Black Wattle Consulting works in cross-cultural and the Aboriginal health, child and family and workforce support services sectors.
Our people have:
- proven experience developing and producing resources
- culturally appropriate consulting and communication skills
- produce beautiful graphic design work
- knowledge of the Aboriginal health, child, youth and family welfare policy context and services nationwide
- a nationwide network of skilled colleagues.
Rosie’s work history includes twenty years developing service resources, communications and organisational tools. Rosie has qualifications in sociology and biomedical science and her resource development work includes:
- A History of Aboriginal Health Workers & Aboriginal community workers 1870 – 2013 – for the Central Australian and Barkly Aboriginal Health Workers Association
- A Code of ethics for people working with children & young people in the NT: Our Kids, Safe + Strong
- Parenting in Pictures - illustrated resources for Aboriginal families and family support workers – for the Raising Children Network/Parenting Research Centre
- Development of A code of ethics for people working with children & young people in the NT – for NAPCAN
- Corporate document development for Aboriginal community controlled services: Wurli Wurlinjang Health Service, SAF,T, SNAICC
- Through Young Black Eyes Facilitators Guide – for the Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC)
- You’re A Dad and Talking Up Our Strengths cards – for SNAICC
- Kids Tracks magazines – for NT Department of Health and Community Services Office of Children and Families
- An analysis of health services in the Darwin Health Zone – for AMSANT (Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance)
- Primary Health Care Workforce update – for the NT Remote Workforce Agency
Brendan brings expertise in best practice community consultation to Black Wattle Consulting. He has qualifications in applied science. focused on ecology and toxicology. He has worked for the:
- Office of the Supervising Scientist, Jabiru NT
- Central and Northern Aboriginal land councils, assisting traditional land-owning groups in mining matters including the consent processes for exploration and mine development, ecological management of lands.
- International consultancy HLA Enviroscience, in best practice in engagement with Aboriginal people.
- Contracted to the Northern Land Council, consulting with traditional Aboriginal owners on the rehabilitation of the Rum Jungle mine-site, informing the Commonwealth on project cultural requirements.