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Indigenous Cultural Awareness

Purchase for $59.00 (AUD) incl. GST

Nuanced perspective on the duality of living in both Indigenous & Western societies

We warmly invite you to our upcoming webinar, "Indigenous Cultural Awareness". Led by Jillian West, this session is tailored to practitioners at all levels – from those new to the topic to advanced professionals – and aims to enrich participants' knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, both historically and in contemporary society.

Attendees will gain a nuanced perspective on the duality of living in both Indigenous and Western societies, comprehend the enduring effects of colonisation, and learn effective communication and engagement strategies with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. This is an invaluable opportunity for practitioners eager to expand their cultural competence and contribute to a more inclusive and understanding environment.

Join us for this enlightening journey into Australia's Indigenous heritage. Register now to secure your place in this essential cultural awareness session.


Webinar details

Date: Monday 21 October 2024

Time: 12.30pm AEDT (Sydney, Melbourne)

Duration: 1 hour

Investment: $59.00 inc GST.

10% discount! for VET PD Series subscribers - Use your Voucher Code when registering!



VET teachers, trainers, assessors and managers / Supervisors, managers and team leaders, parents, CEO's


Topics Covered

  • Traditional Core Values
  • Colonisation (respectfully and safely)
  • Ongoing barriers / challenges
  • Cultural obligation in a contemporary society


Learning Outcomes

At the end of this session, participants will have an understanding of:

  • Better understanding of living in two worlds
  • The impact of colonisation then and now
  • How to understand what we face everyday in a western society
  • Understanding the navigation of living in the western world and cultural world everyday



Presenter ImageJillian West 

Jillian West is a proud Aboriginal woman with a lengthy career supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in work, education and their life journey.

She has worked extensively in the Centrelink space for 13 years and strongly committed to working alongside community organisations, developing partnerships, and building cultural capacity. Her work helps to give Aboriginal people a voice through mentoring employment and education with the aim of closing the gap.

Jillian is a Mother, an Aunty, a Grandmother, a Sister and a Daughter. However more than anything, she is a proud Aboriginal woman.

Her work allows her to see Aboriginal people succeed in employment and education so the world can see just how amazing they are and how living in two worlds can be achieved.

The best journey we can have is the journey of our self within culture.


A Statement of Attendance is issued on completion of live event activities.

Note the video recording of the live event will be available to all participants within 7 days after the event, for limited viewing of 30 days.



  • Facilitating Training
    • Support and monitor learning


  • Supporting Learning
    • Support and monitor learning



The following statements are received when the course is completed:

VDC - Certificate of Attendance
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