Closing the Gap: Anthony Albanese condemns ‘inexcusable’ findings on Indigenous disadvantage

PM announces funding for jobs, communications and justice as damning report finds only four of 19 areas on track for improvement and four getting worse

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The federal government is still failing to close the gap in Indigenous life outcomes, with only four of 19 key areas on track for improvement and four others actually getting worse in the past year.

The government has announced hundreds of millions of dollars for job programs, communications and justice issues in Indigenous communities, in a major response to the latest damning statistics from the annual Closing The Gap report card.

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