Posts Tagged ‘town camps

Government’s town camp housing model “diabolical”

Apr 13, 2016 | Discuss

Government's town camp housing model "diabolical"

Media release from the Central Australian Affordable Housing Company The Central Australian Affordable Housing Company outlined a new way forward for remote Indigenous and Town Camp housing in the Territory at yesterday’s Public Accounts Committee hearing. CAAHC CEO Sally Langton described the Northern Territory’s public housing model as “systemically broken” and said it was failing to provide adequate housing services to Alice Springs Town Camps. “We believe there are les...Read more

Two towns called Alice Springs

Jun 01, 2010 | 22 Comments

Two towns called Alice Springs

This essay by former Centralian Advocate editor Glen Morrison won the 2010 Charles University Essay award in the NT Literary Awards. “The Alice” (as the town … is affectionately known), is … the gateway to Australia’s heart and soul. You can hear the ‘heartbeats’ as you visit Uluru (Ayers Rock), take an Aboriginal culture tour, or glide over the spectacular red plains in a hot air balloon. Just take a moment and you’ll feel the ancient beat.” : Website of Australian To...Read more