National Close the Gap Day was recognised on 18 March. For more information on closing the gap and to take action:
- read the Australian Government’s paper on improving the early life outcomes of Indigenous children.
- sign the Close the Gap pledge.
The NSW Department of Education’s Aboriginal Access webpage has resources and program information to help you learn more about how to engage and work with Aboriginal children and communities. You can follow the link to read the Department’s Quality in Practice feature article on embedding Indigenous perspectives in services by Michelle Hamilton, a proud Wiradjuri woman and early childhood educator.
CCSA recognises the important work our member services do towards improving the early educational outcomes for Indigenous children.