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Aboriginal health groups accuse NT government of lack of consultation on Covid outbreak

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The peak Aboriginal health group in the Northern Territory has accused the territory government of excluding them from high-level decision-making about the Covid outbreak, despite the vast majority of cases appearing in Aboriginal communities.

The head of the NT’s Aboriginal medical services alliance (AMSANT) said he’s frustrated at having to find out about key decisions via the media.

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