Coronavirus travel ban roadblocks across remote Far North Queensland

[Brendan Mounter, ABC]

The decision by Indigenous communities to limit travel, and in Mapoon's case impose a lockdown, was praised by Mark Wenitong, public health medical adviser for Apunipima Cape York Health Council.

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WA delivers long awaited response to Kimberley suicide inquest

[Ben Collins, Claire Moodie, Sam Tomlin, ABC]

The announcement in Broome on Friday formed part of the long-awaited response to a coronial inquest into the deaths of 13 children and young people in the Kimberley.

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ALS calls to stop Covid-19 Aboriginal deaths in custody before it’s too late

[by Richard Lenarduzzi]

ALS Chief Executive Officer Karly Warner commended the Government, saying Aboriginal people who are chronically-ill and incarcerated are increasingly at risk of contracting COVID-19.

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Parrtjima announces new festival dates

[by Vanessa Gregory]

The free festival, delivered by Northern Territory Major Events Company and Event Producers AGB Events on behalf of Northern Territory Government, was due to take place from 3-12 April 2020 in Alice Springs.

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