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The Closing the Gap Strategy released in 2008 says it will achieve equality in health and life expectancy between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and non-Indigenous people by 2030.

The 2018 progress report has revealed the government is still not on track to address gaps in life expectancy, literacy and numeracy, school attendance and employment.

The report shows that this is first year in which at least three targets have been on track since 2011 with only one target on track last year.

The targets on track are halving the gap in child mortality, enrolling 95 per cent of all four-year-olds in school and halving the gap in year 12 attainment.

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