Calling for improvements in Indigenous education

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Education is the most crucial factor in Indigenous Australians getting jobs and improving several social problems.

In spite of this, there is a big gap in Indigenous education outcomes when compared with non-Indigenous Australians.

In 2008, just 21% of Indigenous people aged 15-64 had completed Year 12, while the figure was 54% for non-Indigenous people.

We have identified two areas in particular that need increased focus and improvement- staff recruitment and community engagement in the formation of curriculum.

There are multiple ministers you can contact to push for commitments to improving these areas of Indigenous education. 

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