The Northern Territory Government is changing the way it calculates urban public housing rent.
The department held its first Our Community. Our Future. Our Homes. Remote Housing Industry Forum earlier this year.
Construction has started on the first building, under the social housing head leasing initiative.
Work is now complete on the mural at the Pitcheneder Complex in Parap, as voted by the public in a social media competition held by the department.
For Benedict Stevens, moving into his new two bedroom home in Hidden Valley Town Camp is particularly special, as his grandmother used to live in the house on the same block years earlier.
Imelda Walker born Edna Walker, passed away in 2010. She never knew her birth date or place.
We have been fortunate this week to be able to share the family stories of some of our staff members, in honour of this year’s NAIDOC Week theme “Because Of Her, We Can.”
Aboriginal interpreter Michelle Howard, says her grandmother Rose worked hard all her life to put her children through school and give them a good work ethic.
Dolly ‘Bett Bett’ Bonson lived a life filled with determination and kindness. The great-great grandmother of Department of Housing and Community Development staff member’s Emily and Joshua Bonson, Dolly was a character who inspired many.
The word ‘Her’ can have a different meaning to many people. That’s why this NAIDOC week our Yolngu staff members, originally from Northeast Arnhem Land, are celebrating the term ‘Her’ in a cultural context.