Aboriginal Cultural Awareness & Understanding Workshop

In recognition of 2019 NAIDOC Week, Auspire – Australia Day Council WA in collaboration with Chamber of Commerce & Industry WA will be presenting an informative and interactive half day workshop to learn about Aboriginal culture and understand the impacts of colonisation that still play out today with our First Nations Peoples and mainstream Australia.

This workshop will assist participants and their businesses with information and understanding that can improve lives and workplaces for both aboriginal and non-aboriginal people. Basic aboriginal cultural awareness and understanding can facilitate real and lasting change through changed attitudes and behaviours at both a professional and personal level.

Facilitator: Danny Ford

Mr. Danny Ford is a Noongar man and a 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, mental health, and training. Danny has an empathetic and engaging leadership 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 and the Wungening Aboriginal Corporation.

If you would like further information on hosting an Aboriginal Cultural Awareness & Understanding Workshop in your workplace, please contact us at [email protected]

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