Closing the Gap shows mixed progress across 18 targets

The recently released Closing the Gap report of 2022 reveals that out of 18 targets, four targets are on track, and four are getting worse.

It will be the first report since the national agreement on Closing the Gap took effect in 2020, aimed at working collaboratively to improve outcomes for Indigenous Australians.

Although many claim that issues such as the high incarceration rates and low labour participation rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are individual, research shows they are largely systemic.

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Produced By: Cindy Yin

Featured In Story: Dr Sharlene Leroy-Dyer, Associate Director of Indigenous Engagement for the University of Queensland Business School , and Professor Elena Marchetti, Professor of Law at the Griffith Law School, Griffith University

First aired on The Wire, Wednesday 30 November 2022