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Lucas supports disability advocacy through Legal Aid internship

UWA Law student Lucas Roosendaal has contributed 100 hours towards a Legal Aid WA (LAWA) service that helps people living with disabilities access funding from the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

1 December, 2021

Michael strengthens safety for community workers

UWA student Michael Liu has contributed 100 hours towards a project that seeks to strengthen the health and safety of workers who support some of the most vulnerable people in our communities.

1 December, 2021

Justin strengths safety for vulnerable people during crises

UWA student Justin Mathews has contributed towards a project that ensures vulnerable groups of people in WA continue to receive support during unexpected crises and emergencies.

1 December, 2021

Cheng finds business solutions to support WA seniors

UWA student Cheng Liu has supported the Council on the Ageing (COTA) WA to undertake a significant digital project that will allow the organisation to better support WA seniors.

1 December, 2021

Nothando empowers youth with Respectful Relationship education

We reached out to Nothando Ngwenya, who undertook her internship with Save the Children and was the inaugural recipient of the McCusker Centre for Citizenship Outstanding Intern Award in 2019, to speak about the valuable work she is doing at Starick Services to empower youth with education on gender equality and respectful relationships.

26 November, 2021

Eleanor secures partnerships to support local wildlife

UWA student Eleanor Barnett has helped Kanyana Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre secure partnerships with Kalamunda Woolworths and Bunnings to provide valuable support for their conservation efforts.

26 November, 2021

Elly receives Outstanding Intern Award for role at DPC

UWA student Elly Bijlsma has been named the recipient of the McCusker Centre for Citizenship Outstanding Intern Award – Government category for her efforts at the WA Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPC) early in this year.

15 November, 2021

Kalgoorlie internship helps Erin seek justice for Aboriginal community

UWA Law student Erin Spellacy has supported Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members in Kalgoorlie to seek justice through a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship.

10 November, 2021

Youth justice internship reignites Georgina’s passion for study

UWA student Georgina Conti has helped shape strategies that support and empower young people in Western Australia through an internship at the Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia (YACWA)

10 November, 2021

Megan supports project giving a voice to WA school students

UWA student Megan Bailey has contributed 100 hours towards a project that looks to shine a light on key issues facing school students in WA through an internship with the Commissioner for Children and Young People (the Commissioner).

5 November, 2021