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Working Inclusively with Aboriginal Staff - ONE DAY COURSE

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For managers, supervisors and HR staff

This course is designed to help managers build better professional relationships with Aboriginal staff and ensure culturally appropriate management practices and become a Kwobadjil Birdiya, “Best Boss”.

Culture influences how we perform across all spheres of life, including the workplace. Many Aboriginal people have alternative perspectives and expectations of the workplace and may have different professional supervision and support requirements.

Delivered by a highly-experienced Aboriginal trainer, the course explores key concepts such as codeswitching, cultural load, lateral violence, micro-aggression, intergenerational trauma, cultural safety, the impact of kinship responsibilities, earning trust and learning from each other.

Join us to explore these ideas and how they can be accommodated in a strengths-based framework, as well as learning how to better work with and understand the wellbeing needs of your Aboriginal staff.

While there is no formal prerequisite for this course, it is strongly recommended that participants have previously attended Aboriginal Cultural Awareness training and have a strong general understanding of Aboriginal culture and history.

Topics include:

  • Creating a culturally safe work environment
  • Building trusting relationships
  • The impact of the past, and recent and intergenerational trauma
  • Combating racism and discrimination
  • The impact of cultural load and codeswitching
  • Utilising strengths-based management

This course includes:

  • Engaging, up-to-date materials.
  • Take-home resource package.
  • All-day catering and beverages - with dietary needs catered for.
  • Certificate of attendance.


Standard | $315
Corporate and Government

Non-Profit/ Individuals | $215
Staff of non-profit organisations, micro-businesses with less than 5 staff and self-funded waged individuals

Concession | $145
Concession Card Holders paying as individuals


We offer a small number of scholarships to those who would otherwise be unable to afford to attend. Scholarship recipients pay a nominal fee of $45 toward catering and materials. Click here to apply.


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Evolve WA
Whadjuk Noongar Boodjar
Level 1, 20 Southport Street
West Leederville WA 6007

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Our venue is wheelchair accessible, including toilets. However, if you have any special access needs or would like any support or adaptations to make learning easier for you, please let us know.

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