My hunger to become immersed in the coalface of the law found me in this most eclectic of working environments; contemplating legal principles, defending the rights and interests of the first Australians, recollecting Maralinga and the A bomb tests whilst punctuated by rainy day music in the back
In my penultimate year of study, I applied to undertake a native title focussed internship as part of the Aurora Internship Program.
This summer I had the opportunity to gain insight into both native title anthropology and native title capacity development as an Aurora intern at South Australia Native Title Services Ltd (SANTS), experiencing and observing the everyday workings of a Native Title Service Provider (NTSP) on both
As an intern from Adelaide who had previously interned in Darwin with the Aurora Internship Program, I must admit to some initial disappointment when I was first proposed for a placement in my own town.
I completed an 8 week internship with the South Australian Native Title Service (SANTS) as part of the Aurora Internship Program.
In their Discussion Paper 82 on the Review of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) the ALRC stated that the law of native title is complex, it requires ‘progressively technical interpretation’, has high evidentiary burdens, requires high levels of resources, often takes many years and that reforms are
The Aurora Internship Program provides legal, anthropological, and other social science internships twice a year in summer and winter. It was originally set up primarily to address the professional development needs of lawyers in the area of native title but has developed into a Program that sup
In winter 2014 I was placed via the Aurora Native Title Internship Program with native title Barrister, Mr Andrew Collett, for a seven week internship.
The Aurora Project encompasses a broad range of Indigenous affairs initiatives. At its forefront the Project offers an Internship Program hosted by various organisations including Native Title Representative Bodies (NTRBs) for law and anthropology students and graduates interested in native titl
In summer 2014 I undertook an Aurora Native Title Internship and was placed with Mr Andrew Collett, an Adelaide based native title barrister. Andrew has dedicated his life’s work to facilitating Indigenous access to justice in Australia.