The success of the Aboriginal-led health response to the pandemic

featuring Ebony Bennett and Richard Denniss

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are amongst the most vulnerable to the threat of Covid-19, but the Aboriginal-led community controlled health response has been a huge public health success. How did they do it?

Host: Ebony Bennett, deputy director of the Australia Institute // @ebony_bennett


Lesley Nelson, CEO of South West Aboriginal Medical Service

Professor Sandra Eades, Dean of Curtin Medical School // @SandraEades

Assoc Professor Dan McAullay, Director of the Centre for Improving Health Services for Aboriginal Children at Edith Cowan University // @DanMcaullay

Francine Eades i// @FrancineEades

Richard Denniss, chief economist of the Australia Institute // @RDNS_TAI

Professor Fiona Stanley, Patron Telethon Kids Institute

Producer: Jennifer Macey with help from River McCrossin

Theme music is by Jonathan McFeat from Pulse and Thrum