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What are the targets?

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The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) targets, developed by experts in the various areas covered by the Closing the gap strategy, in the National Indigenous reform agreement [1] are to:

In addressing these targets, COAG has committed $4.6 billion over four years across early childhood development, health, housing, economic participation and remote service delivery, and has achieved a number of supportive commitments by the corporate and community sectors. There was also agreement on the establishment of a national Indigenous representative body, the National Congress of Australia's First Peoples (the first board of the National Congress of Australia's First Peoples was appointed in April 2010).


  1. Council of Australian Governments (2009) National Indigenous reform agreement (closing the gap). Canberra: Council of Australian Governments
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