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Inner-Sydney COVID crisis exposes slow vaccine rollout for Aboriginal population

Sydney's inner-city, which has a high Indigenous population, has become the state's latest COVID-19 battleground.

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

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‘This is urgent’: Sydney council faces growing stink as bins, dumped rubbish pile up

February 01, 2023

Megan Gorrey February 1, 2023 The City of Sydney has blamed worker shortages, industrial action and the lingering effects of COVID-19 for overflowing bins and dumped rubbish piling up on streets as anger and frustration among residents grow. Lord Mayor Clover Moore’s council is...

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