When I was given the opportunity to complete an internship with Aurora at NTSCORP in Sydney, I didn’t immediately say yes.
I arrived at NTSCORP as an Aurora intern at an exciting time, as it was during this time that 2 historic native title claims were being finalised. The first was a native title claim that had been over 10 years in the making for the Barkandji people at Broken Hill.
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It was an overwhelmingly positive experience undertaking an Aurora internship at NTSCORP as part of the Aurora Internship Program. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect but the work has been educational and inspiring, to say the least.
I have always had an interest in environmental, planning, native title and resource law that has extended beyond just the pure academics and into some of the social aspects and outcomes that these laws create.
I was fortunate enough to be chosen for the Aurora Native Title Internship Program this July. The Aurora Project was established in response to the report on the professional development needs of the lawyers working for Native Title Representatives Bodies (NTRBs).
Aurora was established in 2006 to address the professional development needs of lawyers at Native Title Representative Bodies (NTRBs). Aurora is focussed on increasing recruitment and retention of staff working at NTRBs.
As part of the Aurora Native Title Internship Program, I arrived for my Aurora winter internship at the NTSCORP office in Redfern – the Native Title Representative Body (NTRB) for New South Wales and the ACT – with little idea of what to expect, having had no experience in native title and only a
The 10th December 2012 marked the 20th anniversary of Paul Keating’s ‘Redfern speech’ which is still considered one of the most important addresses in Australia’s history.
The Aurora Project is an initiative supported by a host of government, private, educational and philanthropic organisations that was originally established to offer much needed support to the Native Title Representative Body (NTRB) sector on a national level.