News

Progress across the board in remote housing program

news /

Progress across the board in remote housing program

June 2020 marks the end of the third year of the Northern Territory Government’s remote housing investment package Our Community. Our Future. Our Homes.

Pride in Your Place

news /

Pride in Your Place

Congratulations to Jessie Miller and family from Abbotts Camp, Alice Springs, who are our latest Pride in Your Place winner.

COVID-19 no barrier to prefab progress

news /

COVID-19 no barrier to prefab progress

134 new prefabricated homes are being delivered to 24 remote communities through HomeBuild, part of the Our Community. Our Future. Our Homes. remote housing program.

New NT Registrar for Community Housing Appointed

news /

New NT Registrar for Community Housing Appointed

The Department of Local Government, Housing and Community Development has appointed Acting Deputy CEO, Ms Karen Walsh as Community Housing Registrar for the NT under the Community Housing Providers (National Uniform Law) 2013 (the Act), effective from 16 June 2020.

New 24/7 short-term accommodation centre in Darwin

news /

New 24/7 short-term accommodation centre in Darwin

A new 24 hour 7 day a week accommodation centre will open in Darwin from 5 June 2020 for a two month period to provide over-flow accommodation for visitors requiring short-term accommodation.

ITSNT interpreters help Australian citizens return home

news /

ITSNT interpreters help Australian citizens return home

Our Interpreting and Translating Service NT (ITSNT) team say they’re honoured to have been a part of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) response in the Northern Territory.

AIS availability during COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

news /

AIS availability during COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

While the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is situation changing rapidly, the Aboriginal Interpreter Service (AIS) is continuing to facilitate effective cross-cultural communication between service providers and Aboriginal people who do not speak English as a first language in the Northern Territory.

Are you self-isolating or feeling unwell?

news /

Are you self-isolating or feeling unwell?

For public housing tenants who are self-isolating due to Coronavirus, please let your local housing office know so we can do our part too.

AIS interpreters receive NTPFES recognition for their emergency messaging interpreting services

news /

AIS interpreters receive NTPFES recognition for their emergency messaging interpreting services

When Cyclone Claudia affected the Territory in early January, the Aboriginal Interpreter Service assisted NT Police, Fire and Emergency Services (NTPFES) with interpreting critical emergency messaging in language to the North and West Arnhem communities at risk.

AIS assisting operators with 000 calls

news /

AIS assisting operators with 000 calls

Aboriginal Interpreter Service (AIS) staff have described a sense of pride in being able to assist operators communicate more effectively with Aboriginal people calling 000.