CAAMA News 27-5-2021

27th May 2021

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In today's bulletin:

* The Victorian Government has announced a lockdown for 7 days beginning tomorrow across Victoria with no private and public gatherings allowed.

* The Northern Territory's Chief Health Officer has declared Greater Melbourne and Bendigo as COVID-19 hotspots.

* The NT's Federal Labor Member for Lingiari Warren Snowden has spoken in parliament about the urgent need for the Morrison Government to consider a clear pathway for a referendum for a Voice to Parliament - and a Liberal MP agrees with him.

* A new independent survey released today shows that charities for First Nations people are increasingly drowning in red tape more than any other jurisdiction.

* Mr Morrison made the statement during question time today in response to a question from Labor MP Rob Mitchell - who asked for details on the number of vaccinated people who were living with a disability.

* All Central Australian Aboriginal Congress clients over the age of 16 can now receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.

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