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Malcolm McCusker delivers 2021 Sir Wallace Kyle Oration

On Wednesday 25 August 2021, the McCusker Centre for Citizenship had the privilege of hosting the 2021 Sir Wallace Kyle Oration in partnership with Perth Rotary.

2 September, 2021

Internship supports children with disabilities and older people in community

UWA student Conor O’Sullivan has contributed 100 hours to support initiatives for children with disabilities and older people to be more involved in our community through a unique McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at not-for-profit group Inclusion Solutions.

30 August, 2021

Leanne aids volunteer program to support the homeless

Leanne Lill spent over 100 hours strengthening the volunteering program at East Perth-based not for profit organisation St Bart’s, to assist and support people who are homeless.

9 August, 2021

Martha supports community voice at Shire of Mundaring

Martha Dodge contributed 100 hours towards strengthening community engagement at the Shire of Mundaring.

23 July, 2021

Rachel puts a spotlight on Aboriginal health and wellbeing

University of WA student Rachel Ng utilised her storytelling and media production skills to support mental health and physical wellbeing initiatives within Aboriginal communities through an internship with the UWA’s McCusker Centre for Citizenship at Fremantle-based Yogazeit Ltd.

12 July, 2021

#HumansofUWA - This is Archana

This is Archana, a third year Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) student who is the President of Students for Refugees UWA, Secretary of the UWA Welfare Department and Marketing Officer for Artists Against Poverty UWA.

1 July, 2021

#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 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

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

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