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Annual report 2003 - 2004



Annual report 2003 - 2004

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Department of the Chief Minister


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Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).






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53ANNUAL REPORT 2003 - 2004 O U TP U T G R O U P S Providing the executive support to four meetings of the Domestic and Aboriginal Family Violence Advisory Council. Leading negotiations with the Australian Government to work together on two projects aimed at reducing and preventing family violence and abuse in remote communities in accordance with the Australian Governments 2004-2005 Indigenous Family Violence Bilateral budget initiative. OUTLOOK Commence the independent evaluation of the Domestic and Aboriginal Family Violence Strategies. Finalise a Community Engagement Charter for the Department and produce a toolkit to assist agencies identify and implement sound community engagement practices. Develop a framework for a sustainable partnership with Territory community service sector peaks and networks and lead the development of an integrated funding and monitoring framework for the non-government sector. Lead a Northern Territory Government Taskforce to examine how information about government services is provided to the community and to develop appropriate models for the provision of information to the community. Finalise a Social Policy Statement of Intent, incorporating feedback obtained through the Review of the Northern Territory Community Service Sector Peak Counsels and Networks. Finalise the Northern Territory Multicultural Policy. Expand the Strong Family project to the southern region. COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT As part of the Strong Family, Strong Community, Strong Future project Michael Brown was trained as a community worker by the Aboriginal Family Violence Team within the Department of the Chief Minister to carry out field work with participating families and to work with shadow members of the Team, on a daily basis as they implement the Strong Family project. Community Worker, Michael Brown at work in the Department of the Chief Minister.