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Acknowledgment of Country

The Close the Gap Campaign acknowledges and pays respect to the past, present and future traditional custodians and elders of this nation and the continuation of cultural, spiritual and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Our Health , Our Voice , Our Choice

The Close the Gap Campaign (CTG) is a social justice campaign focused on Indigenous Australians’ health, in which peak over 50 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous health bodies, NGOs and human rights organisations work together to achieve health equality in Australia. The Campaign was launched in April 2007 and now has over 240,000 CTG supporters.

Our Close the Gap Story

Close the Gap is a social justice " peoples " campaign that was launched in April 2007 . The Campaign was launched following Professor Tom Calma’s 2005 Social Justice report which emphasised health as a human right. And the signing of the “Statement of Intent” with the Australian Government.

National Agreement on Closing the Gap

The 2020 National Agreement on Closing the Gap (National Agreement) is a strategy that aims to improve the life outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Close the Gap Day resources for schools

Our school resources have been produced to assist teachers integrate National Close the Gap Day in the classroom and address learning outcomes.

Donate

In early 2022 supporters of our Close the Gap campaign will be able to make donations to assist the growth of our campaign

Get Involved

We are making progress - get involved with the Close the Gap Campaign and help end Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health inequality.

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Our Members

Over 50 major peak Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous health bodies, NGOs and human rights organisations includes :

Follow the Close the Gap Campaign on Twitter

CTG Twitter page has over (11,000 plus followers)

How you can support the Close the Gap Campaign ?

Join us in demanding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health equality within a generation.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples still live, on average, 10-11 years less than non-Indigenous Australians.

Closing the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander life expectancy gap is everyone’s business: it is a national issue in which every individual, organisation and group in Australia can play a role.

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Latest News

National Close the Gap Day 2021

Leadership and Legacy Through Crises: Keeping our Mob safe

Close the Gap Campaign Media Statement

The Close the Gap Campaign has warned that the ongoing gap in life expectancy

We invite the public, schools and organisations to support the Close the gap campaign and or donate.