Life for Indigenous Australians 'stagnating, worsening'

Life for Indigenous Australians 'stagnating, worsening'
 

Indigenous Australians are experiencing increasing levels of imprisonment, self-harm and substance abuse, according to a damning new report.
The Productivity Commission paper said many aspects of life for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians had "stagnated or worsened" since 2014.
But other key measures, such as education and health, had improved.
The report, released on Thursday, is Australia's most comprehensive study of Indigenous wellbeing.
It detailed a 77% rise in the incarceration of Indigenous people over the last 15 years. Although the juvenile detention rate... read more

 
17 November 2016 in World News, Views: 60
Source: BBC
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