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For First Nations people, coronavirus has meant fewer services, separated families and over-policing: new report

This article makes clear the treatment of First Australians during the COVID-19 outbreak is not the same as for non-Indigenous Australians.
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How to keep up social distancing after lockdown

Discussing a behavioural survey in the UK in early April which assessed why people were or were not complying with Covid-19 lockdown measures, this article argues that effective mitigation relies on intrinsic motivation and people’s individual decisions to comply with social distancing measures.
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Friday essay: voices from the bush – how lockdown affects remote Indigenous communities differently

This article explores what self-isolation, social distancing means for one of Australia’s most remote Aboriginal communities, and how these communities cope with viral vulnerability during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Why self-determination is vital for Indigenous communities to beat coronavirus

Compared to the past, Indigenous people have been more able to take measures to protect their communities from disease. To beat COVID-19, Indigenous self-determination is vital.
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Morrison, compassion and coronavirus: when crisis refines leadership

News that the Morrison government paid A$190,000 last year for advice on how to empathise with the Australian people was met with ridicule.