Matter of Fact host Stan Grant put together an analysis for the ABC, exploring the closing gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.

“Here is a little truth we haven’t heard much about this week: We know how to close the gap.

Hundreds of thousands of Indigenous people are living successful, healthy, stimulating lives. I am one of them.

A 2016 Centre for Independent Studies report that found that of 550,000 Indigenous people identified in the 2011 census, “approximately 65 per cent (350,000) are in employment and living lives not noticeably different from the rest of Australia”.

In fact, I am more privileged than most other Australians.”

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