Law students honour memory of Indigenous rights campaigner through scholarship

Tue Mar 22 2011

Indigenous law students Aurora Milroy and Ashley Walker have been announced as the 2011 John Koowarta Reconciliation Law Scholarship recipients. First established in 1994, the Scholarship commemorates John Koowarta, a member of the Winychanam community at Aurukun and a traditional owner of the Archer River region on Cape York Peninsula in Queensland.

"The Law Council of Australia has been involved with this initiative for over 15 years and it has helped 19 Indigenous law students pursue their legal education," said Law Council President, Alexander Ward.�

22 March 2011

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