Reflections

Krystle Fiebig

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Education/Training
Location: 
Sydney
Round: 
Winter 2016

Life can certainly throw out some challenges and make you grateful for the small differences people can make in your life.

Gloria Demillo

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Horsham
Round: 
Winter 2016

There is valuable knowledge in reading and in books, but my time as an Aurora intern with Barengi Gadjin Land Council (BGLC) has taught me that certain things can’t be learned at university. 

Courtney Boag

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Brisbane
Round: 
Winter 2016

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

Graeme Cotter

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Aboriginal Land Councils
Location: 
Cairns
Round: 
Winter 2016

In June-July of 2016 I undertook a 5 week Aurora internship with the North Queensland Land Council (NQLC) here in Cairns, in the final year of my anthropology major.

Sophie Holt

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Environment/Heritage
Location: 
Cairns
Round: 
Winter 2016

Australia is a signatory to UNESCO’s World Heritage Convention, an international treaty which binds the Government to protect World Heritage Areas for future generations. UNESCO have a number of criterion that must be met if a place is to be declared as a World Heritage Area.

Sophie Holt

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Policy/Research
Location: 
Sydney
Round: 
Winter 2016

The National Native Title Tribunal is an agency established under the Native Title Act (NTA) of 1993. It performs a range of functions required by the Act. During my internship at the NNTT, I was able to further my knowledge of native title and the processes associated with it.

Kelly Austin

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Anthropology
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Brisbane
Round: 
Summer 2016

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