Reflections

David Hofierka

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Sydney
Round: 
Winter 2015

I arrived at NTSCORP as an Aurora intern at an exciting time, as it was during this time that 2 historic native title claims were being finalised. The first was a native title claim that had been over 10 years in the making for the Barkandji people at Broken Hill.

Emily Lau

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Sydney
Round: 
Summer 2012

I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to complete an Aurora Native Title internship during 18 January 2012 – 24 February 2012. Whilst I was based in the Native Title Services (NTSCORP) head office at Redfern, I was doing work for the National Native Title Council (NNTC) and NTSCORP.

Emma Stewart

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Sydney
Round: 
Summer 2014

Aurora was established in 2006 to address the professional development needs of lawyers at Native Title Representative Bodies (NTRBs). Aurora is focussed on increasing recruitment and retention of staff working at NTRBs.

Gabi Cohen

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Sydney
Round: 
Winter 2014

I was fortunate enough to be chosen for the Aurora Native Title Internship Program this July. The Aurora Project was established in response to the report on the professional development needs of the lawyers working for Native Title Representatives Bodies (NTRBs).

James Vandermeide

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Sydney
Round: 
Summer 2016

The Aurora Project was established in 2006 following Richard Potok’s ‘Report into the Professional Development Needs of NTRB Lawyers’ in April 2005 which identified the recruitment and retention of in-house lawyers as two critical stumbling blocks for Native Title Representative Bodies (NTRBs).

Laura Tolson

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Sydney
Round: 
Summer 2013

The 10th December 2012 marked the 20th anniversary of Paul Keating’s ‘Redfern speech’ which is still considered one of the most important addresses in Australia’s history.

Mallory Wankel

Organisation: 
Stream: 
Legal
Sector: 
Native Title
Location: 
Sydney
Round: 
Winter 2013

As part of the Aurora Native Title Internship Program, I arrived for my Aurora winter internship at the NTSCORP office in Redfern – the Native Title Representative Body (NTRB) for New South Wales and the ACT – with little idea of what to expect, having had no experience in native title and only a