Friday, August 26, 2011

Indigenous Disadvantage

Peter Martin has a couple of posts on this weeks Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage progress report. Although perhaps 'progress' is perhaps not quite the correct word?

Australia's Indigenous Report Card

Indigenous imprisonment - worse

Substantiated child abuse - worse

Chronic disease - worse

Employment gap - unchanged

Education gap - unchanged

Income gap - unchanged

Home ownership rate - improved

Infant mortality gap - improved

Steering committee for the review of government service provision, Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage.
Indigenous disadvantage represents a substantial loss of potential human capital, particularly for regions such as the Far North.

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