Indigenous Resources

Aboriginal Cultural Competence Matrix 

The Victorian Government's vision is that every child thrives, learns and grows, is valued, respected and has the opportunity to become an effective adult, irrespective of family circumstances and background.This paper describes the understandings, principles and service context that underpin Aboriginal cultural competence for the child and family services system in Victoria.

 


 

Aboriginal Australia Map

The Aboriginal Australia map that shows the tribal language/group names across Australia.

 


 

Foster Their Culture: Caring for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children in Out of Home Care 

This book will assist foster carers with information that will focus on the cultural support needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children; broaden recognition of the importance of culture and identity to the well-being of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in out-of-home care.

 


 

snaiccSNAICC is the national non government peak body in Australia representing the interests of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families

Suite 8, First Floor, 252-260 St Georges Rd
North Fitzroy VIC 3068

Phone:  03 9489 8099

Email: info@snaicc.org.au
Postal address: PO Box 1445, 
Fitzroy North, VIC 3068
Web: www.supportingcarers.snaicc.org.au

 

 


 

VACCAOct13Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) objectives include the preservation, strengthening and protection of the cultural and spiritual identity of Indigenous children and to provide culturally appropriate and quality services which are responsive to the needs of the Indigenous community.

 

340 Bell Street, Preston VIC 3072
P.O. Box 494, Northcote Plaza, Northcote VIC 3070

Phone: (03) 9287 8800
Email: vacca@vacca.org
Web: www.vacca.org 

 


 

Yarn Strong Sista Koori Education ConsultancyYarn Strong Sista Koori Education Consultancy  provides support and information for educators (Pre-School to Post-Secondary) who aim to deliver an Indigenous inclusive curriculum. These programs include training, storytelling, and educational resources. Yarn Strong Sista promotes both traditional and contemporary Indigenous culture, people and values. Yarn Strong Sista offers creative Indigenous educational experiences that are developed in consultation with Traditional Owners, Elders and Communities. This diverse and dynamic team of Education Consultants are committed to the preservation of Indigenous culture.  This is achieved by community empowerment, knowledge of best practice and reconciliation.

 

Ph: 03 9338 3492 or 0423 262 774 
Email: yarnstrongsista@iprimus.com.au
Web: www.yarnstrongsista.com.au