Programs for Indigenous young men's education are funded at a higher rate than for young women. There is little rigorous evaluation for these programs, and what evidence there is isn't Indigenous-led.
The 12th Closing the Gap report shows disappointing results on key targets, including child mortality, school attendance literacy and numeracy, employment and life expectancy.
Australia is falling short in its progress towards almost all its targets for overcoming Indigenous disadvantage, the 2017 Closing the Gap report shows.
Kevin Rudd called for more to be done to halt the increasing number of Indigenous children being removed from their families.
Results of a new audit tell a tale that is, sadly, all-too-familiar across the Top End of Australia.