SA Government refuses call from APY Elders to relocate amid coronavirus outbreak

[Stephanie Boltje, ABC]

Vulnerable Indigenous elders wishing to leave the remote South Australian Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands to self-isolate amid the coronavirus pandemic have been denied support from SA Health.

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Ripple effects of covid-19 on Indigenous family and domestic violence

[Kassi Klower, UNSW]

UNSW expert warns recent legislation to protect against COVID-19 does not adequately consider the impact on Indigenous victims of family and domestic violence. 

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Pilbara Aboriginal leaders aim to lead the recovery

[supplied by YMAC]

Amid the uncertainty and concerns being raised relating to the unfolding COVID-19 Coronavirus situation, a group of proactive Pilbara Aboriginal leaders have helped to establish an emergency response working group: RECOV19ER.

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CQUniversity Professor to support COVID-19 research on Indigenous populations

[by Isis Symes]

First Nations people will face some unique challenges with COVID-19, including risks for infection, availability of preparedness plans, applicability of quarantine and isolation and risks of severe disease given the high prevalence of cardiovascular disease and hypertension in First Nations people.

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