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Announcements | 28 Mar 2014

Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and the Member for Durack Melissa Price said today a key priority for the Government was to help reduce incidents of self-harm and suicide among Indigenous people.

Announcements | 27 Mar 2014

Work to significantly upgrade a training shed in the Northern Territory community of Minyerri is almost complete, thanks to a $100,000 grant from the Australian Government’s Community Development Fund.

Announcements | 26 Mar 2014

Work to build a peace park at Yuendumu in the Northern Territory is expected to start early next month, providing employment for local Aboriginal people and a much-needed community facility.

Announcements | 25 Mar 2014

The Australian Government is supporting social and economic projects that benefit remote Indigenous communities through the creation of jobs and employment-related participation activity, with funding of $150,000 for community training centre upgrades in Imanpa and Docker River.

Announcements | 22 Mar 2014

The Government will boost funding for the Remote School Attendance Strategy by $18 million to help ensure every child attends school every day.

Announcements | 20 Mar 2014

More than 1000 community events will be staged across Australia to celebrate National Close the Gap Day.

Announcements | 14 Mar 2014

Pirlangimpi, on the Tiwi Islands, has reached a significant agreement with the Australian Government to recommence negotiations for a 99-year township lease, opening up economic and home ownership opportunities in the community.

Announcements | 14 Mar 2014

The terms of reference for the White Paper on Developing Northern Australia were recently announced by the Prime Minister in Darwin.

Announcements | 13 Mar 2014

Indigenous Affairs Minister Senator Nigel Scullion has welcomed Jetstar’s announcement of more services between Melbourne and Uluru/Ayers Rock Resort.

Announcements | 6 Mar 2014

New accommodation for service providers in Fregon in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands has started to generate an income for the community which will be invested in improved infrastructure by the Community Council.