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Key updates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities – 22 September 2020

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Publication date: 
22 September 2020
Last updated: 
23 September 2020
Publication type: 
Fact sheet
Intended audience: 
General public

This update provides information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households and communities to stay safe during the coronavirus outbreak. Things can change quickly so it’s important to stay up to date. Visit National Indigenous Australians Australia for more information.

Key messages

  • New modelling on the risk for remote communities
  • Building healthy habits for better mental health
  • How to keep our mob safe using face masks
  • Help is Here for people experiencing domestic violence
  • Help managing money worries
  • Brother to brother – New 24 hour crisis help line for Aboriginal men