This resource is designed to support and
empower you in your day-to-day caring
role of Aboriginal and Torres Strait
It is our hope that you will become active players in realising better outcomes for our children in out-of-home care by considering the information provided, engaging with the activities that we provide here, and choosing to take the rewarding journey of becoming a culturally competent carer.
We want you to have easy access to relevant information in your role as a Carer, and to provide you with links to existing culturally appropriate and preferred resources.
The information you can access through this resource is aimed at increasing your understanding of why culture is of vital importance in the care of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. The references, resources and activities are intended to give you a deeper understanding of the cultural support needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and support you to take practical steps to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children grow-up strong in their culture.