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Homelands business cruising along

Ban’thula homeland at the top of Elcho Island is not a place you would expect to visit on a cruise ship route, but that may not be the case for long.

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Local Authorities strengthen local communities

The department recently completed the 2015-16 Local Authority Snapshot Survey which reports on the performance of the 63 local authorities throughout the NT.

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Housing makeover has the town talking

Work is currently being undertaken on twenty-three Community Living Area houses within Tennant Creek. The first four freshly renovated properties are scheduled for completion by the end of October.

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RECS wins Core Values Award

The department’s Remote Engagement and Coordination Strategy (RECS) has been awarded the Indigenous Projects award and a highly commended for Project of the Year in the 2016 International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) Australasia Core Values Awards.

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Sailing into a future filled with hope

A group of young sailors have graduated from Mission Australia’s Spin180 Youth Sailing program. The program aims to provide a pathway for young people to return to mainstream education or take on training and employment through their experiences in learning to sail.

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Destroyed by fire, repaired by a community

Ms Barku was over the moon when she first heard repairs on her house had begun as she and her children were keen to move back in.

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The Central Australian public housing garden competition is now open

Public Housing tenants in Alice Springs and Tennant Creek are encouraged to enter.

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Funding available to improve local communities

$1.5 million in funding is now available for councils to improve community infrastructure and service delivery.

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Gawa Barge Landing

The Homelands, Outstations and Town Camps Unit has contributed $77,523 towards a project costing $219,922.50 to benefit a Homeland in the East Arnhem region.

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Inaugural Women's Consultative Council

Twelve women from across the territory have been appointed to represent the inaugural Northern Territory Women’s Consultative Council (NTWCC).