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Pensioner and Carer concession scheme has changed

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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.

Committee to inform best-practice

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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.

Funding announced to reduce domestic, family and sexual violence

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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.

New support referral service available for families

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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.

NT Youth Week is here

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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!

Youth Justice Legislation Amendment Bill introduced to parliament

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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.

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

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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.

Adoption Act Changes = Equality for Same-Sex and De facto Couples

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Adoption Act Changes = Equality for Same-Sex and De facto Couples

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.

Tropical Cyclone Marcus recovery assistance

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Tropical Cyclone Marcus recovery assistance

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.

The Territory celebrates International Women’s Day’s 2018

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The Territory celebrates International Women’s Day’s 2018

International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated annually across the globe on March 8, and recognises the contributions and achievements made by women worldwide.