Image: 'Aboriginal Flag' by Jason Bucheitner on Flickr

The ninth Closing The Gap report displays little improvement in the divide between Indigenous Australians and Non-Indigenous Australians.

With only one of the report’s eight targets on track to be met, the report has faced criticism from  both Indigenous advocates and research experts.

While the report highlights many issues to be addressed, there are more problems facing Indigenous communities than is included in its pages.

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Tuesday, February 14 2017
Featured in storyKen Canning , Murri activist, writer and poet, whose people are from the Kunja Clan of the Bidjara Nation in south west QueenslandJon Altman, Emeritus Professor at the College of Arts and Social Sciences at the Australian National University Shane Houston, Deputy Vice Chancellor of Indigenous Strategy and Services at Sydney University

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