WA Aboriginal Cultural Understanding and Awareness Workshop

WA Aboriginal Cultural Understanding and Awareness Workshop
This workshop will focus on bridging the knowledge gap for more inclusive engagement with Australia’s First Peoples. Endorsed by the AILA WA RAP Committee.

Date: Thursday, 27 August 2020
Time: 8:30am to 1:00pm
Venue: Brickworks Design Studio, 67 King Street, Perh
CPD Points: 3 Points
Cost: $59 for AILA Members - $94.00 for non-members
Morning Tea and Lunch Provided
Register by: 3pm, Wednesday, 26 August 2020

• Increase positive engagement
• Minimise miscommunication
• Reduce stress from uncertainty of cultural differences
• Improved stakeholder relationships
• Demonstrate RAP policy in action (if relevant)

Programme Content
What are the barriers between Aboriginal peoples and non-Indigenous Australians?
Significant moments in history that have shaped the way Aboriginal Australians are today.
Cultural beliefs, customs and values and their role in mainstream Australian society.
Contemporary vs traditional lifestyles’ connection to country, community and kinship
The importance of self-determination and identity.

About the Facilitator
Mr Danny Ford is Noongar man and a senior traditional custodian of Whadjuk Country, with connections to the wider Noongar Country and Aboriginal communities across Western Australia. He is a qualified teacher and social worker and has considerable public
sector experience after almost 30 years across a range of departments, including child protection, family support, housing and training.
Danny has an empathetic and engaging presentation style and a track record of providing cultural awareness training, indigenous engagement advice and business services.
He also sits on the boards of the Polly Farmer Foundation, Clontarf Foundation, ICEA and the Wungening Aboriginal Corporation. 

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27/08/2020 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Brickworks Design Studio 67 King Street PERTH 6000

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