Prisoners in NT could be released to avoid coronavirus infection

[Jano Gibson, ABC]

Dozens of low-risk inmates in the Northern Territory could be released from jail to reduce the risk of COVID-19 impacting prison populations, the NT Corrections Commissioner says.

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'We need to be seen' - why data is vital in the fight against COVID-19

[Adam Phelan, UNSW]

For UNSW Scientia Fellow Dr Kalinda Griffiths – a Yawuru woman and epidemiologist at the UNSW Centre for Big Data Research – this has brought into focus the critical role data plays in health, not just with the COVID-19 pandemic, “but also for other health issues, and particularly for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities”.

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Nitmiluk Tours & Cicada Lodge stop touring and camping operations

[supplied by Nitmiluk Tours]

We have made the decision to stop the touring and camping operations of Nitmiluk Tours and Cicada Lodge as of 26 March 2020, until further notice, with the intention to re-evaluate the constant changing situation at the end of April 2020.

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Webcast series to build community resilience amid pandemic

[by Monique Paschke]

The webcast series, named “Don’t Panic”, will draw on the Northern Institute’s research expertise to provide useful facts and perspectives from experts in the emergency management, risk and resilience, mitigation, response and recovery fields.

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