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Intern creates a legal health tool for regional community members

During her internship at Regional Alliance West (RAW) Lara Lindegger researched, developed and implemented a legal health check tool catering specifically for the Mid-West, Murchison and Gascoyne regions’ communities.

11 May, 2021

Outstanding Intern of the Year Award recipients honoured

Recommendations on how best to harness existing local government signage to provide valuable information to the community were adopted after a McCusker Centre for Citizenship intern’s research was presented to the Gingin Shire Council.

1 April, 2021

Joint recipients awarded Outstanding Intern of the Year

Harnessing technology for delivering important information to rural community members and providing essentials for people who are homeless were two projects undertaken by UWA McCusker Centre for Citizenship interns in 2020, earning them award recognition.

1 April, 2021

Joint Award for Outstanding Intern of the Year

Providing essentials for community members experiencing homelessness and disadvantage in the wake of COVID-19 was at the heart of a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship that earned award recognition. 

1 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

Intern helps to develop innovative strategies for combatting modern slavery

During her McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at the Walk Free Initiative with the Minderoo Foundation, Rachele Cardaci is helping to develop innovative strategies for combatting modern slavery.

20 November, 2020

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