The World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, this week appears to be making serious efforts to minimise the risk of COVID transmission for participants, according to the lead tweet in this week’s column.
We also bring the latest news on climate disruption, fossil fuels industry influence, and health research updates, as well as a recommended read on the Voice to Parliament, while the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre has shared details of Survival Day and Invasion Day rallies across the country.
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COVID: prevention matters
The Voice to Parliament
Read the NIT article, ‘Voice will empower us, not undermine Sovereignty’
In an ABC TV interview this week, Health and Aged Care Minister Mark Butler said health reform was on the agenda of a National Cabinet meeting on 1 February. Watch the full interview.
Read the network’s article, including policy focus for 2023 (energy security; rights; building power, capacity and knowledge; and benefits and participation).
An absorbing essay: “Confronted with narratives of catastrophe and colonialism that restrict her spirit, Afro-Taína author Jamie Figueroa summons the imagination, sovereignty, and courage needed to restory herself and rebirth the world.”
Cultural safety matters
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