A large study shows preschool benefits Aboriginal children's development more than childcare or being taken care of at home. But the benefits of preschool are not as large as for non-Aboriginal kids.
The new closing the gap targets are ambitious, especially in the area of early childhood education. But this doesn't mean they can't be met, with the right approach.
Policies for Indigenous Australians must better reflect and prioritise Indigenous cultural values.
The inaugural National Indigenous Youth Parliament marks a new milestone for Indigenous voting rights in Australia, write Jo Coghlan and Scott Denton.
UNSW's record enrolment of Indigenous medical students has been further boosted with five new Indigenous scholarships funded by the Balnaves Foundation.
UNSW Medicine is helping to lead a campaign calling on Australian governments to close the life expectancy gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians within a generation.