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UWA student intern makes her mark helping Wheatbelt families

Breaking down barriers that Wheatbelt families encounter in attempting to access childcare services quickly became a personal mission for Madelene Booth during her recent internship at Regional Early Education and Development (REED).

29 April, 2020

Great Southern homecoming for Men’s Resource Centre intern

University of WA Bachelor of Commerce student Edwina Squire recently returned to her Great Southern roots to complete her McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at the Men’s Resource Centre in Albany.

5 December, 2019

UWA student intern’s family violence report could ‘provide a catalyst for change’

The report that Ella Italiano-Schmidt researched and presented to the South West Community Legal Centre during her McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship could “significantly” improve outcomes for people experiencing family violence.

3 October, 2019

"The issues are highly complex and there is no easy solution, but I have realised that I can still make an impact"

Henry Boulos spent his summer break completing a three week internship at the Youth Involvement Council Inc (YIC) which provides programs to young people who are considered at-risk of homelessness or in need of support in the Hedland and surrounding areas. 

15 March, 2019

Well Man app designed by McCusker Centre for Citizenship intern to improve lives of boys and men worldwide

WA Minister for Health, Honourable Roger Cook MLA, launches 'Well Man' app.

26 June, 2018

McCusker Centre for Citizenship intern assists Enable WA

UWA Arts student, Emma Young, travelled to Bunbury to intern with Enable WA, which provides quality, individualised support for people living with a disability in the South West of the State, and assisted them in mobilising clients to build stronger community connections.

26 April, 2018

"It's one of the best learning experiences you'll have at university. It's not like anything else you'll do."

Alex Arnold talks about his experience revamping the Albany Men's Resource Centre website and creating an app to help them reach men around the world.

12 September, 2017

“It’s such a good experience…I love that I can do good and the university recognises that.”

Luke AJ has recently returned from his first trip to a remote WA community as part of his McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship with Fair Game Australia.

21 August, 2017

PATCHES Paediatrics and the Kimberley - an intern's perspective

22-year-old UWA Medicine student Nicholas Mattock travelled to the Kimberley more

18 January, 2017

Making a difference in Fitzroy Crossing

Allister talks about his experience working with Fair Game in the Kimberley

28 November, 2016