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MANY North Queenslanders are in uproar after it was revealed nurses and midwives should acknowledge their “white privilege” when treating Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders as part of their Code of Conduct.
This move by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia – exposed by Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives – forces nurses and midwives to agree that simply being born white is a bad thing.
White privilege is generally defined as people with white skin having unearned advantages over people of different coloured skin, and it’s a theme pushed mainly by those on the left of the political divide.
The notion that being born white gives people unearned advantages over non-whites is being pushed mainly by those on the left of politics.