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Calls for government to help out as NT health services close for Christmas in remote Covid-hit areas

Northern Territory senator says commonwealth should have foreseen Indigenous health centre closures and acted to provide cover * Follow our Covid live blog for the latest updates * Get our free news app; get our morning email briefing Aboriginal health services in the Northern Territory are shutting down over Christmas, prompting calls for the federal government to step in and provide local health support to communities that have been exposed to Covid. Health centres such as Anyinginyi health Aboriginal corporation, which is based in Tennant Creek and the Barkley region, where more than 130 people have tested positive, will close on Friday afternoon and remain closed until Wednesday morning. Continue reading...

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