Summary publication


This report is a collaborative effort of the Close the Gap Campaign Steering Committee. Funding for, and project management of, the report was provided by Oxfam Australia.

Author: Christopher Holland

Editor: Andrew Meehan, Indigenous Rights Public Policy and Advocacy Lead, Oxfam Australia; and Andrew Gargett, Senior Policy Officer, Australian Human Rights Commission and Executive Officer, Close the Gap Campaign Steering Committee Secretariat and National Health Leadership Forum Secretariat

Design and layout: Lisa Thompson, JAG Designs

Printing: Paragon Printers Australasia

Published by: The Close the Gap Campaign Steering Committee in February 2014
© Close the Gap Campaign Steering Committee for Indigenous Health Equality, 2014
This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution – NonCommercial – ShareAlike 2.5 Australia License. To view a copy of this license, visit: or send a letter to Creative Commons, 171 Second Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, California, 94105, USA.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this document may contain images or names of people who have since passed away.