Reflections

Gabi Cohen

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Sydney
Round: 
Winter 2014

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).

James Vandermeide

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Sydney
Round: 
Summer 2016

The Aurora Project was established in 2006 following Richard Potok’s ‘Report into the Professional Development Needs of NTRB Lawyers’ in April 2005 which identified the recruitment and retention of in-house lawyers as two critical stumbling blocks for Native Title Representative Bodies (NTRBs).

Laura Tolson

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Sydney
Round: 
Summer 2013

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.

Mallory Wankel

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Sydney
Round: 
Winter 2013

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

Patrick Stewart

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Sydney
Round: 
Winter 2014

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.

Stefanie Schillkowsky

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Sydney
Round: 
Summer 2015

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.

Stephanie Batsakis

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Sydney
Round: 
Summer 2012

I arrived in Sydney excited to be spending the next six weeks working at Native Title Services Corporation (NTSCORP) as part of The Aurora Native Title Internship Program.

Tess Klucko

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Sydney
Round: 
Winter 2015

When I was given the opportunity to complete an internship with Aurora at NTSCORP in Sydney, I didn’t immediately say yes.