Joint Council on Closing the Gap

The Joint Council on Closing the Gap was established by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) in December 2018.

The Joint Council is co-chaired by the Minister for Indigenous Australians, the Hon Ken Wyatt AM MP, and the Lead Convenor of the Coalition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peak Organisations (Coalition of Peaks), Ms Pat Turner AM.

It also includes ministers from each state and territory, 12 members of the Coalition of Peaks, and a representative of the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA).

Council of Australian Governments archive

On 29 May 2020, National Cabinet agreed to the cessation of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG). The National Library of Australia's Trove service provides an archive of the COAG website.