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Prospects for 'closing the gap' in socioeconomic outcomes for Indigenous Australians?

Altman, Jon; Hunter, Boyd; Biddle, Nicholas

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Practical reconciliation' and more recently 'closing the gap' have been put forward as frameworks on which to base and evaluate policies to address Indigenous disadvantage. This paper analyses national-level census-based data to examine trends in Indigenous wellbeing since 1971. There has been steady improvement in most socioeconomic outcomes in the last 35 years; a finding at odds with the current discourse of failure. Evidence of convergence between Indigenous and non-Indigenous outcomes,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/51275
Source: Australian Economic History Review
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8446.2009.00264.x

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