Pride in your Place awards
Public housing tenants who take pride in their house and yard are being rewarded for their efforts.
Formerly known as the “Public Housing Garden Competition”, the “Pride in your Place awards” are open to all public housing tenants in urban and remote areas of the Northern Territory.
Tenants are eligible to win a monthly prize of a $200 gift voucher and a certificate signed by the Minister for Territory Families or Minister for Housing and Homelands, depending on location.
The monthly awards are designed to recognise and thank tenants who look after their garden and maintain their property.
Tenants can be nominated any time during the year by a staff member from Territory Families, Housing and Communities.
So whether a tenant has an arid garden, their fruit trees are at their best in the wet, or their pot plants are in top shape in the dry — any public housing tenant is in with a chance to be one of our monthly winners.
To find out more, contact your local housing tenancy officer.
September – Sarah Connor, Karama
August – Matthew Gibson and Verona Jurrah, Nyirripi Community
July – Eva Hayes and Abraham Poulson, Areyonga
June – Barbara Bursa and Pranom Kulsuwan, Woodroffe
May – Avril Smith, Bakewell
April – Rosina Parry, Daly River
March – Kevin and Melissa Collins, Moulden
February – John Goninon, Palmerston
January – Ricky Coulthard, Alice Springs
November — Maureen and Murray Smart, Johnston
October — Jimmy Holt, Tennant Creek
September — Fred Skalko, Katherine
August — Sharon Kenny, Alice Springs
July — Bunbapuy Whitehead, Yirrkala
June — Christine Pascoe, Maningrida
May — Jesse Miller, Abbotts Camp
April — Val Brearly and Robert Marshall, Katherine
March — Shirley Lewis-May, Tennant Creek
February — Anita Palmer, Barunga
January — Walter Weeks, Johnson
November — Susan Doolan and Kenneth Hayes, Finke
October — Barbara Bursa and Pranom Kulsuwan, Woodroffe
September — Joelene Paddy and Dean Oliver, Santa Teresa
August — Hilmo Jahic, Nhulunbuy
July — Cecily Nixon, Pirlangimpi
June — Lack Phoneyiem, Malak
May — Jenneke Matthes, Woodroffe
April — Robert Peckham, Tennant Creek
March — Nerissa Nadjalaburnburn, Gunbalanya
February — Christine Guyula, Galiwin'ku
January — Filomena Lemos, Bakewell
November — Sylvia Neale, Alice Springs
October — Beryl Gleeson, Humpty Doo
September — Herta and Ellen Hakata, Fannie Bay
August — Eva Cantrell, Nhulunbuy
July — David Riley and Laney Tracker, Alpurrurulam
June — Melita and Virgiloio Marquez, Karama
May - Malcolm and Sacha Loy, Alice Springs
April — Rhoda Bobby, Pigeon Hole
March — Cassandra Campbell, Alice Springs
February — Myrtle McBean, Katherine
Last updated: 09 June 2022
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