Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations say if vaccination rates continue to be slow and the virus gets into a community, it may have devastating consequences if COVID gets through to a remote community.

A plateau has been seen across the Central Australian region regarding COVID19 vaccine take-up in recent weeks.

CAAMA’s Philippe Perez spoke to Senator for the Northern Territory and Garrwa and Yanyuwa woman Malarndirri McCarthy who has been travelling through remote communities in the NT and speaking to communities.

She also spoke about fracking within the Beetaloo Basin and efforts to raise the age of criminal responsibility around the country.