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So what went wrong?

Australia shows little acknowledgement that Indigenous Australians might be involved in the delivery of healthcare and be trained as health workers. Indigenous nurses and midwives are notable only by their absence. Prior to invasion, Aboriginal and Torres 106 Training the ‘natives’ as nurses in Australia Strait Islander people practised their own approach to medicine and healthcare. Health knowledge was passed down from generation to generation through a strong and successful oral tradition. Medicines and health resources were based on what was locally available. For

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