The prime minister’s annual Closing the Gap report on indigenous disadvantage is released in early February and outlines what progress the government has made in the previous year, as well as what needs to be done in the next year. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull delivered his first report to the House of Representatives yesterday, calling the progress “mixed”, and announcing that many of the key targets were “not on track”.

Former prime minister Kevin Rudd led the push to close the gap by 2030 and said in an interview with the ABC’s Kerry O’Brien how “determined” and “committed” he and the government were to the initiative: