Health professionals who are about to commence work in rural Western Australia are encouraged to participate in cultural awareness and safety training. The following links provide details of online training and organisations that provide appropriate training.

Online Cultural Awareness and Safety Training

The following training links are available online:

Aboriginal Cultural Orientation Plan for Health Professionals
WA Country Health Service, Disability Services Commission and Combined Universities Centre for Rural Health

'After Sorry'
iCAT Online Cultural Awareness Training

An Introduction to Cross-Cultural Awareness
Why Warriors

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners 

Registered Cultural Awareness and Safety Training Providers

Cultural Awareness Training Register
Reconciliation Australia

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia (AHCWA)
08 9227 1631

Indigenous Services Australia
08 9368 6857

Government of Western Australia Drug and Alcohol Office
08 9370 0333

Cancer Council of Western Australia
Aboriginal Cultural Safety in Palliative Care
08 9382 9300

Department of Aboriginal Affairs
Freecall: 1300 651 077

Great Southern Institute of Technology 
08 9892 8888

Western Desert Puntukurnuparna Aboriginal Corporation
08 9037 1100

WAGPET Cultural Awareness Training

Remote Area Health Corps
08 8942 1650

Other Resources

Western Australia Department of Health - Office of Aboriginal Health 
Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies 
ABC Indigenous 

SBS Television Series - First Australians 

Rural Health West has developed a resource to assist health professionals working in rural Western Australia to further understand the particular cultural needs of Aboriginal communities. If you would like a copy of this resource please contact Rural Health West via email or telephone 08 6389 4500.