National Close the Gap Day Picnic - 21/3 Prince Alfred Park 11.30am - 2.00pm


ANTaR marks National Close the Gap Day this Thursday with a Close the Gap Day Picnic at Prince Alfred Park, Surry Hills, Sydney.

Join us in sending a powerful message to all Members of Parliament that we are committed for the long-term and they should be too.

Bring a picnic rug and some lunch and join us in planting hands at the northern end of Prince Alfred Park (near Central Station) between 11.30am and 2.00pm, Thursday March 21.

Reporting progress towards closing the gap in life expectancy between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians

The Indigenous Leadership Group of the Close the Gap Campaign this morning met with the Prime Minister before she  tabled her annual report on progress in Closing the Gap.

They discussed critical developments for the 2013 year, these being;

* The development of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan

* The need for future commitment of funds as the National Partnership Agreement on Closing the Gap in Indigenous Health Outcomes comes to a close mid 2013.

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