National Director Andrew Meehan talks to 2XX FM about the crisis this nation faces with the numbers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people incarcerated.
"Government needs to sit down with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander representatives, particularly the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services to set some Justice Targets to address this crisis."
- ANTaR is seeking a National Funds Development Manager to play a leading role in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of ANTaR’s funds development strategy - ensuring the growth and sustainability of the organisation through the development and expansion of multiple income streams. Applications close COB Monday 21st July.
Like our supporters, we won’t accept the life of an Aboriginal child born today being a decade shorter than other Australian children.
The National Partnership Agreement on Closing the Gap in Indigenous Health Outcomes has not been renewed, $170 million has been cut from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, and preventive health funding has been cut in this year's federal budget.
There’s a serious risk that these measures will mean we can’t close the gap!
Today marks the 47th anniversary since Australia's most successful referendum where Australians voted YES for Aboriginal rights. Today's generation have an opportunity to finally recognise the First Australians in a referendum - find out more and get involved here
Headline results of the COAG Reform Council’s latest report on the closing the gap reform agenda.
Close the Gap Campaign Co-Chair, Kirstie Parker, said the report shows some progress in reducing the life expectancy gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians. However, Ms Parker said the pace of change has to accelerate if we are to achieve the 2030 target of equal life expectancy for all Australians.