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37    Indigenous Australians—Closing the Gap—Ministerial Statement—Documents

The Minister for Indigenous Affairs (Senator Scullion) tabled the following documents:

Indigenous Australians—Closing the gap—

Prime Minister’s 2016 closing the gap statement—Ministerial statement by the Prime Minister (Mr Turnbull), dated 10 February 2016.

Prime Minister’s report 2016.

Senator Scullion, by leave, moved—That standing order 169 shall not apply to the total time for debate on a motion to take note of the documents.

Question put and passed.

Senator Scullion moved—That the Senate take note of the documents.

Debate ensued.




Documents : Senator Siewert, by leave, tabled the following documents:

Indigenous Australians—

Closing the Gap—Progress and priorities report 2016—Close the Gap Campaign Steering Committee.

Reconciliation Australia—The state of reconciliation in Australia.




Debate continued.

Question put and passed.