Cultural Learning for Primary Health Providers

Coronavirus update:

Please note that all Adelaide PHN Cultural Awareness workshops will be postponed, as per the Adelaide PHN directive that group meetings should, where possible, be postponed until August/September this year.

We will update the website with alternative dates when available.

All deposits for rescheduled events will be refunded.

This workshop explores life prior to and since settlement, the diversity within Aboriginal culture and how Health Professionals can work within a culturally safe practice. The workshop is delivered by way of interactive sessions, in a non-judgmental manner that encourages open participation by all.


  • Outline Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander life prior to colonisation including customs, beliefs and daily activities.
  • Describe how past and current government legislation, policies and priorities have impacted on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culture and communities
  • Outline current Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific health priorities and standards including PIP, IHI and NHSQ Standards.
  • Apply learnings from this course into everyday practice including utilising strategies and methods to engage appropriately with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within the health care context.

This program is funded by the Adelaide Primary Health Network – an Australian Government Initiative.


Call (08) 8366 3100 or email for enquiries.