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#HumansofUWA - This is Ashley

This is Ashley Maroney. She’s currently studying for the Juris Doctor after finishing her Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Political Science and International Relations.

12 May, 2021

Intern champions reconciliation in Armadale

During his 100-hour McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at the City of Armadale’s Champion Centre, Antonio Lumley worked closely with the Centre to improve opportunities for members of the community living in Armadale.

22 April, 2021

Intern helps expand reach of Awards program to more young people 

During her McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at Awards WA, Zoe Limpanyalers developed a report which aims to extend The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award to reach more young people.

8 March, 2021

Intern assists community legal centre to improve experience for clients

During her internship at the Gosnells Community Legal Centre (GCLC), UWA Juris Doctor student Jacqueline Pasich reviewed and updated their policy and procedure manuals so as to ensure compliance with State government requirements and ultimately ensure clients have a positive experience using the GCLC services.

16 February, 2021

Intern assists young people In South Hedland 

During her 100-hour McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship with South Hedland’s Youth Involvement Council (YIC), Annelies Doecke supported ‘at risk’ and vulnerable young people to participate in a range of positive programs in the community.

11 February, 2021

Intern secures funding to support the community

During her McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at Anglicare WA, Elena Perse successfully applied for grants to support Anglicare WA's programs across the state.

4 February, 2021

Student intern assists organisation to achieve environmental and sustainability goals

Proposing strategies that the Hills Symphony Orchestra can implement to facilitate paperless practices, proved to be a rewarding experience for McCusker Centre for Citizenship intern, Emily Rose. 

20 November, 2020

Intern supports the Ngaanyatjarra Lands School in helping the community to improve children’s’ wellbeing

During her 100-hour McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship, South Perth resident Shakeeta Kumar worked on developing a sustainable Yoga and Mindfulness program for Aboriginal children in the Ngaanyatjarra Lands School in rural WA.

20 November, 2020

Outstanding Intern Award recipient makes exceptional contribution to Wheatbelt families

During her internship at Regional Early Education and Development (REED), reducing obstacles to ensure Wheatbelt families could access high quality childcare services, quickly became a personal mission for Madelene Booth. The University of Western Australia Biomedical Science student completed her 100-hour McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at REED in January 2020, and has just been named one of the joint recipients of the McCusker Centre for Citizenship’s Outstanding Intern Award.  Ms Booth and fellow award intern, Joseph Ross, who completed his internship at Anglicare WA were named joint 2020 recipients.

27 October, 2020

UWA student intern helps disadvantaged community keep fit and healthy during lockdown

McCusker Centre for Citizenship student intern Raje Narang has been helping Reclink Australia member agencies keep fit and active during COVID-19 self-isolation.

23 June, 2020