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Date posted: 30 July 2013
There are 35 new projects that will receive funding totaling more than $10.2 million from the Aboriginals Benefit Account (ABA).
The Minister for Indigenous Affairs Jenny Macklin and Minister for Indigenous Health and local Member for Lingiari Warren Snowdon said the funding will deliver much needed projects and services to Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory (NT).
'These are grassroots projects which are developed by the community to benefit local Aboriginal people and make a significant contribution to closing the gap on Indigenous disadvantage,' Ms Macklin said.
The ABA will assist with the creation of new jobs, strengthen remote communities, provide environmental benefits, and improve the lives of Aboriginal people in the NT. Some of the projects to receive funding include:
To view the full list of funded projects please refer to the links below.
Source Indigenous.gov.au, The Hon Jenny Macklin MP media releases