Federal Government backtrack on NT remote housing pledge

February 11, 2018 0

INDIGENOUS Affairs Nigel Scullion has backed away from his claim that the Federal Government would match the Territory’s $1.1 billion investment in remote housing across 10 years. Speaking in Gunbalanya on Tuesday, Mr Scullion praised […]

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Julie Bishop slams ‘hollow threats’ on Indigenous housing

December 21, 2017 0

JULIE Bishop says the Turnbull government won’t be intimidated by “hollow threats” after being accused of turning its back on indigenous Australians. West Australian Housing Minister Peter Tinley has blasted the Commonwealth for slashing funding […]

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Indigenous housing loses out as cash diverted

October 27, 2017 0

States and territories are spending up to 34 per cent of federal funds provided for remote indigenous housing on “ancillary costs”, but those governments also blame Canberra for poor living conditions in the bush, arguing […]

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New plan for Indigenous people with disability

October 16, 2017 0

A $3 million plan has been unveiled to address the cultural barriers and disadvantage faced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability. Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter, Assistant Minister for Disability Services, […]