Federal and state governments are being lobbied to make a potentially deadly parasitic disease notifiable.
Strongyloidiasis is caused by an intestinal worm that enters unbroken skin through contact with faecally contaminated soil.
With rates up to 80 per cent in some remote communities, researchers are calling for a ramped up health response.
Dr Wendy Page, specialist GP
Jenny Shield, Honorary Associate, La Trobe University
Professor Adrian Miller, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement) and chair, National Strongyloides Working Group
Producer: Cathy Van Extel