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Foster and Kinship Carer Award Nominations are now open

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Foster and Kinship Carer Award Nominations are now open

The Foster and Kinship Carer Awards provide the opportunity to celebrate the achievements of our valuable carers and the community of people who support children in out-of-home care.

Northern Territory Gender Equality Framework

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Northern Territory Gender Equality Framework

The Northern Territory Government is developing a Northern Territory Gender Equality Framework and would like to hear from all Northern Territorians about how gender inequality affects their lives.

Territory Families Half Year Report

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Territory Families Half Year Report

The Territory Families Strategic Plan 2017-2020: Half Year Report 1 July – 31 December 2018 shows that steady progress is being made to implement major reforms and improvements to services across child protection, domestic and family violence, youth justice services, senior’s recognition and multicultural affairs.

Transforming Out-of-home Care in the Northern Territory

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Transforming Out-of-home Care in the Northern Territory

Territory Families is implementing a new out-of-home care model that will transform the way the system currently operates.

NT Seniors Recognition Scheme values senior Territorians

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NT Seniors Recognition Scheme values senior Territorians

Northern Territory residents who are 65 years or older are eligible to receive an annual payment of $500 to use for travel, electricity or water.

Committed to improving youth justice in the NT

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Committed to improving youth justice in the NT

The Northern Territory Government is committed to implementing a range of youth justice initiatives to provide enhanced life outcomes for young people across the Northern Territory.

Barnardos Mother of the Year NT 2019 winner announced

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Barnardos Mother of the Year NT 2019 winner announced

Melissa Lay has been named Barnardos Mother of the Year NT 2019.

NT Seniors Card 2019 Discount Directory launches this Friday in Alice Springs

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NT Seniors Card 2019 Discount Directory launches this Friday in Alice Springs

Council of the Ageing NT (COTA NT) and Minister Wakefield MLA will launch this year’s NT Seniors Card Discount Directory in Alice Springs on Friday 12 April.

Legislative Amendments

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Legislative Amendments

Territory Families reached a key milestone in the law reform work we have been undertaking to introduce the Care and Protection of Children Amendment Bill and the Youth Justice and Related Legislation Amendment Bill in the Legislative Assembly.

Sharing and Strengthening Our Practice - Domestic, family and sexual violence conference

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Sharing and Strengthening Our Practice - Domestic, family and sexual violence conference

On 9 and 10 May 2019, domestic, family and sexual violence frontline workers and practitioners will come together for the inaugural biennial Sharing and Strengthening Our Practice Conference in Darwin.