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									Engaging with a Local
Aboriginal Community
                  Alex Swain
   Aboriginal Health Workshop - August 2009




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  Ten steps to a successful
   mainstream/Indigenous
    collaborative project

• A long time-frame    • Community initiated
• Building trust       • Identifying the partners
• Valuing each other   and formalising
• Get educated         partnerships
• Good planning        • Supportive work
• Useful product       environments
                       • Cultural awareness
      Places to start…..

•Aboriginal Health organisations
•Other Aboriginal organisations
•Area Health Service (Aboriginal Health
Units)
•Local Elders / community member
•GP NSW
Area Health Service Contacts
Northern Sydney Central   LaVerne Bellear
           Coast          Ph: 4320 2694       Lbellear@nsccahs.health.nsw.gov.au
                          Mob: 0414 192 872
   Sydney West Area       Tim Agius
                          Ph: 9881 1670       Tim.Agius@swahs.health.nsw.gov.au
                          Mob: 0417 692 167
  Sydney South West       Vicki Wade
                          Ph: 9828 6941       vicki.wade@sswahs.nsw.gov.au
                          Mob: 0422 007 871
 South Eastern Sydney     Gail Daylight
                          Ph: 9947 9840       Gail.Daylight@sesiahs.health.nsw.gov.au
         Illawarra
                          Tony Martin
 Hunter New England       Ph: 6592 9630
                                              Tony.Martin@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

   Greater Western        Linda Williams
                                              Linda.Williams@gwahs.health.nsw.gov.au
                          Ph: 6363 8019

   Greater Southern       Lee Simpson
                          Ph: 6938 6174       Lee.Simpson@gsahs.health.nsw.gov.au
                          Mob: 0429 413 160
     North Coast          Robyn Martin
                          Ph: 6588 2865       Robyn.Martin@ncahs.health.nsw.gov.au
Resources to Support Divisions
                     NSW Health
                     Communicating
                     Positively
                     Provides guidance on
                     appropriate language to be
                     used when working with
                     Aboriginal people and
                     communities or developing
                     policies and programs.
                     www.health.nsw.gov.au/pu
                     bs/2004/abterminology.html
Resources to Support Divisions
 DoCS
 Working with Aboriginal
 Communities – A Practical
 Resource
 The resource was
 developed to improve service
 delivery to Aboriginal people
 by providing key facts and
 information relevant to working
 with Aboriginal communities in
 NSW.
 www.community.nsw.gov.au
 and search ‘Aboriginal’
Resources to Support Divisions

Community Cultural
Development NSW –
Respect Acknowledge Listen
– Practical Protocols for
working with the Indigenous
Community of Western
Sydney
www.ccdnsw.org/ccdnsw/pd
f/protocols.pdf
        Useful websites


•NSW Aboriginal Land Council www.alc.org.au
•Reconciliation Australia
www.reconciliation.org.au
Questions?

								
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