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Interpreting the needs of others

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Interpreting the needs of others

Kevin Rogers is a Community Based Interpreter (CBI) with the Aboriginal Interpreting Service in Katherine.

Market rents for urban public housing have changed

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Market rents for urban public housing have changed

New market rent rates have come into effect on Monday, 6 March 2017. The Northern Territory Government will begin charging the new market rent rates as of this date.

Request for proposals – Poeppel Gardens and Bernhard Street

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Request for proposals – Poeppel Gardens and Bernhard Street

A Request for Proposals from the community housing sector and non-government organisations for tenancy management and property maintenance services to lease one or more of three houses in Alice Springs and a unit complex in Katherine has opened.

Sharing a slice of the Christmas spirit

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Sharing a slice of the Christmas spirit

Tis the season to indulge in all things festive and nothing says Christmas like the beginning of the Department of Housing and Community Development’s annual delivery of Lions Christmas cakes.

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Energy savings in Arnhem Land celebrated on national stage

Manymak Energy Efficiency Project has been recognised on the national stage, being awarded the Sustainable and Resilient Communities award at the Banksia Awards held in Sydney this week.

Launch of the AIS AVL service, the first formal video Aboriginal interpreting service in Australia

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Launch of the AIS AVL service, the first formal video Aboriginal interpreting service in Australia

On Monday the first on-demand Aboriginal video interpreting service in Australia was launched by our Minister for Housing and Community Development Gerry McCarthy, MLA.

 Homelands business cruising along

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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.

Local Authorities strengthen local communities

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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.

Sailing into a future filled with hope

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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.

Destroyed by fire, repaired by a community

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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.