The Australian Medical Students’ Association (AMSA), the peak body representing student doctors, has called on the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) to invest in programs to increase the number of Indigenous doctors.
The calls come on Close the Gap Day, marking ten years since the campaign was started to help raise awareness of Indigenous disadvantage. A decade later and health outcomes have steadily gotten worse for Indigenous people.
Formerly with BuzzFeed News, Allan Clarke is a NITV reporter based in Sydney.
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