Close the Gap

  • My Life My Lead: Opportunities for strengthening approaches to the social determinants and cultural determinants of Indigenous health: Report on the national consultations 2017

    Last published: 22 January 2019Author: Department of Health

    My Life My Lead: Opportunities for strengthening approaches to the social determinants and cultural determinants of Indigenous health: Report on the national consultations 2017

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  • Closing the Gap Statement of Intent 2008

    Last published: 18 December 2018

    The initial Close the Gap Indigenous Health Equality Summit Statement of Intent 2008. 

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  • COAG Statement on the Closing the Gap Refresh

    Last published: 12 December 2018Author: COAG

    Council of Australian Governments (COAG) statement outlining the outcomes of the most recent COAG meeting regarding the Closing the Gap Refresh process.

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  • PM's Report 2018

    Last published: 22 February 2018Author: Department of Prime Minster and Cabinet

    Annual report from the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet regarding progress made towards the targets from the national Closing the Gap strategy.

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  • Close the Gap: A Ten-Year Review

    Last published: 8 February 2018Author: Close the Gap Campaign

    This review assesses the most significant national effort to date to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health: the 2008 Council of Australian Governments Closing the Gap Strategy with its target to achieve life expectancy equality by 2030.  Ten-years after its commencement it is time to critically analyse why Australian governments have not yet succeeded in closing the health gap.  

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  • PM's Report to Parliament 2017

    Last published: 14 February 2017Author: Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet

    Annual report from the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet detailing progress towards the National Closing the Gap Strategy. 

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  • Close the Gap - Progress and Priorities Report 2017

    Last published: 1 February 2017Author: Close the Gap Campaign

    Close the Gap Campaign Steering Committee Progress and Priorities Report 2017 

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  • Close the Gap - Progress and Priorities Report 2016

    Last published: 9 February 2016Author: Close the Gap Campaign

    The message from the Close the Gap Campaign is clear. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health inequality is an issue of growing national concern. We can and want to be the generation that closes the gap but we must stay the course and keep our attention and resources focused on this goal. The health gap has rightfully been described as a stain on our nation, and this generation has the opportunity and responsibility to remove it. 

     

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