Reflections

Lara Strelnikow

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Canberra
Round: 
Winter 2015

While like all law students I was familiar with the existence of native title, prior to my Aurora internship I knew little of the complexities of gaining recognition of native title rights and interests.

Matthew Barton

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Social Science
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Canberra
Round: 
Winter 2015

Canberra: one name that automatically dredges up memories of visiting Parliament House and the War Memorial on primary school excursions. Canberra: one name that immediately conjures vivid imagery of inescapable round-a-bouts, Questacon, fireworks and Lake Burley Griffin.

Timothy Heffernan

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Social Science
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Canberra
Round: 
Summer 2015

Located on the edge of Canberra’s beautiful Lake Burley Griffin, the Australian Institute of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) is an eminent centre for Indigenous affairs, housing a vast collection of artefacts and resources, and home to many celebrated researchers and pra

Dabae Lekakis

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Canberra
Round: 
Summer 2015

Between January and February this year I undertook an internship as part of the Aurora Internship Program at the Australian Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) in Canberra. 

Kelsie-Anne Bencich

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Social Science
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Canberra
Round: 
Winter 2014

After successfully applying for the winter 2014 round of the Aurora Native Title Internship Program I was placed at AIATSIS in Canberra for 5 weeks.

Jessica Ward

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Canberra
Round: 
Winter 2014

My internship via the Aurora Native Title Internship Program at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) has been a rewarding learning experience.

Michael Harwood

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Social Science
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Canberra
Round: 
Winter 2013

Over the winter break of 2013 I decided to seize the opportunity to be an Aurora Intern. Friends, classmates and lecturers had recommended the Aurora Native Title Internship Program as a great way to engage with issues of Indigenous Australian anthropology firsthand, in particular native title.

Wendy Somerville

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Social Science
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Canberra
Round: 
Winter 2013

The Ngunnawal Centre at University of Canberra provides support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and it was through those offices that I heard about the Aurora Native Title Internship Program.

Alison Ross

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Social Science
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Canberra
Round: 
Summer 2013

Canberra, Government, Politics. Three words that go together automatically for most Australians. When I think of Canberra the connotations are much more specific to my personal experience. Indigenous issues, native title, policy, research.