Community Youth Diversion (CYD) programs will be renewed in more than a dozen remote communities across the Top End and Central Australia following grants to new service providers.
The Equal Remuneration Order (ERO) for staff employed under the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 will be fully applied in 2020.
A new Aboriginal Elders and Mentors Program has been launched in the Alice Springs and Darwin youth detention centres.
Territory Families has established a new Youth Outreach and Re-engagement Team (YORET) hub in the Palmerston CBD.
A prepaid card is now available to NT Seniors Recognition Scheme members with unused travel voucher/s.
A draft policy, recognising and supporting the strengths and positive contribution of multiculturalism in the Northern Territory, is open for public comment. The Draft Multicultural Policy for the Northern Territory 2020–2025 is part of the Government’s vision for a strong and diverse multicultural Territory.
A prepaid card is being introduced to members of the NT Seniors Recognition Scheme providing more flexibility and choice for members in how they manage their $500 payment.
The Portrait of a Senior Territorian Art Award and exhibition celebrates the significant contributions senior Territorians make to our community and recognises outstanding Territory artists.
Expressions of interest are being sought from the seniors community for seven members to join the Minister’s Advisory Council for Senior Territorians (MACST).
Territory Families has partnered with Tangentyere Council Aboriginal Corporation to launch the new foster and kinship care model that will improve outcomes for Aboriginal children in care.