Closing the Gap in the Northern Territory Monitoring Report, July - December 2009, Part One


Provides data collected between June and December of 2009 on the Northern Territory Emergency Response to reports of abuse and neglect against children, represented in The Little Children are Sacred report. The measures were designed to protect children in the Northern Territory from abuse and neglect and improve the situation of Indigenous people in the Northern Territory. Part one of the report outlines the Emergency Response, provides an overview of the NTER redesign process and monitoring and evaluation processes. It also summarises key elements of the enacted measures, in areas such as health, parenting programs, education and childcare, economic participation and welfare reform, land reform, governance, safety and police presence. The report concludes with key themes of response to the measures, which make reference to further considerations for the implementation of the NTER.

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