Warm Congratulations to BA Honours Students in History
Katherine Smith will receive the NCW NSW Australia Day Award at a ceremony to be held at the NSW Parliament on 23 January 2020. This honour is bestowed by the National Council of Women of New South Wales, which aims “to encourage women to undertake further studies, which will eventually lead to the elevation of the role of women in society. The Australia Day Awards are made possible through generous sponsorship by organisations and individuals’ (ncwnsw.org.au).
BA Honours History alumnus Ingrid Bennett has also recently been awarded the prestigious Aurora Internship by the Aurora Project. The project ‘aims to to strengthen Indigenous organisations by supporting their staff and facilitating opportunities for all Australians to work in these organisations. The Aurora Education Foundation also runs projects aimed at improving educational outcomes for Indigenous Australians’ (auroraproject.com.au).