Prominent Aussies ‘put on dialysis’ to highlight Indigenous kidney disease

Prominent Australians like Tony Abbott, Gina Rinehart and Clive Palmer have been depicted in a series of portraits that show the “fear, sadness and dejection – and even anger” of a life on dialysis that is faced by a disproportionate amount of Aboriginal Australians. 

At the launch of the exhibition Get well soon! A diagnosis yesterday, artists Therese Ritchie and Chips Mackinolty sought to bring attention to the debilitating nature of the disease and the lack of coordinated efforts to tackle it in

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