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Voice to Parliament: Confronting the Gap

The 2023 Draft Report of the Productivity Commission shows that overall Australian governments are failing to meet their commitments. [26 July]
It found four targets are improving and on track, including reduced numbers of young people in detention.
Seven targets are not on track but improving.
Four targets are not on track and are worsening.
Failure is noted in the targets of increasing the proportion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children assessed as developmentally on track, decreasing the rate of adults held in incarceration, reducing rates of children in out-of-home care, and a significant and sustained reduction in suicide. [12 July 2023 Guardian]

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