Close the Gap campaign members

Our Membership

The Close the Gap Campaign Steering Committee first met in March 2006.

Our original patrons, Catherine Freeman OAM and lan Thorpe OAM, launched the Campaign in April 2007. 

We would encourage any peak Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous health bodies, NGOs and human rights organisations to become members and support the CTG Campaign.

Apply here:

Current Co-Chairs

Co-Chairs

June Oscar AO, Commissioner of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice

Karl Briscoe CEO National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers’ Association

Members and link to their website

June Oscar AO, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

Karl Briscoe CEO National Association of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Practitioners

Members and link to their website

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Healing Foundation

Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of New South Wales

Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association

Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia

Australians for Native Title and Reconciliation (ANTaR)

Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

Australian College of Midwives

Australian College of Nursing

Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine

Australian Council of Social Service

Australian Human Rights Commission (Secretariat)

Australian Indigenous Doctors’ Association

Australian Indigenous Psychologists’ Association

Australian Medical Association

Australian Physiotherapy Association

Australian Student and Novice Nurse Association

Beyond Blue

Cancer Council Australia

Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives

CRANAplus

Expert Adviser – Alcohol and other Drugs (Pat Dudgeon)

Expert Adviser – Epidemiology and Public Health (Ian Ring)

Expert Adviser – Mental Health and Social and Emotional Wellbeing (National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Leadership in Mental Health) (Ted Wilkes)

First Peoples Disability Network

Healing Foundation

Heart Foundation Australia

Indigenous Allied Health Australia

Indigenous Dentists’ Association of Australia

Indigenous Eye Health Unit (University of Melbourne)

Kidney Health Australia

Menzies School of Health Research

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers’ Association

National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation

National Association of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Physiotherapists

National Coordinator – Tackling Indigenous Smoking (Dr Tom Calma AO – Campaign founder and former Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner)

National Heart Foundation of Australia

NSW Aboriginal Land Council

Oxfam Australia

Palliative Care Australia

PHILE Network

Public Health Association of Australia

Reconciliation Australia

Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

The Fred Hollows Foundation

The Lowitja Institute

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia

Torres Strait Regional Authority

Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation

Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service

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

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Become a CTG Member

If you are a peak Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and Non-Indigenous Health body, NGO or Human Rights organisation we would welcome your organisation to become a member of the Close the Gap campaign