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COVID-19 through the lens of Indigenous Australia

27 May – 3 June is National Reconciliation Week – this short video provides a brief overview of how far we’ve come, but also how far we have to go – with COVID-19 highlighting the inequity.

When the Government’s public health warnings came out at the start of the Covid-19 lockdown they were both factual and political, according to Indigenous academic and filmmaker Professor Larissa Behrendt. Why? Find out on this episode of the Seriously Social podcast with journalist Ginger Gorman, available here.

You’ll also discover how indigenous health professionals were well ahead of the game when it came to helping prevent the virus spreading into their communities, and delve into Larissa’s moving new documentary, Maralinga-Jaritza, about the 1950s atomic testing in South Australia.SHOW LESS

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