Rachel is currently in her 4th year at the University of Sydney studying a Bachelor of Arts Law. Since interning with Terri Janke and Company in 2018, Rachel has developed a passion for protecting Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property rights.
Photo by Jamie James
Artwork: Rene Kulitja, 'Ancient Tracks and Waterholes' (2019)
Previously Rachel interned through the CareerTrackers Program and worked as a paralegal at Westpac in both Regulatory Investigations and Business Banking-Retail Business Banking areas. In 2018, she had the opportunity to MC the University of Sydney School of Law’s NAIDOC Public Lecture. Following her graduation and admission as a practising lawyer, Rachel hopes to work in the Indigenous Community.
ICIP protocol case study development
Legal research and drafting Trade Mark applications
Assisting with the update of Terri Janke and Company Firm Policies and library system
Drafting journal articles on Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property issues
Rachel is a Weilwan Woman from the Gomeroi nation but has always lived in Sydney. Rachel has a passion for the legal and social rights for First Nations People and has recently volunteered at the Aboriginal Legal Service assisting Solicitors in Court and on matters. In her spare time, you will see Rachel working as an Usher at the Sydney Opera House, having high tea with friends and walking her dogs.