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Communicating positively: a guide to appropriate Aboriginal terminology (2004)

Author

NSW Department of Health

City

Sydney

Type

Report

Institution

NSW Department of Health

 

Description

This guide was developed to provide NSW Health staff with background information and advice for communicating with Aboriginal people and their communities in New South Wales when developing policy and programs to improve Aboriginal health outcomes. The historical, political and cultural context surrounding the terminology is discussed. The aim of the guide is to assist in building cultural respect by using appropriate and accurate language.

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