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.
The Clinical Practice Committee provides Territory Families frontline staff with support, best practice tools and guidance to meet the unique needs of NT families.
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.
FACES (Family and Children’s Enquiry and Support) is the new Territory Families helpline dedicated to connecting families with support services and resources.
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!
On Wednesday 21 March the Minister introduced the first Youth Justice Legislation amendment Bill to parliament.
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.
Historic amendments to the NT Adoption of Children Act were passed in the NT Legislative Assembly in March, allowing same sex and de facto couples the right to legally to adopt children in the NT.
Financial assistance is now available for Territorian households connected to mains power that have been left without Power in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Marcus.
International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated annually across the globe on March 8, and recognises the contributions and achievements made by women worldwide.