New approach to Closing the Gap Strategy welcomed
The Close the Gap Campaign has welcomed the COAG agreement to work in genuine partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the Refreshed Closing the Gap Strategy.
COAG has recognised that in order to effect real change, governments must work collaboratively and in genuine, formal partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as they are the essential agents of change.
Read more in the Close the Gap Campaign Co-Chair's media release.Read(pdf 100.99 KB)
ANTaR Submission to the ‘Refresh’ process of the Closing the Gap Strategy
In this submission ANTaR argues that a refreshed Closing the Gap Strategy must support and complement the realisation
of the Uluru Statement and its promise of a better future.Read(pdf 433.08 KB)
10th Anniversary of the Apology a time to learn from and act with Stolen Generations
Today ANTaR reflects on the 10th Anniversary of the National Apology to the Stolen Generations.
Read more in our media release.Read(pdf 178.83 KB)
Close the Gap Campaign Progress and Priorities Report 2015
The Campaign Steering Committee welcomes the absolute gains in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander life expectancy from 2005–2007 to 2010–2012. Over that five-year period, life expectancy is estimated to have increased by 1.6 years for males and by 0.6 of a year for females. But a life expectancy gap of around ten years remains for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people when compared with non-Indigenous people. Continued comittment and ensuring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health equality is a priority is required if we are to Close the Gap by 2030.Read(pdf 1.48 MB)
Close the Gap Campaign Progress and Priorities Report 2014
Close the Gap Progress and Priorities Report 2014Read(pdf 1.45 MB)
Close the Gap Shadow Report 2013
Close the Gap Shadow Report 2013Read(pdf 1.21 MB)
Close the Gap Shadow Report 2012
Close the Gap Shadow Report 2012Read(pdf 2.13 MB)
Close the Gap Shadow Report 2011
Close the Gap Shadow Report 2011Read(pdf 3.82 MB)