NT Shelter welcomes today’s announcement of the appointment of Kate Worden as the new Minister for Territory Families and Urban Housing and Chansey Paech as the new Minister for Remote Housing and Town Camps. “Housing is a key portfolio in Government and its role cannot
As the Territory's peak body for affordable housing and homelessness, we comment publicly on a broad range of issues and priorities relating to housing, homelessness, tenancy issues, rental affordability and funding for specialist services.
An incoming Northern Territory Government must make housing and homelessness a policy centerpiece in order to stave off the long term social and economic costs of homelessness, according to the Territory’s peak body for housing and homelessness, NT Shelter. Speaking as part of National Homelessness
Nineteen leading business, local government and community services organisations have joined forces, calling for the development of short stay accommodation in Katherine. With extremely high levels of homelessness in Katherine (31 times the national average), a chronic shortage of social and affordable housing, high rates
The COVID-19 pandemic presents many challenges for all Australians, particularly those who are homeless or without access to stable accommodation. In the Northern Territory, substantial efforts have been made to assist people to return to country and this has significantly reduced the number of people
More and more people are seeking support from specialist homelessness services in the NT, while fewer people over the past 12 months have been supported into housing, says affordable housing and homelessness peak body NT Shelter. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)’s 2019