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Epenarra expansions on the way under Room to Breathe

As of 31 October 2018, 121 homes have been improved in 22 communities across the Northern Territory as part of the Our Community. Our Future. Our Homes, Room to Breathe Program.

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Have your say – Northern Territory Burial and Cremation Bill

The Northern Territory Government is proposing a new Burial and Cremation Bill to replace the current Cemeteries Act. This proposed legislation better reflects the needs and wishes of the NT community.

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Interpreters provide a “certain calm”

Her Honour, Magistrate Sandra De Maio says Aboriginal interpreters ease what can sometimes be tense situations in the court room.

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New public housing stimulus program announced

The Northern Territory Government has announced a new $100 million public housing stimulus program which aims to further support local businesses and jobs in the construction industry.

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Same House, Different Landlord

Pauline* and her three children were struggling to leave a violent family situation.  She was behind in her rental payments, and while she had moved, the perpetrator had found her.  Pauline turned to the St Vincent de Paul Society for assistance.

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Homelands Policy Review – opportunity to provide your feedback

The NT Government’s Homelands Policy is being reviewed and the Department of Housing and Community Development is seeking feedback from homelands and outstations residents, homelands service providers, stakeholders and members of the public.

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National Housing Conference - registrations open

Registrations are now open for the 2019 National Housing Conference.

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Housing for young people - grant funding

Grant funding applications are invited from eligible organisations to develop and implement the Housing for Young People Program. The program has been developed to assist young people leaving Out of Home Care.

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Community Housing Provider – information sessions

The NT Government will be hosting free information sessions for housing providers interested in becoming registered Community Housing Providers under the National Regulatory System for Community Housing (NRSCH).

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Contractors happy with the $69 million stimulus

The Northern Territory Government’s $69 million stimulus program continues to stimulate the building industry, with a public housing complex in Gray among the latest to undergo a facelift under the initiative