This budget could devastate Indigenous Australians

From cuts to youth welfare to the new Medicare co-payment, the budget will have a profound impact on Indigenous Australians. In an opinion piece published in The Drum, Mick Gooda asks: will the Federal Government speak to Aboriginal leaders before...
Tuesday 20 May 2014

Close the Gap urges Government to deliver on its commitment

The Close the Gap Campaign today reiterated its call for the Government to deliver on its commitment to the national effort to close the gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and other Australians.The Close the Gap Campaign has...
Wednesday 14 May 2014
The survey found that in the past 12 months:97 per cent had experienced at least one racist incident

Close the Gap advises against changes to the Racial Discrimination Act

The Close the Gap Campaign Steering Committee has recommended the Federal Government not proceed with proposed changes to the Racial Discrimination Act (RDA).Campaign Co-Chair Kirstie Parker (pictured with Prime Minister Tony Abbottt and Close the...
Thursday 1 May 2014

Close the Gap warns of impact of RDA changes

The Close the Gap Campaign today called on the government to rethink the proposed changes to the Racial Discrimination Act (RDA) and consider the impact they could have on closing the health equality gap. The Campaign believes that the RDA provides...
Monday 31 March 2014

Record show of national support for Close the Gap Day

An estimated 150,000 Australians are expected to attend Close the Gap Day events around the country today. This is the largest show yet of public support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health equality.The record numbers of Australians...
Thursday 20 March 2014

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