2019

AIS Interpreter continues to make contributions despite disability

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AIS Interpreter continues to make contributions despite disability

Wadeye resident Christine Cumaiyi has been proudly serving her community for 23 years, and is an outstanding example of letting nothing hold you back.

Stimulus program supporting local woman’s shelter and local business

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Stimulus program supporting local woman’s shelter and local business

As part of the $100 million public housing stimulus program, the Darwin Aboriginal and Islander Women’s Shelter (DAIWS) received new air-conditioning split systems.

Percy Court celebrates 8th anniversary

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Percy Court celebrates 8th anniversary

In Alice Springs, the Aherlkeme Development Centre also known as Percy Court celebrated its 8th anniversary earlier this month.

Lease supports the expansion of Salvation Army program

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Lease supports the expansion of Salvation Army program

The Department of Local Government, Housing and Community Development is supporting the expansion of the Salvation Army’s Towards Independence Program, through the provision of a nine-unit complex in Alice Springs.

AIS Interpreter featured in Archibald Prize portrait

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AIS Interpreter featured in Archibald Prize portrait

AIS Interpreter Daisy Tjuparntarri Ward was the inspiration of an Archibald Prize finalist painting by David Darcy, an artist from the small township of Murrurundi in rural New South Wales.

Remote housing industry forum a roaring success

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Remote housing industry forum a roaring success

On June 13-14 over 250+ delegates from across the Territory and interstate attended the department’s annual remote housing industry forum in Darwin. It was a chance for Aboriginal business enterprises (ABEs) and interested industry and private businesses to talk to us about the NTG’s $1.1 billion remote housing program Our Community. Our Future. Our Homes.

Aboriginal Interpreter Service at 2019 CIUTI Conference

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Aboriginal Interpreter Service at 2019 CIUTI Conference

Last week, the Aboriginal Interpreter Service (AIS) proudly presented at the 2019 CIUTI Conference based in Melbourne.

Yilli Rreung Housing Aboriginal Corporation registered as a Community Housing Provider

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Yilli Rreung Housing Aboriginal Corporation registered as a Community Housing Provider

Yilli Rreung Housing Aboriginal Corporation (Yilli Housing) has become the first indigenous corporation under the Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations to achieve nationally recognised registration as a Community Housing Provider in the Northern Territory (NT).

Draft Local Government Bill now open for feedback

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Draft Local Government Bill now open for feedback

The draft Local Government Bill (1000.0 kb) is now open for feedback and submissions.

Areyonga scores in the Room to Breathe Program

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Areyonga scores in the Room to Breathe Program

The Our Community. Our Future. Our Homes. remote housing investment program is seeing great results in the Areyonga community.