This year’s Closing the Gap report tells a more positive story than the 2017 report on the seven measurable gaps between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians in the areas of health, education and employment.
- Francis Markham
- Nicholas Biddle
According to the government’s figures, the targets relating to Year 12 attainment, early childhood education, and child mortality are on track to be closed.
Early childhood education is a revised target, and 2018 is the first time trends can be monitored. The previous early childhood target was not met.
But the targets…