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Barkly Regional Council annual report 2018-2019

Details:

Title

Barkly Regional Council annual report 2018-2019

Other title

Annual report 2018-2019

Creator

Barkly Regional Council

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Barkly Regional Council annual report; Annual Report

Date

2019

Notes

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

Language

English

Subject

Barkly Regional Council; Periodicals; Local government; Northern Territory; Barkly; Annual report

Publisher name

Barkly Regional Council

Place of publication

Tennant Creek

Series

Barkly Regional Council annual report; Annual Report

Volume

2018 - 2019

Previously known as

Barkly Shire Council annual report

File type

application/pdf

Use

Copyright

Copyright owner

Barkly Regional Council

License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C00042

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/806845

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/806848

Page content

A number of Council-run events and activities are sponsored by grants from the Northern Territory Government, the Australia Day Council NT and local businesses. Events, such as the annual International Womens Day and the No More March, are run in partnership with external community stakeholders, including Anyinginyi Aboriginal Health Corporation, Tennant Creek Primary and High Schools, the Tennant Creek Womens Refuge and Catholic Care Tennant Creek. Events for 2018-19 include: Territory Day July 2018 (Tennant Creek); Regional NAIDOC Week celebrations July 2018 six communities; Careers Expo August 2018 (Tennant Creek); Sports Carnivals Ampilatwatja (September 2018) and Arlparra (October 2018); White Ribbon Day and No More Violence March Elliott and Tennant Creek November 2018; Christmas Lights Competition Tennant Creek December 2018; Australia Day 26 January 2019 (Tennant Creek and Elliott); Celebrating Aboriginal Culture (Australia Day 2019) in Ali Curung, Arlparra, Alpurrurulam, Wutunugurra; International Womens Day Breakfast and Street Parade March 2019 (Tennant Creek); ANZAC Day April 2019 (Tennant Creek and Elliott); Youth Week Celebrations May 2019 (Tennant Creek and communities); and Citizenship Ceremonies x 2 (Tennant Creek). Community Engagement Celebratory Events Citizenship Ceremonies Barkly Regional Council held two citizenship ceremonies in 2018-2019, with five Barkly region residents becoming Australian citizens in front of elected members, family, friends and colleagues. Theres no better day to become an Aussie than on Australia Day as a new member of the community will attest. Mollen (Molly) Tendai Chivhoko (pictured) was welcomed to the town at an official Citizenship Ceremony up at Battery Hill Mining Centre. Molly was born in the city of Masvingo in Zimbabwe. Five years ago, Molly moved to Australia to join her husband Ephraim who was working at the Alice Springs Hospital. In 2018, she joined the Northern Territory Government as a Child Protection Practitioner with Territory Families but due to staff shortages in Tennant Creek, she volunteered to move up here in November 2018 in the same role. Molly says she loves Tennant Creek and enjoys living here because it is such a small, multicultural town and easy to raise children. Those who took pledge on 24 July 2018 were Mr Brian Curran, Mr Mark Keyworth, Mr Renjith Kollakkombil Jose, and Mr Derek (Junchao) Zhu. 42 2018 - 2019 Annual Report


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