“Homes not fit for a dog”

November 25th, 2012

  • Government
  • Media

When the article is written by the Federal Opposition Spokesman for Indigenous Affairs, there can be obvious reasons for caution in accepting the facts. Of course the Opposition will find…

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Building poverty

November 25th, 2012

  • Australia
  • General
  • Government
  • Nepal

Good intentions can ensure that money and resources are allocated to solve the problems of the poor, but poor design and implementation can foil good will. Whether designing and building…

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Trash or treasure?

October 25th, 2012

  • General
  • Government
  • Media

An article from the Public Service News notes the following. (Picture found by HH and not part of the article) Government homes in on housing vandals A crackdown on vandalism…

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Have your say

October 17th, 2012

  • Government

Amnesty International Australia have taken the issues of Indigenous housing quality and the lack of action in updating the National Indigenous Housing Guide seriously. Click this link to get the…

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Housing trouble signals a change

October 3rd, 2012

  • Australia
  • General
  • Government
  • Media

At first viewing the 7.30 Report story is about builders and the construction process. Local builders and suppliers have been excluded or badly treated by fly in fly out building…

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Follow the money

September 26th, 2012

  • Government
  • Media

MONEY for programs in remote Northern Territory indigenous communities is being eaten away by bureaucracy, a new report says.  AAP September 25, 2012 Northern Territory Co-ordinator General for Remote Services…

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‘Remote towns dare to dream’

September 23rd, 2012

  • Australia
  • Government
  • Media

The way the problems are being revealed looks a lot like it did when HH started work in 1985 in the top of South Australia. One big difference is that…

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Who are you going to call?

September 19th, 2012

  • Australia
  • General
  • Government

It is good to know who is making the decisions at the highest level about how Indigenous people’s lives are conducted …. How housing is designed, constructed and maintained… how…

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NT housing, chook-sheds and rent money

August 21st, 2012

  • Government
  • Media

THANKS TO THE AUSTRALIAN FOR THE FOLLOWING STORY Mr Mulladad said the payments of $54 a fortnight were deducted automatically by Centrelink from his welfare payments and that no one…

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NT housing accounts ‘a shambles’

August 21st, 2012

  • Australia
  • Government
  • Media

The North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA) is doing a good job of raising the issues of poor housing management and maintenance. PRISCILLA COLLINS, CEO, NAAJA: When we went to…

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NT Indigenous Housing problems

August 1st, 2012

  • Government
  • Media

The Northern Territory Government says it is trying to resolve a dispute that has seen work on an Aboriginal housing program in Alice Springs come to a standstill. More than…

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