‘Closing the Gap’ statement to be delivered in Parliament

The ‘Closing the Gap’ statement is set to be delivered to Parliament later on Tuesday.

The gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous life outcomes is still far from closing, according to previous reports.

Indigenous youth employment and education targets are the focus.

The Federal government has announced it is investing hundreds of millions of dollars to create 3,000 jobs in remote Australia.

Sky News Australia was joined by Assistant Minister for Indigenous Australians Malarndirri McCarthy.