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"Statistics of shortened life expectancy are our mothers and fathers, uncles and aunties who live diminished lives. We die silently under these statistics."

Professor Mick Dodson, 2009 Australian of the Year and Aboriginal activist and lawyer

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Australia's Indigenous healthcrisis in-depth

Read an update on the Close the Gap campaign in the Close the Gap Shadow Report (February 2010)

Read the Close the Gap Partnership position paper (June 2010) - why a real partnership between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians is so important.