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Unwelcoming and reluctant to help: bushfire recovery hasn't considered Aboriginal culture — but things are finally starting to change

By Bhiamie Williamson, Research Associate & PhD Candidate, Australian National University
Phoebe Quinn, Research Fellow - Disaster Recovery, The University of Melbourne
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Disaster resilience and recovery conversations are filled with mentions of “community”, but collapsing various groups together this way fails to acknowledge that people experience disasters differently.

For Indigenous peoples — whose experiences are shaped by vastly different historical and cultural contexts to non-Indigenous Australians — the lack of understanding or cultural safety demonstrated by government agencies and non-government organisations…


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