In the Media

Intern adapts to delve into decisions of consequence

Published in The Post newspaper on 23 May, 2020. Exploring state cabinet records from 1989 has been a fascinating exercise for McCusker Centre for Citizenship intern Michelle Lam.

22 May, 2020

McCusker intern settles into online life

Published in The Echo newspaper on 15 May, 2020. When social distancing restrictions were introduced due to COVID-19, McCusker Centre for Citizenship intern William Conti was still able to continue his ConnectGroups internship working safely from home. 

15 May, 2020

Setting the gender agenda

Published in the Melville Gazette on May 14, 2020. A Leeming resident will be recognised for her role in gender diversity research.

14 May, 2020

Yuna finds the ideal career combination

Published in The Post newspaper on 9 May, 2020. Through her McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at Teach for Australia, Yuna Prawerti realised she could combine her commitment to volunteering and helping others into a future career.

9 May, 2020

Lifesaver Harry excels in the deep end

Published in The Post newspaper on 9 May, 2020. University of WA student Harry Osbourne was just halfway through his McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship when he was offered a part-time contract at host organisation Wungening Aboriginal Corporation.

9 May, 2020

Local student helps the vision impaired to ‘see’ their phone

Published on Page 2 of the Armadale and Gosnells Examiner newspapers on 30 April, 2020. Gosnells resident Swastik Chauhan was “instrumental” in developing instruction manuals and user guides for people with vision impairment to use smartphone features and apps.

30 April, 2020

Making the connection

Published in the Stirling Times on 30 April, 2020. A university student has developed strong connections with migrants and refugees after a 100-hour McCusker Centre for Citizenship community service internship.

30 April, 2020

Local woman's push for better childcare in our regional areas

Published on Page 5 of the Canning Examiner and Page 13 of the Armadale Examiner on 30 April, 2020. Breaking down barriers Wheatbelt families encounter in attempting to access childcare services quickly became a personal mission for Madelene Booth.

29 April, 2020

Sparking change for families and women

Published on Page 4 of the Geraldton Guardian on 28 April, 2020. Three University of Western Australia students have finished their McCusker Centre for Citizenship internships in Geraldton where they developed a pilot online training package to prevent family and gendered violence.

28 April, 2020

'It has pushed me to work further'

Published on Page 4 of the Canning Examiner on 23 April, 2020. Rising to the challenge of completing an internship from home has been a big confidence-boost for Gwyneth Anggadjaja while at the same time contributing to the community.

23 April, 2020