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CHCDIV001_ACTAC - Work with diverse people Summative assessment 1 Part 3 Question 7 Australia’s first people are the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Often, due to the cultural divide, and sometimes to the ability of services to reach remote people, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are not able to make good use of community service offerings. To provide appropriate services it is necessary for organisations and their staff to be aware of: o the historical issues and conditions that have shaped relationships with mainstream Australia o the current social, political and economic issues affecting Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people o the way in which Western or mainstream systems and structures can be perceived by and can impact on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and their engagement with services Conduct independent research and write at least 500 words to provide a brief explanation of historical issues, current issues and the way in which many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people engage with community services. The Indigenous people and communities of Australia have suffered a series of negative issues throughout history that have left a lasting impact that has affected indigenous communities and the lives of the people. They were deeply affected by numerous traumatic situations and conditions through their family’s ancestry and continue to suffer to the present day. Wars significantly changed their lives, and its impact is still slightly visible. Some of the horrendous experiences they were subjected to were strictly bounded with many conditions, for example: -Indigenous people were required to be granted permission before gaining access to particular areas of the city.
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