Southern Cross Uni has events at Coffs Harbour, Lismore and Gold Coast campuses for Close The Gap Day, raising awareness of disadvantage experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in relation to early childhood, schooling, health, economic participation, safe communities, governance and leadership.

The Lismore event will feature talks by:

  • Greg Telford – CEO, Rekindling The Spirit – “Taking Care of You to Take Care of Others” and “Our Spiritual Health”.
  • Dr Liz Rix – Lecturer, researcher and registered nurse, Gnibi College of Indigenous Australian Peoples. “Indigenous Health – Exploring improvement to mainstream health services for Aboriginal people”.

Plus there’ll be a free Lunch in Bundjalung Square, outside H Block, at midday.

See the website for full details. (


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