What's New

You can find reports and media releases about Closing the Gap NSW here.

Community engagements

NSW CAPO lead regular community engagements around NSW. These engagements will directly inform what actions we take and focus on. See the NSW CAPO website for the latest information and to register for updates.

Media releases

30 July 2020 – Closing the Gap Agreement

Partnership continues Closing the Gap reforms and community engagements

28 October 2020 – $7.4million investment to progress NSW Closing the Gap commitment
21 June 2022 - $716 Million to Empower Aboriginal Communities and Deliver Outcomes


Closing the Gap Reports since 2009
NSW Annual Report on Closing the Gap for 2021-22


National Closing the Gap website Closingthegap.gov.au/data
Productivity Commission Information Repository - www.pc.gov.au/closing-the-gap-data

Closing the Gap in NSW artwork

Artist Jenni McEwen was commissioned to create an original artwork to tell the NSW story of Closing the Gap.
Find out more

Aboriginal Business Roundtable

The NSW Closing the Gap Implementation Plan includes an action under Priority Reform Five (Employment, Business Growth and Economic Prosperity) to convene Aboriginal business roundtables. This first event was held in October 2021, during Indigenous Business month, the second Aboriginal business roundtable was held in May 2022 both of the these reports can be found in the links below.

Summary Outcomes from the first Aboriginal Business Roundtable
Summary Outcomes from the second Aboriginal Business Roundtable.

Non-Government Organisation Roundtable

The Non-Government Organisation Roundtable was held in August 2022, the report can be found here.

Aboriginal Business Network Luncheon

The Aboriginal Business Networking Lunch was held on December 15, 2022.
The Luncheon hosted Aboriginal businesses from across the state, allowing them to promote their businesses and also create important connections with other businesses and key government decision makers.
The Minister of Aboriginal Affairs gave an address outlining the NSW Government's ongoing commitment to Priority Reform 5 and also announced the release of the draft Roadmap for Aboriginal Business Growth and opened the public consultation phase.
Three Aboriginal business owners gave short talks on the stories of their businesses, the barriers they overcame and challenges they still face.

A video of the Aboriginal Business Networking Lunch can be found here.