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The budget has more money for school programs for Indigenous boys than girls

This article investigates why Indigenous boys’ programs receiving significantly higher funding than programs for Indigenous girls.
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Indigenous children are leaving out-of-home care to uncertain futures. This is the support they need

Little is known about the experiences of Indigenous children in out-of-home care, or the effectiveness of existing services to support their transition to adulthood.
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We need to Close the Gap on health. But even official dietary advice disadvantages Indigenous people

Recently announced Closing the Gap targets aim to improve the health and well-being of Indigenous people, however, culturally safe dietary advice needs to be included in these targets.
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Yes, we need to Close the Gap on health. But many patients won’t tell hospitals they’re Indigenous for fear of poorer care

There is an increase of Indigenous patients not revealing their respective cultural identities when receiving healthcare, this article explores the needs for further investigation into why this is occurring.
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Science publishing has opened up during the coronavirus pandemic. It won’t be easy to keep it that way

Scientists and science publishers are sharing information as fast as they can during the COVID-19 pandemic. Speed and openness bring new challenges, but they are the way forward for research.