Consultation Open: Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition Relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

The Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition Relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples is appointed by a resolution of appointment. The Committee is due to produce an interim report by 30 July 2018 and a final report by 29 November 2018. The Committee would like to receive submissions before 11 June 2018, but […]

Unique Centre to Fast-Track First Peoples’ Health Improvement

Indigenous Health Minister Ken Wyatt AM has officially launched an Australian-first centre to boost Aboriginal health by fast-tracking social and cultural research. Minister Wyatt said Murdoch University’s Ngangk Yira Aboriginal Health and Social Equity Research Centre promises new methods of tackling Closing the Gap challenges. “This unique centre aligns strongly with the Turnbull Government’s holistic, […]

AIHW Releases Report – Closing the Gap targets: 2017 analysis of progress and key drivers of change

Download full report here.  The Australian Insitute for Health and Welfare (AIHW) has released a new reported entitled Closing the Gap targets: 2017 analysis of progress and key drivers of change. This report provides detailed information and analyses on the Closing the Gap targets, including the key drivers of change underpinning these targets. This report provides […]