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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.

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.

‘My people are a multimillion-dollar industry and still they die’

‘My people are a multimillion-dollar industry and still they die’

The Tiwi people, exploited by an industry of researchers, educators, and politicians, have the highest incidence of suicide on the planet, writes author Marie Munkara

The Australian Financial Review is offensively wrong on indigenous Australians

The Australian Financial Review is offensively wrong on indigenous Australians

The Australian Financial review has illustrated just how ignorant white Australians are about the real state of indigenous outcomes.

Australians are better than everyone else at surviving cancer

Australians are better than everyone else at surviving cancer

While cancer remains one of our biggest killers, we've made significant progress in treating it in recent decades -- and we're doing better than anywhere else.

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.

Unpacking accepted wisdom

Unpacking accepted wisdom

Crikey readers respond to this week's stories.

Another disappointing Closing The Gap report confirms need for change

Another disappointing Closing The Gap report confirms need for change

Yet again a Prime Minister has risen to announce that we are not on track to close the gap between the health and educational outcomes of Indigenous Australians and the rest of us.

Keane: why the War on Terror gets a blank cheque but we ignore bigger threats

Keane: why the War on Terror gets a blank cheque but we ignore bigger threats

Australia's governing class views terrorism as a more immediate threat than other, more important problems of which it has little experience.

Media briefs: no more Good Food … fight pics … <em>Block</em> trading …

Media briefs: no more Good Food … fight pics … Block trading …

Fairfax axes specialised Good Food Guides ... The right to use Packer/Gyngell fight pics ... Insider trading hits The Block ... Is the media making indigenous Australia sick? ...