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Belyuen Community Government Council annual report 2018-19

Details:

Title

Belyuen Community Government Council annual report 2018-19

Creator

Belyuen Community Government Council

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Belyuen Community Government Council annual report; Annual Report

Date

2019

Notes

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

Language

English

Subject

Belyuen Community Government Council; Local government; Periodical

Publisher name

Belyuen Community Government Council

Place of publication

Belyuen

Series

Belyuen Community Government Council annual report; Annual Report

Volume

2018/2019

File type

application/pdf

Use

Copyright

Copyright owner

Belyuen Community Government Council

License

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

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/306358

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/817196

Page content

Belyuen Community Government Council Annual Report 2018-2019 48 | P a g e Agency Services 2018-2019 Activity Performance Objective Assessment There are some issues with lunches not being paid for but this is by far the minority of parents. Council has had to take a strong stand and inform the parents/carer that the child can no longer have school lunches if they are not being paid for. There were no WHS issues Emergency Relief Program Provide emergency assistance to families in need Assistance by way of food, power tickets, clothing and emergency transport is provided on an as needed basis Council has a new agreement with the Dept. of Social Services to fund the programme for one. In 2020 the Federal Government have given the ER Programme to a Darwin based organisation and it is yet unclear how Belyuen people will be able to access this programme. This is just another example of the government changing how they operate without looking carefully at who is accessing the programmes, what is the easiest and quickest way to access them. Regionalising Programmes is quite often not the most efficient way to provide a service to the clientele. This can be seen in Employment Agencies that are based in Darwin and service communities one or two days a week. Council continued to focus on pensioners both aged and


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