Christine Coyne is a Biblumen Noongar woman originating from Gnowangerup in WA, whose family ties are connected to the Wagyl Kaip and Southern Noongar regions. As a direct descendant of two major Noongar families, her connection within the Noongar community is extensive throughout Noongar nation. She is a well-respected member of the Noongar community and has a direct association with many Noongar Elders. Her network within the Aboriginal community extends beyond Noongar country, to throughout WA and Nationally.
Christine has worked extensively with Aboriginal people throughout the country; this includes Aboriginal people who are city based as well as those from remote and regional locations. She has an extensive knowledge of the differences that apply between contemporary and traditional Aboriginal communities and groups.
She is an experienced Aboriginal Cultural Awareness presenter with over 26 years’ experience in training delivery. She developed and facilitated the very first Aboriginal Cultural Awareness training program for the Chamber of Commerce & Industry (CCIWA) in the early 1990’s. Christine has since delivered and written a number of Aboriginal Cultural Awareness Workshops, Training Programs, Aboriginal Cultural Awareness Manuals and Facilitator Guides. She has also been involved in the training of other Aboriginal Facilitators. Christine currently delivers Aboriginal Cultural Awareness and other training programs to a large number of private sector companies and government departments.
Christine has developed a range of Aboriginal Cultural Awareness workshops that are targeted to specific audiences, these include (but not limited too):
Generic CAT – designed for bulk workforce.
HR/Recruitment CAT – designed for HR & Recruitment personnel.
Supervisor CAT – designed for supervisors of Indigenous employees.
Leaders CAT – designed for the Executive and Senior Management Teams.
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