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New homes for Arlparra

Three new homes have been handed over to senior residents of Arlparra and twelve more are on the way as part of a $25.3 million NT Government investment in the region.

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Taking pride in her place

Elaine Quinn and her grandchildren live at Hoppy’s Camp located on the outskirts of Alice Springs and she takes great pride in her garden and keeping her yard tidy.

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A historic occasion for Binjari

Binjari Community Aboriginal Corporation has signed a historic 99-year lease with the Commonwealth Government over public housing in the community living area of Binjari, putting in place secure and long-term tenure arrangements over public housing.

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Grass-roots government in Ramingining

In the heart of Arnhem Land the Ramingining Local Authority is a shining example of the effectiveness of local decision making at work in remote communities. Supported and guided by its elected members Councillor Rose Wurrguwurrgu and Councillor Peter Djumbu, the eleven-member Ramingining committee has set the bar high by maintaining a 100 percent successful meeting record in 2016-17. Full quorums have been achieved at the five meetings held this year, which have all run on time due to the commitment and dedication of the members led by Chair, Ronnie Garrawurra.

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Interpreting the needs of others

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

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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.

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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.

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Registrations now open for $5 million stimulus for tradies

Registrations are now open for small businesses interested in delivering work for the $5 million stimulus package for urban public housing repairs and upgrades.

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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.