Today is National Close the Gap Day to raise awareness about the inequality issues between First Nations People and non-Indigenous Australians.

But each year, there’s a new Close the Gap report released, but no action. Victorian Senator Lidia Thorpe wants the Federal government to listen to First Nations people and act on the systemic inequality between Aboriginal and Torres Strait people and non-Indigenous Australians.

Produced By: Eduardo Jordan

Featured In Story: Lidia Thorpe – Gunnai Gunditjmara DjabWurrung woman and Victorian Senator for The Greens

First aired on The Wire, Thursday 17 March 2022