Amelia came to the ANU as a recipient of the National Undergraduate Scholarship.
During her studies Amelia was awarded the Mick Dodson Prize which enabled her to live in Darwin for three months and work full-time as a volunteer at the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA).
While in Darwin, she visited clients in prisons and youth detention centres, observed Bush Court in Wurrumiyanga (Tiwi Islands), and observed Youth Justice Court and several Community Legal Education sessions.
This experience motivated her to partake in the ANU Indigenous Community Legal Clinic program in 2015, and also to participate in the IARU Global Summer Program at Yale University, where she researched how international law can be used to safeguard and preserve Indigenous cultural heritage.
Amelia has been offered a graduate position at Gilbert + Tobin in Sydney. She has applied to undertake rotations in the Pro Bono and Litigation teams and hopes to return to the Northern Territory to work at some stage in the future.