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17 July 2018

A list of possible targets and indicators were identified at the second and final Closing the Gap Refresh technical workshop held recently in Canberra.

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5 June 2018

Work has now begun to refresh the Closing the Gap targets in-line with the information gathered from stakeholders at consultations held around the country.

eople sit around several tables in a room. They are in discussion and taking notes.
5 June 2018

Since November 2017, 18 Closing the Gap Refresh consultations have been held across Australia with the aim of asking ‘What’s worked?’ ‘What hasn’t?’ and ‘How can we do better?’

Closing the Gap targets: 2017 analysis of progress and key drivers of change
26 April 2018

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has released Closing the Gap targets: 2017 analysis of progress and key drivers of change.

20 April 2018

There has been great interest in the roundtables with around 1,000 people representing their communities, businesses and organisations.

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18 April 2018

Recently, the Commonwealth hosted a Closing the Gap Refresh Roundtable with Indigenous national peak bodies in Canberra.

21 March 2018

Submissions for the Closing the Gap Refresh have been extended until 5PM (AEST) 30 April 2018.

9 March 2018

The Closing the Gap Refresh consultations started in early November last year in Broome, Western Australia.

5 March 2018

To mark ten years of Closing the Gap, a Special Gathering of 64 prominent Indigenous Australians met in Canberra for two days to discuss priorities for the next decade of Closing the Gap.

9 February 2018

A Special Gathering of prominent Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders coincided with the first Council of Australian Governments (COAG) meeting of 2018. Of the 64 State and Commonwealth selected attendees, 10 attended the COAG meeting to provide the Special Gathering’s advice. This statement sets out the Special Gathering’s advice.

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