Larissa Behrendt | Close the gap and other rhetoric in the place of real policies

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Larrisa Behrendt considers what the term ‘close the gap’ really means for Indigenous policy development. If we are to move past an ‘Era of Symbolism’ Larissa argues our government cannot continue to overlook and dismiss the knowledge that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have about solving their own problems.

Read her article here in The Drum as our ideas series continues.

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