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Sailing into a future filled with hope

A group of young sailors have graduated from Mission Australia’s Spin180 Youth Sailing program. The program aims to provide a pathway for young people to return to mainstream education or take on training and employment through their experiences in learning to sail.

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Destroyed by fire, repaired by a community

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.

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Local Authorities strengthen local communities

The department recently completed the 2015-16 Local Authority Snapshot Survey which reports on the performance of the 63 local authorities throughout the NT.

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The Central Australian public housing garden competition is now open

Public Housing tenants in Alice Springs and Tennant Creek are encouraged to enter.

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Funding available to improve local communities

$1.5 million in funding is now available for councils to improve community infrastructure and service delivery.

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Gawa Barge Landing

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.

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Inaugural Women's Consultative Council

Twelve women from across the territory have been appointed to represent the inaugural Northern Territory Women’s Consultative Council (NTWCC).

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Department of Local Government and Community Services becomes White Ribbon accredited

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.

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Wadeye House Painting

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).

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Supporting seniors in the Katherine community

Residents of Katherine have celebrated the completion of a new public housing development.