Alice Springs gets $4.1m for makeover

As part of the Alice Springs Transformation Plan the town will receive $4.1 million in funding from the Federal Government.   The package includes funding for extra street lighting in problem areas, as well as more support for young people and families.   The Federal Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Jenny Macklin said the safety and […]

Darwin tackles alcohol fuelled violence

By Lilia Guan Darwin City Council has welcomed a Northern Territory Government initiative to stamp out alcohol fuelled violence and crime. Communities within Darwin and Palmerston were encouraged on Tuesday to add their voices to the NT Government’s Alcohol Management Plan (APM). Launched in early September, the AMP was designed to help the community work with […]

Indigenous leaders applaud language protection policy

By Angela Dorizas Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Tom Calma has welcomed the introduction of the national Indigenous languages policy and called on the Northern Territory Government to follow suit. Announced by the Federal Minister for Environment, Heritage and the Arts, Peter Garrett, and Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Jenny Macklin, the new […]

NT seeks community consultation on Territory 2030

By Staff Writer The Northern Territory Government is calling for feedback on its draft Territory 2030 strategy. Released by the Territory 2030 Steering Committee, the strategy sets targets on a number of key policy areas. NT Chief Minister Paul Henderson said Territory 2030 was an “unprecedented long-term strategic plan” which would continue “strong economic management” […]


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