About Aurora

Established in 2012, Aurora Education Foundation is a national not for profit organisation with Public Benevolent Institution status that focuses on supporting Indigenous education.

Our Purpose

To transform lives by investing in potential and inspiring excellence through education at the highest level.

Investing in potential • Inspiring excellence • Transforming lives

Our Vision

A future where there is no education gap and where the next generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians achieve equitable participation at the highest level – in the professions, in boardrooms and across government.

Our Values

  • We respect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the custodians of the land on which we work.
  • We treat each other and our stakeholders with dignity and respect at all times.
  • We develop culturally safe spaces and foster awareness and acceptance of culture, identity and beliefs.
  • We welcome feedback and adapt our practices and approaches when needed.
  • We understand that success can’t be achieved in isolation.
  • We participate equally and cooperatively in partnerships with community and stakeholders.
  • We share information, knowledge and skills across the organisation.
  • We deliver what we commit to.
  • We pursue excellence in everything we do.
  • We take responsibility for our actions.
  • We are responsive and transparent in the way we work.
  • We aim to have a positive impact.
  • We innovate to achieve results.
  • We look to effect change in perceptions, outcomes and opportunities.
  • We believe in empowering ourselves and others to realise our full potential.