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SBS: Why Australia's green energy movement needs to include Aboriginal communities

Norman Frank is the first Aboriginal person in the Northern Territory to try to connect rooftop solar to a prepaid meter - but he still can't access the grid. As COP26 puts climate action on the world stage, those behind the initiative are determined to bring green energy to the region. The contents of Norman Frank’s fridge could mean the difference between life and death. His doctor told him to drink cold water for his kidney trouble, and to keep his medicines, which help manage his diabetes and other health problems, chilled. But he doesn’t have a full-time job and struggles to afford electricity. A story produced by SBS News, in partnership with TIME Magazine by Amy Gunia and Aneeta Bhole. Read more here


Norman at his home in Tennant Creek. Photo: Aneeta Bhole