Indigenous health professionals have identified cultural safety as the main barrier to access to health care by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people (Health Workforce Australia 2011, p. 1). In a discussion of cultural safety Taylor and Guerin wrote:
"In short, cultural safety requires care to be determined by the recipient of care. It is not restricted to culture as indicated by ethnicity. It requires the health professional to reflect on their own cultural identity and on their relative power as a healthcare provider." (2010, p. 12)
The Chronicles of Contemporary Australia, told from the perspective of Australia's first people. Stories told over seven episodes showing individuals and how two different cultures interacted, relationships were built and dramas evolved throughout important periods of Australian history.
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