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Dfat officials are asked about Australia’s push to persuade European countries to release 1 million doses of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine for use in Papua New Guinea:
The Dfat secretary, Frances Adamson, says: “Every one of our missions in Europe is engaged in this exercise, drawing to attention of host governments the plight, if you like, of Papua New Guinea, the urgent need for vaccines.”
Greens Senator for Victoria and DjabWurrung Gunnai Gunditjamara woman, Lidia Thorpe has reacted strongly to the news that there has been a fourth Aboriginal death in custody in three weeks.
A 37-year-old Barkindji man, Anzac Sullivan, died during a police pursuit in Broken Hill on Thursday 18 March.