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 remote Australia where