A range of resources are available to support services to provide inclusive environments and programs for all children.
Sometimes the most helpful resources are the ones that help us to reflect on our practice and support us to think differently.

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Strengths of Australian Aboriginal cultural practices in family life and child rearing

Strengths of Australian Aboriginal cultural practices in family life and child rearing

This paper explores some of the characteristics of traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural practices that contribute to effective family functioning, and how these practices can have positive effects on children and communities.

Understanding Welcome to Country

Understanding Welcome to Country

A wonderful guide for understanding the importance of ceremony, Welcome to Country and how to be a welcoming country for the newly arrived.


 

Narragunnawali RAP Resources

Narragunnawali RAP Resources

Use the Narragunnawali suite of early learning, primary and secondary curriculum resources to promote reconciliation and to strengthen children and students’ knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, cultures and contributions.

Healing Foundation Intergenerational Trauma Animation

Healing Foundation Intergenerational Trauma Animation

This short animated video explains how and why intergenerational trauma impacts many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Reconciliation Australia

Reconciliation Australia

Reconciliation Australia is an independent, not-for-profit organisation. Our vision is for a just, equitable and reconciled Australia. Our purpose is to inspire and enable all Australians to contribute to the reconciliation of the nation.

Foundation For Success

Foundation For Success

A resource to help you deliver a quality early learning program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. Foundations for Success provides additional guidance to the Early Years Learning Framework and is packed with information, inspiration and good practice advice.

Map of Indigenous Australia

Map of Indigenous Australia

This map attempts to represent the language, social or nation groups of Aboriginal Australia. It shows only the general locations of larger groupings of people which may include clans, dialects or individual languages in a group. It used published resources from 1988-1994 and is not intended to be exact, nor the boundaries fixed. 

SNAICC Resources

SNAICC Resources

SNAICC ihas a range of wonderful resources to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children remain connected to their communities, Country and culture. They have also collated a range of resources to support eductors, families and communities throughout Covid.

Indigenous Languages Map of Queensland

Indigenous Languages Map of Queensland

As part of State Library’s Indigenous Languages Project, this resource map aims to raise awareness of the diversity of Queensland’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages.

Care for Ears

Care for Ears

The Care for Kids' Ears campaign has been designed and produced by the Australian Government to increase awareness of ear disease and hearing loss in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

AIATSIS Books

AIATSIS Books

Aboriginal Studies Press (ASP) is the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies' (AIATSIS) publishing arm and Australia's leading publisher of Australian Indigenous studies. They publish scholarly works, children’s books, biographies, research papers and monographs across a broad range of topics. 

Gadi Mirrabooka Aboriginal Stories

Gadi Mirrabooka Aboriginal Stories

Journey into the fascinating world of Australia’s Aboriginal culture with this unique collection of 33 authentic, unaltered Australian Dreamtime indigenous stories, each story brought to you by an Aboriginal storyteller custodian. 

Crackerjack Education

Crackerjack Education

Discover a whole world of online learning about Australia’s living landscapes, history and amazing people. All resources matched to the Australian National Curriculum or just use our site to learn more about this amazing Country .

NAIDOC Week Teaching Guides

NAIDOC Week Teaching Guides

The learning resources available to all students through the NAIDOC website are invaluable for teachers and students.

Weave & Splice Cards

Weave & Splice Cards

These cards can be used by individuals and groups as prompts to explore the strengths of First Nations peoples' ways of being, knowing and doing. They invite people to be curious, to learn, to break down and reconstruct current thinking and practice and weave in new ways of working.

Cultural Connections Booklet

Cultural Connections Booklet

This cultural connections booklet has been created to help you and your team engage in some of the key topics surrounding ‘respect of diversity’ and ‘cultural competency’ in the early child hood education and care sector. 

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First Nations Bedtime Stories Challenge

First Nations Bedtime Stories Challenge

The First Nations Bedtime Stories Challenge is a unique way for all people to learn from and celebrate First Nations cultures. Join up for a week of learning and sharing. Watch five Dreaming stories over five days, told to you by First Nations elders and knowledge custodians from Central Australia. Do it on your own, at home with your family, or at school. It’s all online.
 

The Koori Curriculum

The Koori Curriculum

The Koori Curriculum is an Aboriginal Early Childhood consultancy that supports early childhood educators to grow their cultural confidence and capacity. We work with educators across all different service types assisting them to embed Aboriginal perspectives in their curriculum and form meaningful relationships with their local Aboriginal community.

Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander Children's Literature Resource

Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander Children's Literature Resource

The National Centre for Australian Children’s Literature (NCACL) has produced a free database for educators to discover children’s books by and about Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. The database allows educators to explore a range of children’s books and related teaching resources, helping them get the most out of their current book collection, and identify new books to add to their teaching assets.  

Indigenous Literacy Day

Indigenous Literacy Day

The Indigenous Literacy Foundation has gone live with a new website celebrating stories and language from the rich cultures of our First Nations peoples. There are dozens of short videos to enjoy, and lots of activities for parents and children. You can go onto the website and explore and extend your personal journey of learning and appreciation of the cultures of the people who have cared for this Country for thousands of generations.

Dreamy Sleep Stories

Dreamy Sleep Stories

Dreamy is a collection of sleep stories created by First Nations storytellers. ​These contemporary stories bring an 80,000-year-old oral tradition into the digital space, helping people of all walks of life to quiet their minds, drift into dream, and disconnect from their devices by connecting to Country. 


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