Kimberley Aboriginal Caring for Culture Initial Consultation Report

Kimberley Aboriginal Caring for Culture Initial Consultation Report Report

  • Author(s): Davey, F, Carter, M, Marshall, M, Morris, W, Golson, K, Torres, P, Haviland, M, O’Byrne-Bowland, R
  • Published: 2019
  • Publisher: Kimberley Aboriginal Law and Cultural Centre

Abstract: The Kimberley Aboriginal Caring for Culture Project is part of KALACC’s effort to improve resource distribution, foster a collaborative approach between Aboriginal stakeholder organisations and the Government, and address the broader impact of intergenerational trauma and suicide that overwhelmingly grips our region. Project Objectives:•Map and gap the current service provision •Foster collaboration and cohesion amongst Kimberley Aboriginal Non-Government Organisation (NGO) service providers •Contribute to the development of macro Government policies and strategies •Contribute to important research into and strategies towardsimproving Indigenous outcomes. Underlying the cultural components and core activities of each Aboriginal organisation are the following culturally-embedded principles:•Connection to Country must be maintained •Country, Culture and Language are inseparable• Aboriginal advancement and wellbeing can only be achieved through Aboriginal empowerment and self-determination •Senior People have the authority and are the Knowledge Holders. Overarchingly, all of the Aboriginal community organisations’ activities are guided by Cultural Governance; incorporate Cultural Knowledge and practices; and celebrate Culture, Language and Country.

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Davey, F, Carter, M, Marshall, M, Morris, W, Golson, K, Torres, P, Haviland, M, O’Byrne-Bowland, R, 2019, Kimberley Aboriginal Caring for Culture Initial Consultation Report, Report, viewed 13 August 2022, https://www.nintione.com.au/?p=14917.

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