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Thank you to the many, many excellent people who sent suggestions and contributions for this piece on #COVID19  and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community responses. Just the tip of the iceberg, so much incredible stuff happening out there

Plans have been put in place to fly people out of Queensland's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to a “higher level of care” once they are confirmed as having COVID-19.

In 1768, Lieutenant James Cook embarked on his first Pacific voyage, making landfall at Botany Bay in April 1770. Learn about #HMBEndeavour  and its impact on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples with this #history  #digibook . @ANMMuseum 

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Bit of a shoutout, grateful any leads or amplification. Am pulling together a piece on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander groups and individuals driving comms and community solutions around #COVID19 . Lots of people doing important work we'd like to highlight. Pls RT & reply!

Deputy CMO: I have had discussions with SA Health... it's a complex issue about the protection of elders.. Anything that can be done to protect the elders of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities must be done.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are more vulnerable to COVID-19 than non-Indigenous people, and we must ensure our most vulnerable communities aren't left behind in this pandemic.

@ShaunBurgoyne9  v Cyril Rioli 💥 The two @HawthornFC  stars go head-to-head in 𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝑫𝒆𝒂𝒅𝒍𝒊𝒆𝒔𝒕, our bracket competition where you vote on the Greatest Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander player 🙌 Cast your vote:

The 2020 Closing the Gap report has called out the 'failure of the past 12 years' of governments in trying to close the gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and non-Indigenous Australians. reports. @KeiraJenkins2 

The coronavirus could decimate Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, with public health experts warning there hasn’t been a health risk this severe since the early days of colonisation.

Buddy v Betts, who is 𝑻𝒉𝒆 𝑫𝒆𝒂𝒅𝒍𝒊𝒆𝒔𝒕? Have your say in our new bracket competition where you vote on the Greatest Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander player. Voting closes at 12pm AEDT, vote now:

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Today is National Close the Gap Day in Australia. At @beyondblue  we care deeply about closing the gap and being the best ally we can be for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

First Sunday in July - it must be #NAIDOC  Week. A great chance to celebrate the world’s oldest culture and the achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. I will be thinking of my wonderful time with the warm, vibrant people of the Tiwi Islands.

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Larrakia woman, Dolly Gurinyi Batcho was one of an estimated 6,000 Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people who served as part of Australia’s defence in the WWII. We honour those who served in armed conflict and those who supported them. #ANZACDay 

There are still many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander servicemen and servicewomen whose names have not been recorded and whose stories of sacrifice have not been told. Find out how to help. #AWMemorial  #AnzacDay  #LestWeForget 

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We ask if January 26th really is the best day for all of us to celebrate Australia Day. #auspol  #TheProjectTV  | Written by and A warning for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers: this story may contain images or voices of deceased persons.

It's been an inspiring week so far down in Sydney, Australia. Awareness of the #UluruStatement  is growing, calling for constitutional reform for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People. Follow & share your support! ✊?

In the spirit of #BecauseofHerWeCan  we visualise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women honoured on national currency. #NAIDOC2018 

We've launched a new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags emoji with our #IndigenousAU  partners.

"I want to keep educating the world on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture." —Patty Mills

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