In the Media

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

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 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

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

Manul's bid to stamp out homelessness

Published in the Gosnells Examiner on April 23, 2020. Gosnells resident Manul Koralage has provided essential support to those who were experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

23 April, 2020

UWA student breathes easy

Published on Page 8 of The Echo newspaper on 17 April, 2020. From her very first day, University of WA intern Jess Donaldson “fit in like she had always been part of the Asthma WA team” according to Marketing and Communications Manager Freya Barr.

17 April, 2020

Putting herself on the map

Published in the Canning Gazette on 20 February, 2020. Sarah Williams, of Bentley, is mapping out new career opportunities after a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship in VisAbility in Victoria Park.

20 February, 2020