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Topic: Closing the Gap
Environmental as anything

Environmental as anything

This week: life expectancy gaps, return of the mammoth, more dunnies please, and the 49% solution (to humanity).

If New Zealand can do it, why can’t Australia?

If New Zealand can do it, why can’t Australia?

Crikey readers discuss Closing the Gap and other low points in Australian politics.

Opening the gap: Morrison reveals same lack of Indigenous progress

Opening the gap: Morrison reveals same lack of Indigenous progress

Once again, the Closing The Gap report reveals we're failing to reduce differences between Indigenous and non-Indigenous health and educational outcomes. At least now governments are committed to working in partnership with Indigenous people.

Media’s obsession with symptoms, not the disease, is failing Australia

Media’s obsession with symptoms, not the disease, is failing Australia

Australians are ill-served by a media that focuses only on the surface and not on the depths; on the symptoms and not the disease producing them.

Turnbull tells Indigenous people: entrepreneur your way over that gap!

Turnbull tells Indigenous people: entrepreneur your way over that gap!

If only grants to Indigenous businesses were a Closing The Gap indicator, things would be looking up for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people...

Another Closing The Gap report confirms lack of even painfully slow progress

Another Closing The Gap report confirms lack of even painfully slow progress

Another year, another report showing that we're failing to close the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.

Crikey Worm: how rich is the Catholic Church really?

Crikey Worm: how rich is the Catholic Church really?

Good morning, early birds. A startling Fairfax investigation has revealed the true wealth of the Catholic Church in Australia. Plus, the Prime Minister prepares to deliver the 10th annual Closing the Gap report. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

How Closing The Gap fell apart

How Closing The Gap fell apart

As the tenth anniversary of Closing The Gap nears, a report has detailed how some very Canberran failings wrecked it.

Rundle: time to do better than Closing the Gap

Rundle: time to do better than Closing the Gap

We need more targeted, concrete, imaginative and audacious strategies, rather than the half-baked arse-covering you see in the current Closing the Gap reports.

Indigenous gap remains stubbornly wide

Indigenous gap remains stubbornly wide

The 2017 Closing the Gap report shows disappointingly little progress toward targets for removing or reducing the gap in health and educational outcomes for indigenous Australians.