The latest information

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

The potential impact of the coronavirus on Indigenous communities has led to tight restrictions on entry and self-quarantine, but overnight came reports of five health...
The Royal Flying Doctors Service is assuring remote communities it will continue to provide 24/7 medical assistance, even through the COVID-19 pandemic, and it is...
The arts sector was one of the first hit by the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia, and industry professionals say it's likely to be one of the last to recover. In...
Seven Aboriginal town camps in Alice Springs have no broadband internet access and another five don’t have a reliable connection, as experts warn Australia’s deep...
Frontline services and family violence experts are calling for collective action to prevent vulnerable community members slipping through the cracks during the...
Western Australia is ramping up its efforts to stop isolation breaches and keep the community safe during the COVID pandemic.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to force restrictions on mass gatherings, those employed in the arts and entertainment industry face an unprecedented threat...

COVID19

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...