Native Title as a legal concept first caught my attention during Property Law, when I completed my major essay on the subject. Native Title attempts to reconcile two systems of law and their respective proprietary rights.
Broadening my horizons and gaining an enhanced understanding of the interaction between the law and Aboriginal people were the main reasons why I undertook a legal internship via the Aurora Project. Throughout the lengthy enrolment process, I knew that I wanted to immerse myself in a new environ
My experience as an Aurora Native Title Intern based in the Pilbara, WA.
The major work that I was involved in throughout my Aurora internship canvassed a considerable range of areas of law. I was exposed to cultural heritage and native title law through research tasks as well as the observation and minute taking in the Native Title Holders and Directors meetings.
I was lucky enough to be able to participate in two separate Aurora internships as part of the Aurora Internship Program. My first internship was at Native Title Services Victoria (NTSV) and the second one was at the Myuma Group.