Reflections

Madison Waldby

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Health Science
Sector: 
Health/Medical Services
Location: 
Darwin
Round: 
Winter 2019

I spent my winter university break in Darwin, interning at Danila Dilba Health Service for four weeks as part of the Aurora Internship Program. DDHS provides primary health care services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, but also has a policy and strategy team.

Hannah Wood

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Health Science
Sector: 
Health/Medical Services
Location: 
Perth
Round: 
Summer 2019

The journey to my Aurora internship started 4 years ago when I visited Perth for the Global Health Conference, run by the Australian Medical Students Association. A speaker talked about the ‘Outback Vision Van’ a new initiative to bring ophthalmology services to the people of Western Australia.

Chantal Ober

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Health Science
Sector: 
Health/Medical Services
Location: 
Darwin
Round: 
Summer 2019

This was the first time I commenced an internship so naturally I was nervous about the experience, however the Aurora team were helpful throughout my application process, kept regular communication and with excellent host matching skills and follow up support I was on placement with Danila Dilba

Simone Harrington

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Health Science
Sector: 
Health/Medical Services
Location: 
Perth
Round: 
Summer 2019

**Please note the term Aboriginal will be used to be inclusive of the terms ‘Torres Strait Islander’ and ‘Indigenous’, unless stated otherwise.

Emily Delks

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Social Science
Sector: 
Health/Medical Services
Location: 
Perth
Round: 
Summer 2019

Please note that the term ‘Aboriginal’ will be used to be inclusive of the terms ‘Torres Strait Islander’ and ‘Indigenous,’ unless otherwise stated.