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Key updates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities – 8 May 2020

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Publication date: 
12 May 2020
Last updated: 
13 May 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. It’s important to stay informed about the outbreak. Advice is updated regularly at

Key updates

• Download the COVIDSafe app
• How testing works and why it’s so important
• Better testing for remote communities
• Lifting restrictions doesn’t mean we are in the clear
• Practicing and sharing culture
• Support for kids + mental health tips and resources