Blue King Brown joins more than 80,000 Australians to help Close the Gap

Campaigns and Advocacy, Media Releases article written on the 11 Oct 2007

Melbourne band Blue King Brown has joined more than 80,000 Australians in signing the Close the Gap pledge.  
Natalie and Carlo took some time out from their busy touring schedule to signthe pledge on Saturday 15 September, right on the set of their video clip“Stand Up”.  A few days later, they also held their own unofficial "National Close The Gap Day" with Aboriginal kids in the Northern Territory.
Blue King Brown regularly spends time in remote Aboriginal communities in central .The band has seen first hand the need for health equality to help close the 17-year life expectancy gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and other Australians.  
Blue King Brown supports Indigenous rights and has also participated in Make Poverty History and climate change campaigns. The band is currently touring inthe with Michael Franti and Spearhead.

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