Closing the Gap
Closing the Gap is a commitment by all Australian governments to improve the lives of Indigenous Australians, and in particular provide a better future for Indigenous children.
- Communities & Regions
Information on support services for Indigenous communities and initiatives in specific regions, including Alice Springs Transformation Plan and Remote Service Delivery.
Families & Children
Programs and services for Indigenous families, mothers, children and youth.
The Department is working with other Commonwealth agencies, state, territory and local governments and Indigenous communities to provide safe, healthy and sustainable housing for Indigenous people.
Jobs, Money & Business
Information on programs and services relating to Indigenous money and financial management, and the Aboriginals Benefit Account (NT only).
Land & Native Title
Programs and services relating to Indigenous land rights and native title
Leadership & Representation
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander representative bodies including the National Congress of Australia's First Peoples, and leadership programs for strengthening leadership capacity of Indigenous men and women.
Recognition & Respect
Information on the Healing Foundation, National Apology, engagement with Indigenous Australians, reconciliation, NAIDOC week and public awareness program, and international Indigenous issues.
Remote Service Delivery
Remote service delivery is a commitment by governments to work with Indigenous communities to improve the delivery of services to 29 priority remote communities across the Northern Territory, Western Australia, Queensland, New South Wales and South Australia.
Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory
Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory is the Australian Government’s commitment to Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory to work with them over ten years to drive positive change.
Content Updated: 1 May 2013