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‘For this reason alone, the focus on providing more housing for Aboriginal families is incredibly important’

In exciting news, Darwin will see an additional 42 new homes for First Nations families. In this article by NITV, CEO of NT Shelter, Peter McMillan, provides comment.

The Northern Territory has 12X the national rate of homelessness. Peter comments ‘We have seen waitlists in Darwin grow by 23 per cent over the last 3 years alone. 87 per cent of housing applicants identify as First Nations people,’

Read the full story in this article ‘I feel very lucky’: After three months couch-surfing with four children, this Darwin mum has a home.


Newsletter of March 2024

March has been a big month for housing in the Northern Territory. In this newsletter, NT Shelter welcomes the announcement of $4 billion for remote housing, the 12 month funding extension

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