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Second meeting of the Joint Council on Closing the Gap

Second meeting of the Joint Council on Closing the Gap

Indigenous Affairs
Friday, 23 August 2019

National Indigenous Australians Agency

Pat Turner AM, Lead Convenor of the Coalition of Peaks and the Minister for Indigenous Australians, the Hon. Ken Wyatt AM MP, watch a Welcome to Country at the Joint Council on Closing the Gap meeting in Adelaide.

The Joint Council on Closing the Gap has held its second meeting in Adelaide.

The Joint Council considered matters which have been jointly developed between governments and the Coalition of Peaks through a Partnership Working Group, and endorsed in principle three new reform priorities for collective action to be built into a new National Indigenous Reform Agreement and accelerate improvements in life outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

The meeting was co-chaired by the Minister for Indigenous Australians, the Hon. Ken Wyatt AM MP and Pat Turner AM, Lead Convenor of the Coalition of Peaks. Read the Communique.