Media Releases

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.

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Homeless Territorians should not do budget heavy lifting

Despite strong evidence of chronic underfunding and rising client demand for services, homelessness and affordable housing organisations will be among the hardest hit by the Northern Territory Government’s Budget Repair announcement today. “Front-line services” will be reduced by 1% per annum, however homeless services providers

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High stakes as deadlock on housing continues

The stand-off between the Commonwealth and Northern Territory governments over a $550 million commitment for remote housing is shaping up as a significant blow to the aspirations and prospects of families and children across the Territory, according to affordable housing and homelessness peak body NT

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Under-funded system failing homeless persons

The release today of new national report on homelessness services shows that no progress has been made to address the demand for help, according to affordable housing and homelessness peak body NT Shelter. Read our media release here. (Image source: Australian Institute of Health and

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Report calls for fairness for renters

The national report Disrupted – The Consumer Experience of Renting in Australia, released today by consumer and advocacy groups CHOICE, National Shelter and the National Association of Tenant Organisations (NATO) shows it is time renters are given a level playing field, according to NT based advocates

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