For the second year in a row, we have distributed small cash prizes to five deserving young girls through a partnership with The Smith Family’s ‘Learning for Life’ program. Consistent with our mission, we are looking for girls who demonstrate strong academic performance, show promise in community leadership, and for whom this financial support will make a meaningful difference. Thank you to The Smith Family and its Learning for Life team for all their help to make this happen
We are pleased to announce Claire Palmer as the inaugural winner of the NSW Bar Katrina Dawson Award. In honour of Katrina, the Award is intended to encourage women to start their practise as a barrister, and is funded entirely by the NSW Bar. We are incredibly grateful for the Bar’s continued support, as well as their contribution to continuing Katrina’s legacy in this way.
We are delighted to continue our support of Indigenous postgraduate scholars through our partnership with the Aurora Education Foundation. This year, we helped send four Fellows on the 2017 Aurora International Study Tour: Eloise Bentley, Lauren Hutchinson, Natalie Ironfield and Jenna-Maree Jacob. Eloise Bentley is a proud Wiradjuri woman who is currently completing a Graduate Diploma of Arts (Advanced) at the University of Melbourne. In 2016 she completed a Bachelor of Scien