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Dr Yunupingu leaves us too soon because of government inaction

A great man has left us and the musings of politicians has begun. Dr Yunupingu's passing is tragic in so many ways but none more so than it was so unnecessary. This great leader, a bridge builder between his culture and white Australia, should not have passed away at such a young age.

The fact we as a nation have lost such a wonderful and meaningful man is, to this newspaper at least, another indictment against the politicians who preside over a system that allows our First Peoples to die from kidney disease at four times the rate...


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