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Delivering quality, affordable housing for all Territorians



Delivering quality, affordable housing for all Territorians


Lawrie, Delia; Burns, C. B. (Christopher Bruce)

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Australian Labor Party


Media Releases for 11th Assembly 2008 - 2012; Media Releases; ParliamentNT






Housing; Public finance

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Northern Territory Government

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Northern Territory Government

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homelessness. Supported Accommodation Budget 2012 delivers Territory and Commonwealth government funding of $5.7 million to reduce homelessness by providing managed short-term accommodation facilities across the Territory including: additional funding of $0.8 million in 2012-13 to manage the Apmere Mwerre Visitor Park in Alice Springs; recurrent funding of $1.2 million to operate the transitional accommodation facility at Crerar Road, Berrimah; and $3.7 million to address homelessness through tenancy support programs and managed accommodation. Budget 2012 will also deliver $500,000, as part of a $1 million two-year Intensive Support Tenancy Enabling Program, to assist tenants transitioning from town camps into urban public housing in Alice Springs to develop their capacity to maintain an independent public housing tenancy. Media: Patrick Hastwell (Lawrie) 0427 017 803 Lesley Major (Burns) 0419 288 284 Related files: Budget2012_Housing_01.05.12.pdf ( 78.94 kb ) http://www.newsroom.nt.gov.au/adminmedia/mailouts/9422/attachments/Budget2012_Housing_01.05.12.pdf

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