thaiday from St Augustine’s College in Cairns speak to The Australian about their pride in graduating Year 12 and inspiring their communities.

Tue 31 Aug 2021

$1bn to Close the Gap for Indigenous Australians

Natasha Bita

AIEF Alum Gabrielle Ebsworth speaks to News Corp Australia about the importance of Indigenous health professionals in supporting improved health outcomes.

Fri 6 Aug 2021

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