Infrastructure provision in remote aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory

report prepared for the Central Land Council
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The Council , Alice Springs, N.T
Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy -- Australia -- Northern Territory., Infrastructure (Economics) -- Government policy -- Australia -- Northern Territory., Human settlements -- Government policy -- Australia -- Northern Territory., Northern Territory -- Public w


Northern Territory, Australia, Northern Terri

StatementGreg Crough and Bill Pritchard.
ContributionsPritchard, Bill., Central Land Council (Australia)
LC ClassificationsGN667.N95 C76 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1303900M
ISBN 100642158908
LC Control Number92170566

Infrastructure provision in remote aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory: report prepared for the Central Land Council Author: G J Crough ; Bill Pritchard ; Central Land Council (Australia). Remote communities. The Northern Territory Government coordinates essential services to 72 remote Indigenous communities.

For a list of services in your community, visit the Bushtel website. Homelands. Homelands are remote areas where small populations of Indigenous people live, on lands that they have traditional ownership or historical.

Leah C. Stevenson, India Bohanna, Jan A. Robertson, Alan R. Clough, Aboriginal people in remote communities in Arnhem Land (Northern Territory) restrict their smoking in some environments: Implications for developing and implementing interventions to reduce exposure to environmental tobacco smoke, Drug and Alcohol Review, /dar, 32 Cited by: Infrastructure provision in remote aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory book The Community Housing and Infrastructure Program (CHIP) funded the provision of housing and related infrastructure for essential services (water, power, sewerage and transport access) and some municipal services for Aboriginal communities mainly in remote areas.

A separate DKCRC working paper, WP44 ‘From community housing to public housing in Northern Territory remote Aboriginal communities: the policy context’ (Porter ), examines the context and motivations for the policy change from a community rental housing model to a public housing model.

The Northern Territory Government established an Office or Aboriginal Affairs intasked with fostering economic development and job opportunities for Aboriginal communities. The Office of Aboriginal Affairs (OAA) guides and coordinates Aboriginal affairs through innovative policy development and supports Aboriginal Territorians to participate in the economy, while.

Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator Nigel Scullion, today said these projects would create better opportunities for Aboriginal people in remote Northern Territory communities. “Making sure that expenditure on Indigenous-specific programmes generates jobs for local Indigenous people and businesses is a priority for the Australian.

Pages in category "Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory" The following 57 pages are in this category, out of 57 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). The Northern Territory Emergency Response Act (NTER) – often referred to as “The Intervention” – represented a suit of legislation that was enacted to address child abuse in remote.

Amata is a community in the extremely remote Aṉangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands in South Australia, 40km south of the Northern Territory border and around km west of the Stuart Highway. View Profile. Angurugu. Angurugu is situated halfway down the western coast of Groote Eylandt, on the banks of the Angurugu River.

housing standards and decreased school attendance observed in Northern Territory remote Aboriginal communities [9]. Mental health and social and emotional wellbeing.

Insecure or overcrowded housing is associated with a range of mental health issues such as depression, anxiety and suicide [10]. Conceptual framework — remote community safety 13 Review method 15 Chapter 1 The Northern Territory context 17 Chapter 2 Current policing in remote NT communities 23 Remote communities in the Northern Territory 24 The current number and mix of police in remote NT communities 26 Chapter 3 Comparisons with other police jurisdictions Infrastructure provision in remote Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory: report for the Cen Aborigines and uranium: consolidated report to the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs on the social impact End of an era: Aboriginal labour in the Northern Territory / Ronald M.

The Northern Territory (NT) population is approximately 32% Aboriginal, of which approximately 79% live in remote communities (ABS, a).

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A remote Aboriginal community is defined as a community in a remote geographic location (as defined by ABS, ) bounded by physical and legal.

Guthridge S, Cairnduff S, Gollow P, et al. Structure, function and health: a review of the health impact of infrastructure change in remote Aboriginal communities of the Top End — final draft. Darwin: Territory Health Services, 8.

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Northern Territory Government Environmental Health Task. Common ground: a Northern Territory Government news magazine for Indigenous Territorians / Northern Ter "And all the time, they're home!": consultancy report on the needs of and services to tjilpi pampa tjut Infrastructure provision in remote Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory: report for the Cen.

This study in the NT aims to measure the impact on child health of major housing infrastructure improvements in 11 remote Aboriginal communities. The required housing improvements and the outcomes of this work will be determined through two Environmental Health Surveys. • $ million over eight years to provide essential land services and infrastructure for remote community housing.

NT will provide PTM services to some 5, houses in the Northern Territory’s 73 remote communities and the 17 Alice Springs Town Camps. • provide housing services to tenants in remote Aboriginal communities to a. To support the development of businesses and industry in all regions of the Northern Territory.

Remote Aboriginal Governance and Capacity Building Grant Program Funding for remote community projects to improve leadership and management skills and expertise. Remote passenger transport services. In55% of remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities were located in the Northern Territory, 24% in Western Australia and 12% in Queensland.

Supply of essential services The provision and maintenance of essential services can affect the viability of remote communities, and the wellbeing of people living in these communities. Young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (‘Aboriginal’ from here on) people resident in regional and remote centres in Australia are more likely than their non-Aboriginal age counterparts to acquire sexually transmissible infections (STIs) [].Insurveillance data indicates higher notification rates for Aboriginal populations than non-Indigenous populations for Chlamydia ( vs.

The repercussions of historical policies which include the forced removal of children from families and the failed NT Intervention (which undermined any principles agency or self-determination), combined with the fact that most Aboriginal Territorians live in remote or very remote communities with limited resources and infrastructure, have.

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The Remote Air Services Subsidy (RASS) Scheme is part of the Australian Government's Regional Aviation Access Programme (RAAP). RASS subsidises a regular weekly air transport service for the carriage of passengers and goods such as, educational materials, medicines, fresh foods and other urgent supplies to communities in remote and isolated areas of Australia.

Sky News UK report previewing a visit to Alice Springs by Julia Gillard. of primary health care in the Northern Territory was given impetus through the Federal Budget announcement of $ million to expand health service delivery in Aboriginal communities, with the roll-out of the funding to be planned collaboratively by the three Northern Territory Aboriginal Health Forum (NTAHF) partners2.

on Remote Indigenous Housing and the National Indigenous Infrastructure guide seek to incorporate the views of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the provision of infrastructure, housing, and town planning. Remaining gaps: There remains formal barriers to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to accessing.

Background The high burden of infectious disease and associated antimicrobial use likely contribute to the emergence of antimicrobial resistance in remote Australian Aboriginal communities. We aimed to develop and apply context-specific tools to audit antimicrobial use in the remote primary healthcare setting.

Methods We adapted the General Practice version of the National Antimicrobial. The Cabinet of the Northern Territory Government determines the wider implementation of fluoridated water supplies for remote communities.

The DHCS is responsible for the development of the fluoridation policy and the Department of Planning and Infrastructure and PWC are responsible for the funding and ongoing operational management of the plants. The Australian Government is helping to improve the health of people living in remote Northern Territory communities through the Northern Territory Community Stores Licensing Scheme that is making healthy food and drinks more accessible for local residents.

There are currently more than licensed stores operating in the Northern Territory. Foster, T. & Dance, B. Water-washed diseases and access to infrastructure in remote indigenous communities in the northern territory.

Aust. Water Assoc. 39, 72–77 (). Commonwealth Ombudsman—Remote Housing Reforms in the Northern Territory Page 1 of 52 The Australian and Northern Territory (NT) governments are undertaking large scale reforms to public housing in remote Indigenous communities in the NT.

In addition to substantial investment in housing and related infrastructure, these changes include.Aboriginal communities in Western Australia are built communities for indigenous Australians within their ancestral country; the communities comprise families with continuous links to country that extend before the European settlement of Australia.The objective of this Act is ‘to support Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory to live strong, independent lives, where communities, families and children are safe and healthy’.

22 The SFNT Act contains specific provisions relating to food security and enables the Australian Government to implement special measures for the purpose of.