CAAMA News 29-3-2021

29th Mar 2021

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In today's bulletin:

* Greater Brisbane will be going into a three-day lockdown starting tonight after a COVID-19 local cluster in the region grew to 7 over the weekend.

* New restrictions have been announced for those arriving into the NT from hotspots in Queensland and Byron Bay - anyone who arrives from March 25 onwards after being in Ipswich, Logan, Redlands or Gladstone must enter self-isolation and get tested for coronavirus in the next 72 hours. Additionally, anyone who has arrived from the Byron region in the NT after March 27 will also need to get a test.

* Meanwhile, Central Australian Aboriginal Congress will begin its vaccination rollout today for Aboriginal people in Mbantwe Alice Springs and remote communities.

* Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a cabinet reshuffle today which has seen Peter Dutton head up the defence portfolio and Michaelia Cash becomes Attorney-General. Ken Wyatt has remained Minister for Indigenous Affairs.

* Roper Gulf Regional Council have called on the NT Government to urgently repair nearly 6 kilometres of roads in town camps near Borroloola.

* * A new Traditional Owner foot patrol headed up by a former community police officer Philip Alice called the Arrente patrol, has started today.

* And in sport, the AFL has had to hastily make changes to upcoming matches in their draw due to the recent growing cluster in Brisbane, with four players for the Lions flying into Victoria ahead of a rescheduled game with Collingwood this Thursday.