Closing the Gap 2019

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Prime Minister Scott Morrison has told Parliament he "does not know" when Indigenous children will have the same opportunities as non-Indigenous Australians. The 11th annual Closing the Gap statement has shown just two of seven goals on track — one fewer than last year. Life expectancy, child mortality rates, employment, reading and numeracy and school attendance are all off track. The statement comes on the heels of the 11-year anniversary of Kevin Rudd's Apology to the Stolen Generation. You can read more here.