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Annual Report 2000/2001 Territory Housing



Annual Report 2000/2001 Territory Housing

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Tabled Papers for 9th Assembly 2001 - 2005; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT






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Tfe7g3agy KIsgEBcqg oiiiivEO asa a3D Management of Human Resources Graduate Trainee Program Territory Housing and the Department o f Local Government recruited 3 graduates under the Graduate Traineeship Program. The Graduate Traineeship Program provides 12 months paid work experience for university graduates through projects relating to core business on three monthly rotations. Four graduates from previous programs have gone on to become permanent staff with Territory Housing. Employment and development opportunities for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander employees Territory Housing continues a strong emphasis on its Aboriginal Employment Career Development Strategy. Territory Housing encourages Indigenous staff to undertake development opportunities through both formal training and on-the- job training and experience. A review o f the tenancy management staffing structure was conducted to examine the functions o f tenancy management for meeting tenant, Government and community expectations. The review also examined whether organisational capabilities were appropriate to meet future directions o f the organisation. Recommendations will be submitted to Housing Management Group early in 2001 -2002. affile'. ' ryjgt-v..'Sj&gp?iTifcSjWK3-4? Territory Housing maintains an Employee Assistance Program through an external service provider This service can be accessed by staff when needing help in relation to both w ork related and personal issues o r by supervisor referral. Territory Housing continues to support tw o Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cadets. The cadetship program combines full-time study with a minimum 7 weeks employment within the organisation. Both cadets are undertaking a Bachelor o f Law from the Northern Territory University. A notable achievement during the year was one o f the cadets receiving an undergraduate scholarship award from the Australian Federation o f University Women (Northern Territory). page