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Closing the Gap at Forensicare

Close the Gap Day is an important day that advocates for health equality for First Nations’ Australians. It is underpinned by the belief that when Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have a say in the design and delivery of policies, programs and services that affect them – better life outcomes can be achieved.What is Closing the Gap?In 2019 a National Agreement was formed between the Coalition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peak Organisations and Australian [...]

What does NAIDOC Week mean to you?

Aboriginal colleagues and consumers at Forensicare share their reflections.Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders have the oldest living and continuous cultures in the world. This years theme “Always Was, Always Will Be” recognises that First Nations people have occupied and cared for this continent for over 65,000 years. They were Australia’s first explorers, farmers, engineers, educators and artists and continue to contribute to all areas of our community.NAIDOC (National Aboriginal Islanders Day Observance Committee) Week is held to celebrate First [...]