News and Media

Q&A with Yvonne Sampson

Cathy Osmond

Yvonne Sampson talks with The Weekend Australian Magazine about hosting the Sky News Australia documentary Changing Our Nation.

Sat 5 Dec 2020


Educating Australia about Indigenous potential

Maria Bervanakis

AIEF Scholarship Student Aspen Moore from Pymble Ladies’ College appears in the News Corp Australia Network coverage about the premiere of the Sky News documentary Changing Our Nation.

Sat 5 Dec 2020


Kids get chance to be Australia’s first Indigenous PM

Maria Bervanakis

AIEF Scholarship Students Injarra Harbour, Amelya and Lilly See Kee, Aspen Moore and Kirrah Stothers feature in News Corp Australia Network coverage about the premiere of the Sky News documentary Changing Our Nation. This article appeared on news.com.au and in The Courier Mail, The Daily Telegraph, The NT News, Townsville Bulletin, Perth Now and Weekly […]

Sat 5 Dec 2020


A friendship to last

Meet AIEF Scholarship Student Tiah and her mentor Olga from Commonwealth Bank, a case study in the AIEF 2019 Annual Report.

Mon 22 Jun 2020


The generation to change our nation

In a year with unique challenges, we are especially proud to be partnered with Future Generation Australia, which recognises the impact AIEF Scholarship Students and Alumni are having on their families, their communities and ultimately the nation.

Tue 1 Dec 2020


Bush medicine: Inspirational Indigenous brothers are future doctors

Imogen Reid

AIEF Graduate Injarra and his older brother AIEF Tertiary Scholar Unngoorra Harbour (St Joseph’s Nudgee College) talk to The Australian about their aspirations to study medicine and give back to remote communities.

Mon 30 Nov 2020


Trailblazers of tomorrow

AIEF Scholarship Graduate Lailah Prince (St Catherine’s School, 2020) appears in the December 2020 issue of the Qantas Magazine. Qantas Frequent Flyer has partnered with AIEF to support life-changing scholarships for young Indigenous students. People are now able to donate to AIEF using Qantas Points at the Qantas Rewards Store.

Fri 27 Nov 2020


AIEF and Sky News Australia announce an inspirational new documentary

Premiering Thursday, 10 December 2020 at 7:00pm AEDT, Changing Our Nation follows the lives of Australia’s brightest young Indigenous trailblazers, celebrating the power of education and the ripple effect it has on our lives, our communities and our nation.

Tue 24 Nov 2020


NSW State Budget: scholarship funds for Indigenous students

Anton Nilsson

Indigenous students will benefit from $8 million in new funds for the AIEF Scholarship Program in the upcoming NSW State budget.

Mon 16 Nov 2020


In memoriam

It is with great sadness that the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (AIEF) informs our community of the death of AIEF Co-Founder and Ambassador Tom Drake-Brockman.

Thu 5 Nov 2020


Sancia’s star on the rise with award

Janine Watson

AIEF Scholarship Student Sancia (Year 12, The Armidale School) features in an article in The Coffs Coast Advocate after receiving the Dame Marie Bashir Peace Award for her outstanding contribution to peace and harmony within the wider community.

Wed 21 Oct 2020


Brave mates step up

Toby Vue and Brendan Radke

AIEF Scholarship Student Leroy Kelly (Year 12, St Augustine’s College) and his friend Eshton talk to The Cairns Post about recieving the District Officer’s Certificate of Appreciation for their bravery during an armed robbery in Cairns.

Tue 20 Oct 2020


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