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Room to Breathe upgrades help with care of child

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Room to Breathe upgrades help with care of child

Overcrowded conditions have hindered eight-year-old Ernest’s health, as he battles a debilitating medical illness.

Richard is helping refugees feel at home

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Richard is helping refugees feel at home

Bringing joy to the faces of new refugees arriving in Darwin is the most rewarding aspect of Richard’s job as a Swahili Interpreter.

Tenant super excited about her brand new home

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Tenant super excited about her brand new home

The tenant of a new property secured as part of the department’s social housing head-leasing program already has big plans for her unit.

National Housing Conference success

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National Housing Conference success

The Department of Local Government, Housing and Community Development was proud to co-host the 2019 National Housing Conference, held in Darwin last week.

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 PDF (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.