In July 2019, through the Aurora Internship Program, I was fortunate enough to take part in an internship at Aboriginal Legal Services – Kalgoorlie for four weeks.
The Aboriginal Legal Service and child protection
I was fortunate enough to be a recipient of The Aurora Project Internship for the Summer 2018/19 round, and to be placed with the Criminal Team at North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA) in Katherine.
From November to December 2018, I was given the opportunity to take part in an Aurora Internship at the Aboriginal Legal Service in Wollongong for approximately 5 weeks. The Internship has been the most rewarding experience offered to me during my time at university.
In mid November I arrived at the NAAJA offices on Smith Street, Darwin as part of the Aurora Internship Program. I was taken up to the criminal law floor, quickly learning that the different teams of NAAJA were organizationally and physically separated. My supervisor raced me around the office.