The latest information

The latest information on the Corona virus and how it impacts our Indigenous Communities

The trial of the officer accused of murdering Warlpiri man Kumanjayi Walker could be delayed as the prosecution team cannot enter the NT without quarantining.
Health professionals say confusion and misinformation are to blame for the widespread vaccine reluctance amongst Western Sydney’s Indigenous communities.
Community leaders are monitoring their borders closely as half the country remains in lockdown due to the highly contagious Delta variant.
The special cubicles, set up three weeks ago, are staffed by Aboriginal nurses who say they create a safe and culturally appropriate place for those who require...
Access restrictions are being implemented in remote communities as the highly contagious Delta variant threatens to cause a national outbreak.
As greater restrictions are introduced in response to Sydney's outbreak organisers said the event was to be postponed.
An earlier version of the vaccination initiative was entirely made up of white Channel 9 staff, causing outrage online.


COVID19 Explained

Explainers and policy insight into the Coronavirus pandemic. 

What is the difference between coronavirus and COVID-19? Does surviving COVID-19 make you immune to it? Should you still wear a mask, even if you're not sick? We have...
What is social distancing? Can we visit older relatives with the kids? Why are the schools still open? We have the answers from the experts to all your...
Unpacking the recent advice from the Australian government, that asks some Indigenous people over 50 to stay at home.
As the world comes to grips with the Coronavirus pandemic, now is a good time to look at some simple things you can do to make sure your immune system is strong.
As COVID-19 starts to sweep through different countries, governments are being forced to work out how to best address the pandemic.

Comments, Opinion and Analysis

Community Comments, Opinion and Analysis regarding the Caronavius. 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are more vulnerable to COVID-19 than non-Indigenous people, and we must ensure our most vulnerable communities aren't left...
OPINION: For courageous leadership and foresight, again, Australia has been left wanting, writes Thomas Mayor.
OPINION: The desperate efforts to lockdown remote First Nations communities to protect against OVID-19 transmission is also having a dire impact on the way many...
OPINION: Everywhere we are being told not to panic, yet the government has failed to show strong leadership and reassurance to the public, and vulnerable mob are...
A look at the different paths the Australian and New Zealand governments are taking to combat the spread of coronavirus.

Educational Resources

Fun and interactive educational resources for home isolation. 

Language barriers in parts of the Northern Territory are being broken down so all Australians can access important messaging about the coronavirus pandemic.
SBS Learn is a library of educational resources linked to SBS documentaries, dramas, news & current affairs, sport and other productions aired on SBS and its...
SBS is committed to informing all Australians about the latest coronavirus developments. News and information about coronavirus (COVID-19) is available below in...