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Town Camps Reform Framework now available

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Town Camps Reform Framework now available

The Building our communities, together Town Camps Reform Framework 2019-2024 (6.8 mb) is now available.

Request for proposals – social housing head leasing

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Request for proposals – social housing head leasing

The Department of Local Government, Housing and Community Development has released Requests for proposals for the construction of social housing in Darwin and Tennant Creek.

Contractor: stimulus a “worthy effort” to boost NT economy

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Contractor: stimulus a “worthy effort” to boost NT economy

NT Plumbing Maintenance Service owner Pat Whitehead said the $100 million public housing stimulus program has been making a worthy effort in boosting the current state of the economy.

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.