Under this pillar, we work to create the following outcomes:

  • We contribute to young people being more aware of, & having improved access to, educational & employment pathways.
  • Young people develop valuable networks within the legal sector.
  • Young people have increased opportunities to meaningfully engage & contribute to structural reform.
  • We contribute to increased representation of First Nations young people in the legal sector.

Our programs

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The KWM First Nations Fellowship

Supporting aspiring First Nations legal practitioners through their first year of law. The KWM First Nations Fellowship aims to contribute towards increased participation of First Nations people within the legal profession.

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Rosemary Tabuai: First Nations Fellow

The First Nations Fellowship supports aspiring First Nations legal practitioners through their first year of law. The aim of this program is to contribute towards increased participation of First Nations people within the legal profession.

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The KWM Scholarship

The KWM Scholarship and our multi-year partnership with The Pinnacle Foundation is a joint initiative of KWM Community Impact and LINK, KWM's LGBITQ+ Inclusion Network. The Scholarship supports a marginalised or disadvantaged LGBTIQ+ young adult to study law in Australia.

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KWM School of Opportunity®

Work in one of our Shared Services & Support teams as part of our 30-day work experience & training program, develop key skills for future employment. Hear from Teagan who was a KWM School of Opportunity® student in 2020.

TalkLaw®

TalkLaw®

TalkLaw® is KWM’s signature community legal education initiative which is delivered nationally targeting Year 10 students in areas with high migrant backgrounds and/or disadvantage. It is delivered together with a variety of our commercial clients. The program is currently delivered to 12 schools.

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About the Artist: Nathan Thomas

We commissioned Nathan Thomas, Artist with Waringarri Aboriginal Arts, to design a visual representation for each of our outcome pillars. His works are powerful and deeply inspiring. They reflect the development of, and commitment to, genuine and trusted partnerships. His works centre the authority and leadership of community.