Skip to main content
Traditional Aboriginal painting, small figures in wheelchairs seen among the dots and lines. Tracks in the Sand - Artwork by Brendan Ball
Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Close the Gap (2020)

We nurture our culture for our future, and our culture nurtures us. A report prepared by the Lowitja Institute for the Close the Gap Steering Committee | March 2020 Executive Summary With this report — We nurture our culture for our future, and our culture nurtures us — we have sought to reflect the...

Aboriginal Art - Cover of the 2020 Close the Gap report
Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Close the Gap (2020)

We nurture our culture for our future, and our culture nurtures us. A report prepared by the Lowitja Institute for the Close the Gap Steering Committee | March 2020 Executive Summary With this report — We nurture our culture for our future, and our culture nurtures us — we have sought to reflect the...
Close the Gap 10 Year Review Cover
Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Close The Gap - 10 Year Review (2018)

Ten-years after its commencement, it is time to critically reflect on why Australian governments have not yet succeeded in closing the health gap to date, and why they will not succeed by 2030 if the current course continues.
Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Native Title Reports

Under the Native Title Act 1993, the Social Justice Commissioner is required to prepare a Native Title Report each year for federal Parliament. Through these reports the Commissioner gives a human rights perspective on native title issues and advocates for practical co-existence between Indigenous...
Images from the Community Guide to the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Aboriginal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Declaration Dialogue Series

Implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples – Declaration Dialogue Series