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2018 Foster and Kinship Carer Excellence Awards

The Foster and Kinship Carer Excellence Awards celebrate the dedication, commitment, and achievements of foster and kinship carers, staff and young people that have experienced out of home care and the enormous contribution they make to the lives of vulnerable children in every community across the Territory.

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Funding for more Aboriginal foster and kinship carers

Territory Families is providing funding for projects that recruit and support Aboriginal foster and kinship carers across the NT.

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YORET turns one

Our Youth Outreach and Re-Engagement Teams are celebrating their milestone first anniversaries across the Territory.

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Pensioner and Carer concession scheme has changed

On 1 July 2018 the NT Pensioner and Carer Concession Scheme was replaced with the NT Concession Scheme and the new NT Seniors Recognition Scheme will be introduced.

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Committee to inform best-practice

The Clinical Practice Committee provides Territory Families frontline staff with support, best practice tools and guidance to meet the unique needs of NT families.

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Funding announced to reduce domestic, family and sexual violence

The Safe, Respected and Free from Violence Prevention Fund has been launched this week.

The funding supports localised projects, including pilot programs, which employ good practice evidence-based prevention and early intervention strategies to break the intergenerational cycle of domestic and family violence.

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New support referral service available for families

FACES (Family and Children’s Enquiry and Support) is the new Territory Families helpline dedicated to connecting families with support services and resources.

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NT Youth Week is here

Northern Territory Youth Week (NT Youth Week) kicks off this Friday, 13 April and runs until 22 April. It’s 10 full days of fun, friendship, activities, music, food, competitions and laughter!

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Youth Justice Legislation Amendment Bill introduced to parliament

On Wednesday 21 March the Minister introduced the first Youth Justice Legislation amendment Bill to parliament.

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Territory Families celebrates emergency relief teams in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Marcus.

Territory Families is proud to acknowledge and thank the hard work and dedication of the staff and volunteers who have assisted with the welfare recovery effort in the wake of Cyclone Marcus.