Expressions of Interest: Working Party – Working effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples- Closing Friday 23 October 2020


Speech Pathology Australia will be developing a new Guideline on working effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The Guideline will support members to engage with and provide culturally safe services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities.

Expressions of Interest are sought from interested individuals to participate as a volunteer in a Working Group to support the development of the Guideline.  The role of the Working Party may include providing guidance on issues and barriers that affect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples accessing speech pathologists, identify solutions to overcome any barriers or issues and support the development of the Guideline.  The Working Party will develop a Terms a Reference and outline all tasks and roles of the membership.

We are seeking up to ten Aboriginal and/or non-Aboriginal representatives, offering a mix of skills, knowledge, and experience, across all states and territories.

Working Party members will meet via zoom conference. The tenure of the working party members will end at the completion of the project. It is expected that the project will be completed by 12 months.

Interested members who would like to be considered to join the Working Party should email their CV along with a brief, no greater than 500-word, statement outlining their experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and what you can bring to meet the scope of the document. You should send your completed application to: kmncservices@outlook.com by COB Friday 23 October, 2020.


September 18, 2020

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Posted by: Jordyn Townsend