COAG members at  a post meeting press conference

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The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) is the peak intergovernmental forum in Australia.

The members of COAG are the Prime Minister, State and Territory Premiers and Chief Ministers and the President of the Australian Local Government Association.

COAG has a strong record of implementing reforms that have improved the lives of all Australians.

In the period ahead, COAG will continue to drive reforms that are vital to Australia’s future.


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COAG Meetings



COAG Meeting, 10 October 2014

Friday, 10 October 2014

The Council of Australian Governments held its 38th meeting today in Canberra. Leaders thanked Mayor Felicity-ann Lewis, President of the Australian Local Government Association for her contribution to COAG at this her final meeting.

Annoucements

The 2015 Closing the Gap Report has been released by the Prime Minister.  It is the seventh report since targets were set by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) in 2008. The report shows that although there has been some improvement in education and health outcomes for Indigenous Australians, most Closing the Gap targets are not on track to be met.