2017

Home Sweet Home for the Marcal Family

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Home Sweet Home for the Marcal Family

Lila Marcal worked closely with her housing officer to find the perfect home for herself, her husband Celestino, and their growing family.

Expressions of Interest open for Municipal Essential Services in the Barkly Region

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Expressions of Interest open for Municipal Essential Services in the Barkly Region

The Department of Housing and Community Development is calling on expressions of interest to deliver municipal, essential and housing maintenance services in the Barkly region.

We’re moving (but only temporarily)

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We’re moving (but only temporarily)

Our Casuarina Housing office is temporarily relocating while our premises are being upgraded so we can serve our clients better.

Workshops bring service providers together

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Workshops bring service providers together

The Homelands Service Provider Workshop was delivered by the Homelands Services team in Darwin and Alice Springs during October.

Yirrkala Local Authority meetings go paper-free with new iPads

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Yirrkala Local Authority meetings go paper-free with new iPads

The Yirrkala Local Authority held its first meeting this month using iPad technology. Inspired by the region’s council members using iPads at their meetings, Yirrkala Local Authority elected to use funds provided by our Local Government area under the Local Authority Project Funding to purchase iPads for its members to use at local authority (LA) meetings.

Smart irrigation installed in Katherine housing

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Smart irrigation installed in Katherine housing

Hunter irrigation control boxes have been installed in all housing complex common areas in Katherine. This smart irrigation system allows staff to monitor and or change running times from the convenience of a mobile phone app.

Future Contract Opportunities

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Future Contract Opportunities

The department is holding information sessions during November in Tennant Creek, Alice Springs and Darwin for suitably qualified contractors interested in bidding for construction and repairs and maintenance services contracts.

Move into your new home with HomeBuild Access

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Move into your new home with HomeBuild Access

The Northern Territory Government’s HomeBuild Access program provides opportunities for eligible Territorians to access low deposit home loans.

Community Housing Development and Leasing Opportunities

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Community Housing Development and Leasing Opportunities

Proposals are sought from non-government organisations to construct and manage new Community Housing premises.

New Maintenance Model

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New Maintenance Model

The Department of Housing and Community Development is moving to a new model to deliver repairs and maintenance, and refurbishment work to vacant and occupied public housing properties in the Greater Darwin region.