Title

Cultural respect and related concepts: A brief summary of the literature

Document Type

Journal Article

Publisher

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

Faculty

Community Services, Education and Social Sciences

School

Kurongkurl Katitjin, Centre for Research in Entertainment, Arts,Technology, Education and Communications

RAS ID

2923

Comments

This article was originally published as: Thomson, N. J. (2005). Cultural respect and related concepts: A brief summary of the literature. Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin, 5(4), 1-11. Original article available here

Abstract

Shortcomings in the way that the health care system addresses the needs of Australia’s Indigenous peoples have been recognised for many years. This recognition almost certainly pre-dated the 1970s, but the establishment of the first Aboriginal community-controlled health service in Redfern (Sydney) in July 1971 was a clear expression of the need for health services to be much more accessible to Indigenous people

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