Ed­u­ca­tion gap per­sists

Townsville Bulletin - - News -

DE­SPITE gains in ed­u­ca­tion out­comes among Abo­rig­i­nal and Tor­res Strait Is­lander peo­ple, a new re­port has found non-in­dige­nous Aus­tralians con­tinue to be far bet­ter off.

The Aus­tralian Bu­reau of Sta­tis­tics re­leased a se­ries of so­cial trends re­ports yes­ter­day, in­clud­ing Ed­u­ca­tion and In­dige­nous Well­be­ing. The re­port said it had long been recog­nised that there was a strong cor­re­la­tion be­tween ed­u­ca­tion and so­cial well­be­ing.

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