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New Closing the Gap agreement features 16 new Indigenous welfare targets, including suicide rates and land rights – ABC News

For the first time, Australia will commit to reducing Indigenous imprisonment rates, suicides and child removals under a historic Closing the Gap agreement to be unveiled by the Prime Minister today.

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For the first time, Australia will commit to reducing Indigenous imprisonment rates, suicides and child removals under an historic Closing the Gap agreement to be unveiled by the Prime Minister today.
Key points:

  • The new agreement resets 2008 goals, which have largely been unmet
  • For the first time, target areas include out-of-home care, housing and land rights, the ABC understands
  • It is also likely to aim to move 30 per cent of young Indigenous prisoners out of detentio…

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