NT food prices could prompt illegal border crossings amid coronavirus

[Henry Zwartz, Eleni Roussos and Samantha Jonscher, ABC]

The Central Land Council (CLC) said residents of remote communities would "defy" orders to isolate within their communities because of the high food prices, which in some cases are 10 times higher than elsewhere.

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Vulnerable Indigenous communities work to mitigate consequences of coronavirus

[Lorena Allam, The Guardian]

Frontline doctors say they are “preparing for death and suffering” in Aboriginal and Islander communities, because they don’t have the resources to evacuate very ill people.

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Measures designed to protect push Indigenous people further to the margins

[supplied by Amnesty Australia]

Governments are so committed to appearing as though they’re doing the right thing, it is completely blind to the fact that they are making things harder for some of the most vulnerable people in our community. 

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ICTV keeping the community learning

[by Mandy Taylor]

Indigenous Community Television (ICTV) is playing an expanded role in helping remote communities and audiences stay connected and informed during these unprecedented times of lockdown and isolation.

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