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Confronting truths of inequality as PM reports on Closing the Gap

In delivering the 2019 Closing the Gap report, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has revealed that only two of a possible seven targets, aimed at reducing disadvantage for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples had been achieved, and that, as a nation “we can never rest until we change this for all time.”

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by Freya Lucas

Oxfam disappointed with narrow focus of Closing the Gap report

Responding to comments made by Prime Minister Scott Morrison in relation the Closing the Gap report, Oxfam Australia Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ Program National Manager Ngarra Murray expressed her disappointment on behalf of the organisation, saying the Prime Minister focused only on new initiatives in the area of education.

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by Freya Lucas

More than words: SNAICC says a national strategy is needed to turn aspiration to reality

As Australia commemorates the anniversary of the apology to the Stolen Generations, SNAICC National Voice for our Children has called for deeper reflection on the commitment of all Australians to ensure history is not repeated.

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by Freya Lucas

ECA Central Coast hosts roundtable political forum ahead of NSW election

Over 60 early childhood education and care (ECEC) professionals gathered at Mingara earlier this week to hear from local candidates ahead of the NSW election, to be held on 23 March 2019.

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by Freya Lucas

Duchess of Cambridge speaks about the importance of the early years, mental health

Speaking at a roundtable discussion at the Mental Health in Education Conference held yesterday in East London, the Duchess of Cambridge described herself as “very naive” as a parent, in terms of understanding the importance of a child’s development in the early years, and the impact this has on their future, British Telecommunications (BT) has reported.

a day ago

by Freya Lucas