The Aurora Project provides an amazing opportunity to get involved in native title work but also more broadly in Indigenous affairs and social justice.
After reading the book ‘The Indomitable Miss Pink’ in preparation for my internship at Olive Pink Botanic Gardens, I knew that I was in for an interesting experience!
For six weeks over the summer holidays of 2012/13 I had the opportunity to be placed as an intern at Queensland South Native Title Service in Brisbane city as part of an Aurora Native Title Internship Program. Queensland South Native Title Service (QSNTS) is a Native Title Representative Body (
The Aurora Project provides opportunities for internships for students of Anthropology, Law and the Social Sciences with an interest in Native Title. The internship program is primarily designed to provide support to Native Title Representative Bodies (NTRB).
For anthropology students interested in working in the field of native title in Australia, an Aurora internship via the Aurora Native Title Internship Program is essential.
I did a 6 week Anthropology internship with QSNTS in Brisbane as part of the Aurora Internship Program. Although I have lived most of my life in a community with a large Indigenous population and am broadly acquainted with the post settlement history and issues faced by Indigenous Australians, t
I applied for the Aurora Native Title Internship Program with little knowledge of the range of organisations or the possibilities available in native title to those starting out, but hoping to learn, to discover and to perhaps uncover a career direction.
The Aurora Internship Experience: A review by Lauren Varley
When I first heard of an Aurora Internship what immediately caught my attention was the name Aurora and I was immediately intrigued by what this name might represent.
My enthusiasm to apply for another internship through the Aurora Internship Program perhaps came immediately after I completed my first internship with Barengi Gadjin Land Council as I felt I had experienced more and in some ways learnt more about the social, political, physical and emotional env