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16 Mar 2017 | Blog | Long-term Development
The latest Closing the Gap report showed that Australia is still failing to meet six of the seven Closing the Gap targets.
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22 Mar 2012 | Blog | Long-term Development
Today, as we reflect on the ongoing inequalities between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and non-Indigenous Australians, it’s worth stopping to ask ourselves ‘What is Close the Gap Day all about?’ By Carl O’Sullivan, Australian Indigenous Program, Caritas Australia.
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29 Sep 2011 | Blog
According to United Nations estimates for 2005-10, Australia's life expectancy at birth is ranked among the highest in the world*. However, a huge gap exists between the life expectancy and health of those who are Indigenous and those who are not.
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