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Northern Territory urged to accommodate homeless Aboriginal people during Covid lockdown

Indigenous groups say vulnerable rough sleepers are ‘completely neglected’ in the NT’s pandemic response

Aboriginal organisations have expressed frustration at the Northern Territory government’s “flawed” pandemic response, demanding it do more to accommodate hundreds of Aboriginal people sleeping rough around town centres they say are at risk of Covid-19.

Both Darwin and Alice Springs were in lockdown amid concerns about the significant risk posed to Aboriginal communities.

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