Jack Latimore is a Goori journalist and researcher from the Birpai nation. He writes on Indigenous affairs, politics, culture, technology, media, and journalism.
His work also appears regularly in Guardian Australia and Koori Mail. He is a proud Birpai man.
Why vaccination presents an ethical dilemma for us, but remains the best way to keep our families safe
Our distrust of the healthcare system is justified and it is no surprise that many of us are skeptical of the medical industry. Similarly, knowing the history of the ways our bodies have been abused and used, I know that still, the vaccine is the best way I can keep my family and community safe.