Dialog Box


Our People





The extended CEF family

We are fortunate to have a great team of Australians who care deeply about education, young people and the future of rural and regional Australia.

Our Patron and Ambassador, The Hon Tim Fischer, AC former Deputy Prime Minister of Australia, is a wonderful supporter and strong advocate for our work in rural and regional Australia.

We are governed by an experienced and committed Board of Directors and a dedicated team of staff at our offices in Orange and Yass, NSW.

Our volunteers across rural and regional Australia

Local CEFs are all run by our fabulous volunteers – teams of committed people representing a broad cross section of their communities.

They include people prominent in education, business, agriculture, community and government.

CEF ignites awareness and passion for education in rural, regional and remote Australian communities – and our committees and local education foundations are made up of volunteers who share that passion and commitment.