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Tess supports project strengthening aged care in regional WA

UWA student Tess Mansfield has supported a valuable new initiative that helps older people living in regional towns stay connected to their local communities through an internship at the McCusker Centre for Citizenship.

12 January, 2022

Internship at Champion Centre affirms Natasha’s legal justice aspirations

UWA student Natasha Ong’s experience as an intern at the Champion Centre in the City of Armadale has reinforced her desire for all people to have access to justice, particularly those who are most disadvantaged.

20 December, 2021

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9 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

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