Closing the Gap -Australia is failing on Indigenous disadvantage goals

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-02-14/closing-the-gap-report-card-failing/8268450

Indigenous Australians don't live as long as other Australians. Their children are more likely to die as infants. And their health, education and employment outcomes are worse than non-Indigenous people.

Australia has promised to close this gap on health, education and employment. But a new report card finds we are failing on six out of seven key measures.

NOT ON TRACK

Life expectancy

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Child mortality

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Employment

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Reading & writing

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School attendance

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Early education

ON TRACK

Year 12 attainment