But again, community members say it's taken a crisis to expose the state's failure to vaccinate Aboriginal people, a group that was meant to be prioritised at the start of the rollout.
Now it's a game of catch-up before the situation worsens even further.
Yvonne Weldon, Sydney Mayor candidate
Nathan Moran, Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Land Council CEO
Jason Agostino, National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation's (NACCHO) medical adviser