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    Aboriginal Cultural Awareness Workshop


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    Event description

    Join this engaging 4-hour workshop to gain an awareness and understanding of the culture, history and experiences of Australia's First Peoples. You will have the opportunity to have your questions answered within a culturally safe and inclusive framework.

    Presented by Auspire - Australia Day Council WA and facilitated by a First Nations' educator, this workshop explores the values and belief systems of Aboriginal people, and discusses the impacts of colonisation and how these still play out today.

    This session is ideal for individuals and teams starting out their Aboriginal Cultural Competency journey, to facilitate real and lasting change through changed attitudes and behaviours at both a professional and personal level.

    Topics Include

    • Understanding Aboriginal history
    • Key cultural protocols
    • Aboriginal values and belief systems
    • The impact of colonisation and dispossession
    • Working together for a better future


    Workshop participants receive a free training booklet, a certificate of participation and a resources list to help continue their journey.


    A tax invoice is provided for tax purposes.

    Please note this workshop is authentic and as such may contain or allude to strong language that could be considered offensive to some participants.

    Dietary requirements can only be guaranteed for bookings made before 13 March (1 week before the session).

    Please be advised this session may include photography.

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    About the facilitator

    Rosemary Walley
    Mrs Rosemary Walley is a Wadjuk Nyoongar woman with connections to other clans throughout the southwest of WA. In 2014 Rose completed her Bachelor of Applied Science in Aboriginal Community Management and Development at Curtin University, shortly thereafter moving into a research role with the Telethon Kids Institute. After completing her bachelor’s degree, Rose commenced studying her master’s in philosophy which she is currently completing.

    As well as her research and studies, Rose works as a cultural awareness trainer and assists organisations in developing Reconciliation Action Plans. She also lectures in social work with Curtin University and delivers workshops and keynote addresses to various health conferences throughout Australia.


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