During the 2018 winter break I was fortunate to spend five weeks as an intern at 6 Windeyer Chambers as part of the Aurora Internship Program. Throughout this time I worked with two remarkable native title barristers, Tina Jowett and Vance Hughston SC.
Before starting my Aurora iInternship, I was excited but also a little bit anxious. Up to this point in my degree I had not had any professional legal experience, nor do I have family or friends who work in legal industry.
In the summer break I was fortunate enough to undertake a four-week internship at Windeyer Chambers under Vance Hughston SC and Tina Jowett through the Aurora Internship Program.
During the winter break between semesters I was fortunate enough to undertake an Aurora internship with native title barristers Tina Jowett and Vance Hughston SC. In retrospect, I can confidently say that this was one of the most rewarding experiences I have ever undertaken.
In my experience, law firms tend to be loud and animated, with the printer running in the background, telephones ringing, a multitude of people rushing around the office. When I first stepped into 6 Windeyer Chambers, I was struck by its relative quietness.
I was fortunate enough to undertake a second Aurora Internship with Tina Jowett and Vance Hughston SC, native title barristers, for 6 weeks immediately after my internship at Jumbunna, all via the Aurora Internship Program.
If you have any interest in working in native title then I highly recommend you apply for an Aurora internship via the Aurora Internship Program.
My time in the criminal division of the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA) as part of the Aurora Native Title Internship Program, was fantastic.
Recently, I had the opportunity to undertake an Aurora internship with native title barristers, Tina Jowett, Vance Hughston SC, John Waters and Craig Evans. As an intern, I worked on an array of tasks, including reading and summarising recent native title case law, conducting legal research to de
In summing up, it's the Constitution, it's Mabo, it's justice, it's law, it's the vibe and, no, that's it. It's the vibe!