Close the Gap - Part 2 Outcomes from the National
Indigenous Health Equality
Close the Gap National Indigenous Health Equality Targets
The Council of Australian Governments has agreed to a partnership between all levels of government and Indigenous Australian communities to achieve the target of closing the gap on Indigenous disadvantage. In relation to Indigenous Australians’ health, COAG has committed to:
- closing the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander life expectancy gap within a generation; and
- halving the mortality gap for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children under five within a decade.