Subscriber • Opinion

There's a lot going on right now. But let's not forget about Closing the Gap

By Janet Hunt
August 27 2021 - 7:25pm
ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Minister Rachel Stephen-Smith. Picture: Keegan Carroll

Did you notice the release of the ACT government's Closing the Gap implementation plan in the days before we were plunged into lockdown? Perhaps not. But this plan is critical to the more than 6500 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in the territory. Its release is a commitment the ACT government, along with other jurisdictions and the Coalition of Peak Aboriginal Organisations, made in the 10-year National Agreement on Closing the Gap released last July.

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