Close the gap highlights
Launching the campaignOlympic gold medallist and Close the Gap campaign patron, Cathy Freeman, launches the campaign at Sydney’s Homebush Olympic Stadium in 2007. The Close the Gap campaign is now headed by a coalition of more than 30 Indigenous and non-Indigenous health, human rights and community organisations.
Building political supportThe (then) Hon. Malcolm Turnbull MP receives the Close the Gap pledge from Oxfam’s Close the Gap Campaign Lead Tom Widdup and NSW Community Campaigner, Cara Bevington in 2007.
Power through partnership
“ [When] Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples have a real say in the service that they’re getting [it] will be much more appropriate to their needs,” said David Kennedy, former Chief Executive Officer of the Galambila Aboriginal Medical Service.