Improved access to healthy food in Northern Territory Aboriginal communities
Stores licensing will now apply to more stores in the Northern Territory, after the Australian Government finalised plans for its expansion.
As part of Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory, stores licensing is being expanded to include all stores outside of major centres that service Aboriginal communities, not just stores located in or close to Aboriginal communities.
Under the changes the Northern Territory is defined as a food security area, apart from major centres that are specifically excluded.
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