Reflections

Rosi Aryal

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Sydney
Round: 
Winter 2010

The Aurora Internship Program is a rare and rewarding opportunity for students and graduates to understand history and anthropology as they are practised in the native title system.

Jacqui Hilton

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Cairns
Round: 
Summer 2010

For 6 weeks across February and March 2010 I had the pleasure of undertaking a native title anthropology internship with the Cape York Land Council (CYLC) through the Aurora Internship Program. This was an invaluable experience for me which I enjoyed immensely and learnt a lot.

Amy Humphries

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Brisbane
Round: 
Summer 2009

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).

Bethany King

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Melbourne
Round: 
Summer 2009

Cultural anthropology appealed to me because of its earnest aims and problematic past, its attempts to address the humbling question of how it is that we, as humans (a species like any other) came to develop the elaborate and diverse cultural artefacts which are the cause of such pride and fricti

Gemma Irving

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Kalgoorlie
Round: 
Summer 2009

When I was accepted to undertake an Aurora internship in Anthropology at the Goldfields Land and Sea Council in Kalgoorlie, WA, I was told to have low expectations. Land councils are hectic places, funding is tight and staff are overworked.

Carla Chan Unger

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Kalgoorlie
Round: 
Summer 2008

The Native Title Internship Program provides law and anthropology latter-year students and recent graduates with insight into the workings of an Aboriginal land council.

Aimee Kepa

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Cairns
Round: 
Summer 2008

As a student of both Anthropology and Law, the Native Title system had always
interested me in its apparent application and interaction of these seemingly distinct
disciplines. Unfortunately, my actual knowledge of Native Title extended to nothing