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Peak Indigenous groups given a seat at the table to close the gap

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 27th March 2019 -  A coalition of peak Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander bodies has welcomed a historic partnership with the government to rework the Closing the Gap Refresh, announced on Wednesday.

Peak Indigenous Bodies Plead For Close the Gap Involvement

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 21st November 2018 -  Humanitarian and health not for profits have come out in support of 13 peak Indigenous bodies, who have repeated a desperate plea for more involvement in the government’s Close the

Closing the Eye Health Gap

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 12th November 2018 -  Professor Hugh Taylor AC is the founder of Indigenous Eye Health at Melbourne University, and is fighting to close the gap of preventable blindness among Aboriginal and Torres Strait

Rights and Respect For Australia’s First Peoples

Wendy Williams, Monday, 5th June 2017 -  Andrew Meehan is the national director of ANTaR, a national advocacy organisation dedicated to the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. He is this week’s Changemaker.

Indigenous Incarceration Set to Cost $20B by 2040

Rachel McFadden, Monday, 29th May 2017 -  The over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders is costing nearly $8 billion annually and will grow to almost $20 billion per annum by 2040 without further intervention,…

Turnbull Budget has Glaring Omissions for Indigenous Australians

Rachel McFadden, Wednesday, 10th May 2017 -  The delivery of the 2017 budget for Indigenous Australians was a “mixed bag” of support and omissions, leaders of key Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations said. More

Aboriginal Parents Engagement in Children’s Education a ‘Two Way Street’

Rachel McFadden, Wednesday, 3rd May 2017 -  A lack of communication and understanding between teachers and parents could be a major factor in the lower performance of Aboriginal children in schools, a new report reveals. The…

Report Shows Way Forward for Closing the Gap

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 16th March 2017 -  Australian governments at all levels are failing Australia’s First Peoples, but there is “a way forward”, according to a new report released to mark National Close the Gap Day. The

Facts to Close the Gap

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 15th March 2017 -  Oxfam Australia has issued 10 “shameful facts that will make you want to close the gap” ahead of National Close the Gap Day. The annual awareness event, which takes place on Thursday,

Australia Far Away from Reconciliation

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 9th February 2016 - 
The number of people who support reconciliation between indigenous and non-indigenous Australians is on the rise, but racial abuse of first Australians is still rampant, a landmark…

Government Looks to India to Help Close the Gap

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 7th April 2015 -  Could India hold the key to improving the lives of people living in Australia’s disadvantaged Indigenous communities? The Abbott Government thinks so. According to ABC’s

Indigenous Advocate Takes Top Job

Staff Reporter, Monday, 20th January 2014 -  Oxfam Policy Advisor Andrew Meehan has been appointed as National Director of ANTaR – a national advocacy organisation dedicated specifically to the rights of Aboriginal…
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