The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Group on COVID-19 (the Taskforce) have been meeting regularly to discuss and prepare for culturally appropriate and consistent advice to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Services and Communities to provide the swift response required to address COVID-19.

Co-chaired by the Department of Health and the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO), the taskforce includes Public Health Medical Officers and leaders from the Aboriginal Community Controlled Sector, Aboriginal Health Services, state and territory government public health and medical officials, Aboriginal communicable disease experts, the Australian Indigenous Doctors’ Association and the National Indigenous Australians Agency.

Here are links to the Taskforce Communiques: