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Closing the communication gap

Who would argue with the need to 'close the gap' between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians?

There are unacceptable gaps in services, health and economic outcomes.

But on a trip from Canberra to Arnhem Land as a volunteer journalist I was struck by a glaring and fundamental gap little talked about - the communication gap.

I was little prepared for an exursion to remote Australia with the charity, Indigenous Community Volunteers...