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New public housing officers to have body cameras

September 14, 2018 0

Katherine’s new team of public housing safety officers will be equipped with body-worn cameras. The three new officers are expected to be unveiled next week. The cameras are now standard equipment for the housing officers, […]

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NT public housing guards to wear cameras

September 12, 2018 0

All security guards who patrol public housing estates in the Northern Territory will wear body-worn cameras to help deter assaults and other anti-social behaviour. While police were issued with the cameras two years ago this […]


Older women at risk of homelessness a worry

September 3, 2018 0

Australia’s Age Discrimination Commissioner is in Katherine today exploring the challenges of elder abuse. Dr Kay Patterson said she is particularly worried about the number of older women at risk of homelessness. Spending 10 days across Darwin, […]

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Public housing rent rises

August 8, 2018 0

Katherine public housing tenants received a letter in the mail this week changing the way they pay rent. For some, it may have come as a shock with some rents doubling over the next five […]



May 1, 2018 0

The release of today’s Northern Territory Budget 2018-19 provides a significant infrastructure spend for remote housing and is welcome news, according to peak affordable housing and homelessness body, NT Shelter. “The NT Government has committed […]

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Funding Boost for Remote Indigenous Housing in NT

April 24, 2018 0

The Turnbull government has announced a $550 million funding boost for remote Indigenous housing in Northern Territory, but Labor warned that Indigenous housing in Australia was still under threat. This five year funding will commence […]