Beginning the Journey

The Portal content aligns strategically with a Federal Government endorsed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Curriculum Framework (The Framework), and targets a beginner level of understanding in First Peoples Health.

Improved healthcare outcomes for Australia's First Peoples requires health professionals to be both clinically and culturally capable (Department of Health, 2016)

Griffith Health First Peoples Health Plan

The Portal is part of a suite of initiatives aimed at increasing the cultural capability of health students and identified in The Plan.

Graduate Attribute

The Portal supports the university in realising the characteristics that the university seeks to engender in its graduates.

Beginning the Journey

Using the Portal

  1. Read the  information
  2. Engage with the interactive features
  3. Test your knowledge by completing  the five online quizzes
  4. You must complete all five quizzes to receive your certificate of completion.


NB. The portal will take  approximately one hour to complete.

Cultural Passport

Upon completion of each the five online quizzes, a certificate of completion will be generated.  This certificate will be mandatory requirement for students prior to undertaking clinical placement and should be included in your professional development portfolio.

“Cultural capability is a journey not a destination”
(Department of Health, 2016)