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

Vulnerable communities could be at risk of being 'overwhelmed' by COVID-19 if their vaccination rates continue to dwindle, the Queensland Aboriginal and Islander...
The woman says she has been given no guidance on how to safely clean and disinfect her apartment which has been exposed to the virus for a week.
The man in his 80s, who died at the St. Mary's Villa aged care home, is the seventh person to die from the virus in Western NSW since the end of August.
OPINION: It is the agency and ownership of the community that will ensure we are ready and able to thrive again, writes Alistair Ferguson.
30 First Nations communities with low immunisation rates are the focus, as Australia moves towards lifting lockdown restrictions.
Jayelem has contracted COVID-19 in the Sydney prison. His mother Sheree hasn't heard from the 18-year-old in a fortnight and is concerned about his health due to...
In Brewarrina, case numbers are low and vaccination rates are high. The tiny town's community spirit and and resolve is keeping them ahead of the Delta variant.

COVID-19 News and Updates

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...