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.
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.
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.
Public Housing tenants in Alice Springs and Tennant Creek are encouraged to enter.
$1.5 million in funding is now available for councils to improve community infrastructure and service delivery.
Twelve women from across the territory have been appointed to represent the inaugural Northern Territory Women’s Consultative Council (NTWCC).
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.
Residents of Katherine have celebrated the completion of a new public housing development.
Thamarrurr Development Corporation (TDC) and Housing have successfully implemented an external painting program in Wadeye using resources sourced through existing contracts and the Community Development Project (CDP).
The Department of Local Government and Community Services (DLGCS), which is responsible for Women’s and Men’s Policy, and the whole of government domestic violence policy, has been awarded the White Ribbon Workplace Accreditation.