Community engagement report
Socom + DodsonLane; Our home, our homeland; NTG outstations policy
Socom + DodsonLane
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Aboriginal Australians -- Services for -- Northern Territory; Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy -- Northern Territory; Sparsely populated areas -- Northern Territory; Northern Territory -- Politics and government -- 2001-
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be run at homelands. They can do bush walking and learn more, to get away from drugs and learn who belongs to the country Place for young people to learn leadership and respect Homelands are important to our well-being Some people live on their Homeland for most of the year. It is their permanent home. Are there other reasons for running an Outstation? Most Demed homelands are lived on permanently they receive weekly food deliveries, fortnightly health visits and some receive partial educational service delivery There are many cultural reasons why homelands may not be lived in permanently: family feuds, ceremonial obligations away from the homeland which one cannot miss out on, attendance at funeral ceremonies and family visiting obligations to other areas If homelands do not have enough basic services or limited/poor housing it makes it hard for people to live there all the time Which services work well in your Homeland? Health visits are regular to homelands Food deliveries are regular and allow people to live at their homeland through most of the year Some rubbish management Airstrips are maintained for emergencies - excepting Mandilbarreng (community id # 359) Transport for cultural and community use is supported by 4 vehicles run through Demed The Council helps with funerals NT Outstation Policy Community Engagement December 08 24