Shocking Report Reveals Closing the Gap Faults

March 5, 2024 9:11 am in by
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Prime Minister Anthony Albanese says there’s more work to be done when it comes to Closing The Gap with just 11 of 19 socio-economic improvement targets met.

The government has announced hundreds of millions of dollars for job programs, communications, and justice issues in Indigenous communities, in a major response to the latest damning statistics from the annual Closing The Gap report card.

The shocking report from the Productivity Commission warns that the Closing The Gap agreement is on the brink of failure without major reforms.

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CEO of DJAARA, Rodney Carter says the issue lies in the system providing assistance and communication key to reaching the Closing The Gap targets.