Despite Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people having a higher uptake in regard to the vaccine roll-out, they remain among those who are most hesitant to receive the jab.

A recent advertisement by Channel 9 campaigning for the COVID vaccine has been criticized for its lack of diversity and has raised concerns over the possible whitewashing of COVID messages.

Indigenous groups around the country are calling for more culturally appropriate campaigns to close the divide between COVID information and Indigenous communities.

Produced By: Imogen Evans

Featured In Story: Dr. Tanya Schramm, President, Australian Indigenous Doctors Association and Palawa woman

First aired on The Wire, Thursday, 10 June 2021