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Inner-Sydney COVID crisis exposes slow vaccine rollout for Aboriginal population

Sydney's inner-city, which has a high Indigenous population, has become the state's latest COVID-19 battleground.

But again, community members say it's taken a crisis to expose the state's failure to vaccinate Aboriginal people, a group that was meant to be prioritised at the start of the rollout.

Now it's a game of catch-up before the situation worsens even further.

Yvonne Weldon, Sydney Mayor candidate
Nathan Moran, Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Land Council CEO
Jason Agostino, National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation's (NACCHO) medical adviser

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Respect for Tradition

October 05, 2021

September 29, 2021 By Emily Brown Australia has a history of “selective listening” when it comes to First Nations voices. Now Yvonne Weldon is aiming to become the first Aboriginal Lord Mayor of Sydney, reports EMILY BROWN Aboriginal hunters in Manyallaluk CREDIT: Prisma by Dukas Presseagentur...

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