Aboriginal cultural appreciation

This workshop provides an overview of Aboriginal history and culture, as well as culturally appropriate communication protocols and strategies to help participants and organisations to more effectively assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in their work.

The aim of the workshop is to better equip organisations and their staff to provide a culturally responsive, flexible and consistent service to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and promote a positive workplace culture.

The workshop is delivered by the NSW Ombudsman’s Aboriginal Unit. More information about the work of our Aboriginal Unit is available here.

Who should attend

All staff from government and non-government sectors.

Learning outcomes

This training will help you to:

  • develop strategies to engage and communicate effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • understand current issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and how these issues are linked to past and present government practices and policies
  • identity issues facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • find ways to offer a more effective service to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

You will also hear the personal stories from the presenters to appreciate the diversity of Aboriginal culture. There will also be the opportunity to workshop scenarios tailored to your workplace.

All participants will be given a manual that includes a list of useful contacts and resources.


This is a half day workshop.


This training is only available in-house. Email or contact us for details or to discuss your training needs. Register for workshop or event


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