On the 2 May 2017, the Northern Territory Treasurer announced $33 million dollars for a new Northern Territory Concessions Scheme.
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.
Territory Families is implementing a new out-of-home care model that will transform the way the system currently operates.
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.
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.
Melissa Lay has been named Barnardos Mother of the Year NT 2019.
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.
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.
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.
In late 2018 amendments were made to the Domestic and Family Violence Act