Qld government under fire for delaying Indigenous COVID-19 testing

[Kate McKenna, ABC]

An Indigenous health advisor has told the ABC the impasse is putting remote communities at risk, particularly if travel restrictions are lifted.

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Government earmarks mental health funding for Indigenous Australians


The federal government will put $48 million aside for mental health support during the coronavirus pandemic, with specific funding tagged for Indigenous Australians and vulnerable communities.

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CIAF announces program dates and 2020 theme song

[supplied by CIAF]

Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) unveiled its locally produced theme song and program dates after announcing last month its 2020 event will go ahead using an innovative, digital platform.

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Indigenous kids in prison: Australia's national disgrace

[supplied by Amnesty Australia]

Despite a slight dip in the number of Indigenous children in the youth justice system according to today’s figures from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, the statistics show Australia continues to fail its First Nations peoples.

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