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Put children first this National Child Protection Week

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Put children first this National Child Protection Week

Territorians are encouraged to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of children as part of putting children first this National Child Protection Week.

Nominations extended for Foster and Kinship Carer Excellence Awards

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Nominations extended for Foster and Kinship Carer Excellence Awards

There is still time to put forward an everyday legend for a 2020 Foster and Kinship Carer Excellence Award, with the nominations deadline now extended to midnight on Sunday 23 August.

Celebrating Senior Territorians

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Celebrating Senior Territorians

August marks the start of NT Seniors Month, which is dedicated to celebrating and acknowledging the continuing contribution older Territorians make to our community.

Snapshot of youth justice in the Northern Territory

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Snapshot of youth justice in the Northern Territory

The Northern Territory Government has made significant investments to transform the youth justice system to ensure youth offenders face consequences, are held accountable for their actions, and make positive changes to their behaviour.

Creating a safer and equal future for Territorians

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Creating a safer and equal future for Territorians

The Northern Territory Government today committed to creating a Northern Territory that is fair, inclusive, equitable and safe for all Territorians by launching the Northern Territory Gender Equality Statement of Commitment.

Construction tenders awarded for youth justice infrastructure projects

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Construction tenders awarded for youth justice infrastructure projects

Major milestones have been reached for the redevelopment of the Alice Springs Youth Detention Centre and the construction of the new Darwin Youth Justice Centre this week with the awarding of construction tenders to local NT companies.

Service providers collaborate for change

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Service providers collaborate for change

Representatives from Aboriginal organisations across the Northern Territory met for the first time this week to build a collaborative relationship as they work to transform the out-of-home care model.

Nominate a foster and kinship legend!

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Nominate a foster and kinship legend!

Nominations are now open for the 2020 Foster and Kinship Carer Awards, and Territorians are encouraged to nominate an everyday legend in their community who is going above and beyond to make a difference to a child’s life.

Work camps to turn lives around

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Work camps to turn lives around

Territory Families has partnered with Jarrdimba Bayamuku (Strengthening the Children) Aboriginal Corporation to deliver intensive work camps for at-risk young people at Seven Emu Station near Borroloola.

Marlungku-kari Child and Family Centre opens in Tennant Creek

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Marlungku-kari Child and Family Centre opens in Tennant Creek

Families of Tennant Creek now have greater access to vital support services with the opening of a new Child and Family Centre on the grounds of Tennant Creek Primary School.