Presentation on theme: "Our RAP community… Is growing day by day… Includes 95 registered RAPs… Across all sectors… Has the commitment of almost 400 organisations… This equates."— Presentation transcript:
Our RAP community… Is growing day by day… Includes 95 registered RAPs… Across all sectors… Has the commitment of almost 400 organisations… This equates to 20 percent of our national workforce… Is becoming a powerful national network of support, learning and change…..
Goals of the RAP Program… Closing the Gaps by… Addressing the Social Determinants of Health Appling the evidence of what works in Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander affairs Using a Community Development Approach Engaging organisations in action in the three areas of relationships, respect and opportunities.
The 6 Social Determinants of Health DeterminantDriversRAP influence Economic inclusionAssets, education, job, housingHigh StressSelf-esteem, security, controlMedium Childhood developmentNutrition, physical developmentMedium Social inclusionAccepted, valued, includedHigh Employment securityConfidence, good communication, stability, economic conditions High Primary healthFood, transport, avoidance of harmful substances Medium
What works – A Community Development Approach Community Collaboration Cooperative Approaches Working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander led solutions Bottom up – grass roots solutions
Our vision for reconciliation (State your organisation’s vision for reconciliation and how it relates to your business…) Our business (Briefly describe your business…) Our RAP (Describe how you developed your RAP, who was involved in your RAP working group and any other relevant information…) RelationshipsTell us why respectful relationships between Indigenous and non- Indigenous people are important to your organisation and its core business activities. Focus area: ActionResponsibilityTimelineMeasurable Target Respect Focus area: ActionResponsibilityTimelineMeasurable Target OpportunitiesTell us why opportunities for Indigenous people, organisations and communities are important to your organisation and its core business activates. Focus area: ActionResponsibilityTimelineMeasurable Target Tracking progress and reporting ActionResponsibilityTimelineMeasurable Target RAP Template
What’s in a RAP – the essential elements… Relationships A RAP Working Group made up of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and senior staff working together equally (this action may also be listed in Tracking Progress and reporting). Building relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, organisations or communities in your local area and/or business niche. Your unique contribution?
What’s in a RAP – the essential elements… Respect Engage all staff in continual development and learning about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, values, histories and cultures starting with cultural awareness training. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures are visible and celebrated and cultural protocols are respected starting with ‘ Acknowledgement of Country ’ and ‘ Welcome to Country ’. Your unique contribution?
What’s in a RAP – essential elements… Opportunities Provide and/or support economic, employment and professional development opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Develop partnerships and/or projects with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander professionals, organisations or communities that are mutually beneficial. Your unique contribution?
What’s in a RAP– the essential elements… Tracking Progress and Reporting Other actions that ensure the RAP is implemented and that progress is celebrated, shared and reported on. Annual public report on RAP progress. Annual public refresh of RAP.
Approval and registration Our Quality Assurance Framework Trademarked program Your Board and RA Management