NADA Events

Aboriginal Cultural Awareness Training
  • Event type:
  • Workshop
  • Date:
  • 13/12/2017
  • Venue:
  • Collective Purpose - 80 William Street,Woolloomooloo,NSW
  • Host:
  • NADA


    The Network of Alcohol and other Drugs Agencies (NADA) is partnering with Felicity Ryan to offer this Aboriginal Cultural Awareness workshop.

    The workshop will help participants understand:

    • Aboriginal cultures, nations & protocols, family &  kinship systems
    • Discrimination, myths & stereotypes
    • The impact of colonisation and how this has affected   contemporary Aboriginal peoples
    • Current statistics regarding Aboriginal people
    • Traditional and contemporary Aboriginal identity
    • How to improve communication with Aboriginal people

    The workshop is free of charge to NADA members. Certificates of Attendance will be provided upon request.

    About the facilitator

    Felicity (Flic) Ryan is a Wadi Wadi woman.  She is an accredited trainer specialising in the development and delivery of high quality face-to-face training packages including Cultural Awareness and Competency, Aboriginal Health and Employment, and Child Protection. Flic has a diverse range of experience and her style of delivery is inclusive and non-confrontational. She is a dynamic and entertaining presenter who communicates with sensitivity and humour.

    Second workshop

    Specific Aboriginal People and Strength Based Practices within a Drug and Alcohol Setting training has been developed by Felicity Ryan and NADA as an extension to this training. Please note you must have previously completed the Aboriginal Cultural Awareness Workshop to be eligible to attend this second workshop. The next available session is 14 December 2017. For more information and to register visit the NADA Events page.

    Travel and accommodation support

    NADA offers travel and accommodation subsidies as reimbursement grants to rural, regional or remote members. Contact Tata de Jesus at to register your interest. View the guidelines.