Cultural Awareness Resources
Artist: Elizabeth Close
Elizabeth Close is a contemporary and traditional Aboriginal artist based in Adelaide. Her artworks reflect her experience as an Aboriginal woman and represents her journey of rediscovery and reconnection with her Aboriginality.
GPEx commissioned Elizabeth to produce a piece that was reflective of both our core values and the importance of our partnerships to deliver our mission.
In the piece, the middle circle represents the patient and community, the circles surrounding the inner circle represent our partnerships and stakeholders. The lines that then connect the outer circles reflect the lines of communication and collaboration in which our stakeholders, the health care professionals join together to deliver specialised GP training, the surrounding of the ‘patient’ suggesting the caring for the health of our communities.
The background represents the diversity in patient demographics, and more broadly represents the geographical topography of the state of South Australia, where GPEx delivers services.
This artwork is to be used only in conjunction with the Aboriginal Health program and only in its entirety – the artwork should not be altered, pull apart, cut up or mistreated in any way. The artist should always be acknowledged when the piece is reproduced.
Our RAP Reflect formalises GPEx’s commitment to closing the gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and non-Aboriginal people. View our RAP here.
This map attempts to represent all the language, social or nation groups of the Indigenous people of Australia.
A research, collections and publishing organisation that promotes knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, traditions, languages and stories past and present.
News, stories and information from South Australia.
Promotes the people’s movement for reconciliation at a state level, with a vision to increase understanding of the shared history of all South Australians that recognises and enacts the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to live in a just and equitable society.
South Australian Aboriginal cultural sites and protocols.