As the tenth anniversary of Closing The Gap nears, a report has detailed how some very Canberran failings wrecked it.
Policies are made in Canberra with the best of intentions, but in remote Western Australia, the outcome is very different to what politicians imagined. East Kimberley Homelessness Project co-ordinator Rachelle Irving details life on the ground.
The rates of end-stage kidney disease in remote areas are up to 30 times the national average. Why are so many Aboriginal people dying from a preventable disease?
Aboriginal men suffer from the worst health and social outcomes in Australian society. Reconciliation Australia co-chair Tom Calma says they need support if to achieve true reconciliation.