In the Media

Breaking the cycle of poverty

Published on Page 2 of the Canning Examiner newspaper on 8 January, 2020. Hasina Maskinya completed her 100-hour McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at Communicare recently.

8 January, 2020

Telethon Kids Institute intern takes Pride in research project

Published in the Joondalup Times on 20 December, 2019. It was great timing that Madison Fitzgerald completed her McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship in the same month PrideFEST celebrated 30 years of pride in WA.

20 December, 2019

Gender ambiguity raises pressure

Published in The Post newspaper on 13 December, 2019. Madison Fitzgerald hadn’t known suicide rates were much higher than average among LGBTIQA+ people before her McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship.

13 December, 2019

Taking refuge in helping others

Published in the Southern Gazette on 7 November, 2019. Women's refuge Zonta House will continue to benefit from the outstanding work of a student intern for "many months to come".

7 November, 2019

India Fellowship opens student's eyes to reality of global issues

Published in the Margaret River Mail on 1 November, 2019. There are some memories of the urban slums in Bangalore, India that will stay with University of WA commerce student Meisha Bull forever.

1 November, 2019

Indian slums a life changer

Published in The West Australian online and the Albany Advertiser on October 25, 2019. Living in the urban slums of Bangalore, India, was a life-changing experience for Natalie Fretton.

25 October, 2019

Helping students become caring, connected and socially engaged

Published in Business News on October 22, 2019. The McCusker Centre for Citizenship at The University of Western Australia is unique.

22 October, 2019

Confronting trip challenges student

Published on Page 3 of the Great Southern Weekender on October 17, 2019. Being welcomed into the homes and lives of people living in the urban slums of India was an incredibly humbling experience for Napier resident Natalie Fretton.

18 October, 2019

Young intern all smiles

Published on Page 2 of the Canning Times on October 17, 2019. Studies have taken Canning Vale Student Phoebe Sun around our large State, but also shown her just how small the world can be.

17 October, 2019

'It's all worth it in the end'

Published in the Armadale Examiner newspaper on 27 September, 2019. Phoebe Sun could hardly believe her eyes when she saw a little girl with the cheekiest smile during her McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at the Youth Involvement Council in South Hedland.

27 September, 2019