I was fortunate enough to spend 6 weeks working at Cairns for the Cape York Institute for Policy and Leadership and Balkanu Cape York Development Corporation as part of an internship through the Aurora project.
Students of Law, Anthropology and some Social Sciences (namely Archaeology, Cultureal Heritage, Environmental Management, Human Geography, History and Scociology) who might be considering entering an internship program would do well to apply through the Aurora Native Title Internship Program.
The Aurora Project provides an amazing opportunity to get involved in native title work but also more broadly in Indigenous affairs and social justice.
One of the first things that I noticed as I began my Aurora internship via the Aurora Native Title Internship Program with the CLCAC’s Land and Sea Unit, was how achieving a native title claim was not only seen as the final conquest of a legal battle, but how it was also used as a tool to acknowl
I have been lucky to spend 5 weeks during January and February working with the Land and Sea Management team at Carpentaria Land Council Aboriginal Corporation (CLCAC) as part of the Aurora Native Title Internship Program.
Before undertaking my internship via the Aurora Native Title Internship Program, I have worked as a professional electrical engineer for 3 and ½ years in Perth.
From January to April in 2015 I completed two Aurora placements, one in Melbourne and one in Alice Springs, as part of the Aurora Internship program summer 2014/15 round.
Native Title Services Victoria (NTSV)
For four weeks over the summer holidays, I moved several hours out of Melbourne to do an internship with the Barengi Gadjin Land Council (BGLC) in Horsham, as part of the Aurora Project’s Internship Program.
As a political scientist working on human rights in Europe, I am naturally interested in the area of Indigenous affairs and native title in Australia. For me, the question of how to deal with its Indigenous population is Australia’s most nagging social problem.
Spending five weeks at Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation in Perth WA
proved to be an invaluable opportunity and memorable experience. The strength of
the Aurora internship program is the introduction it provides into the workings of