A$300

IADV CULTURAL COMPETENCY WORKSHOP SEPT 2017

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Level 2, Australian Institute of Architects

41 Exhibition Street

Melbourne, VIC 3000

Australia

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The Workshop will provide an overview of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and cultures with a specific focus on content relevant to architects, landscape architects, interior designers, and planners. The workshop will include overview sessions on the following topics:

  • Traditional Aboriginal culture, including:
    • Welcome to Country ceremonies
    • the diversity of culture across the country
    • importance of stories, art, dance and music
    • examples of cultural heritage that can be fund in the landscape today
  • Past Government polices that have affected Aboriginal people, and how these still affect people today, including:
    • Victorian Aborigines Protection Act
    • Missions and Reserves
    • Stolen Generations
    • Mabo Native Title decision
    • Paul Keating’s Redfern Address
    • The Apology
  • Key Aboriginal people from the past and today, including:
    • Activists
    • Sportspeople
    • Musicians
    • Actors
    • Academics
  • Indigenous architecture and design issues
    • Understanding what is “Indigenous Architecture“
    • Overview of past and current examples
    • The role architecture and design can play in Cultural Heritage Management
      • Detailed look at the Aboriginal Heritage Act
  • Statistics affecting Aboriginal people today, including:
    • the “Close the Gap” initiative
    • Rural, remote and urban differences
  • Cultural protocols, including:
    • appropriate terminology to use
    • key terms that should be avoided
    • what sort of questions are appropriate and inappropriate
    • correct use of acronyms and spelling

The content is delivered in a variety of different methods, including creative and interactive activities, reflective group discussions and multi-media presentations.

Lunch will be included as a part of the Workshop

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Level 2, Australian Institute of Architects

41 Exhibition Street

Melbourne, VIC 3000

Australia

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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