Territory Families, Housing and Communities provides support services across child protection, domestic and family violence, youth justice services, housing, homelessness, social inclusion, sport and active recreation and celebrates arts, culture, heritage, libraries and archives. Find out more about us.
Children and families
Foster and kinship care, rates, resources, quality assurance, FACES support line, transforming out of home care, Multi-Agency Community and Child Safety Framework.
Housing and homelessness
Urban and remote housing, initiatives and strategies, town camps, homelands, healthy homes program, government employee housing, public housing wait times and allocations.
Sport, Recreation and Strategic Infrastructure
Northern Territory Sports Academy, athlete and workforce, development, scholarships and grants, NT Sports Awards, NT Sport and Active Recreation Strategic Plan 2021-25, Sport, Recreation and Strategic Infrastructure.
Arts and culture
Araluen Cultural Precinct, creative industries, Arts NT, Museum and Art Gallery of the NT, National Aboriginal Art Gallery, State Square Art Gallery.
Social inclusion and interpreting services
Office of Gender Equity and Diversity, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Office of Senior Territorians, Office of Youth Affairs, Office of Disability, Interpreting and Translating Service NT.
Domestic, family and sexual violence reduction
Domestic, family and sexual violence prevention and reduction, information sharing, risk assessment and management, National plan to reduce violence against women and their children.
What we are doing
Arts Development Officers are taking to the road to deliver information sessions across the Territory.
The largest public housing project in Darwin is taking shape with two of the three towers at John Stokes Square Precinct reaching a major milestone and a Community Housing Provider for the site coming online soon.
A spontaneous grant application has seen a young Alice Springs artist potter their way into a dream job.
The 24th annual Portrait of a Senior Territorian Art Award, recognising and celebrating the achievements and contributions of senior Territorians within our community.
LANT recently hosted a visit by the Consul-General of Japan to view a significant collection held at the NT Archives.
Sean Guy took out the Brown’s Mart Theatre Award for his play, Under the Table.
A secluded English-style writer’s house in the heart of the Blue Mountains has seen Alice Springs playwright Betty Sweetlove put the final touches on a play that will debut at the Desert Festival this month.
Residents are taking ownership of their gardens to grow wholesome vegetables, adding colour and a lush shade of green to their deep ochre surrounds.
The remote community of Ntaria has received 3 brand new, 3-bedroom homes as part of the Remote Housing Investment Package.
A Congolese refuge family who spent five years in a Malawi refugee camp fleeing armed conflict has signed a letter of offer to make their Darwin public housing property their forever home.
A valuable sports program being offered to school children is proving to be a great success for creating awareness of what it’s like to live with a disability.