2024 Federal Govt Funding opportunities for the Barkly

March 2024 GT Communique

Barkly Aboriginal Alliance Communique Feb-Mar 2024

Governance Table Communique, December 2023

GT Endorses a community well-being and safety partnership Initiative The GT endorsed a proposal to form a Community Wellbeing and Safety Partnership Group, at the Nov 9, 2023 GT meeting.

Working Group Communique Student Boarding Facility, December 2023

Architects welcomed to country on the student boarding facility site With a powerful Welcome to Country from Warumungu woman Shalee James, members of the community, Working Group

Barkly Aboriginal Alliance Communique, November – December 2023

Final Governance Table Meeting for 2023 The Alliance met for the final Governance Table meeting of the year with the 3 levels of government, local community leaders and local business.
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A statement from the Australian Government representative overseeing the Deal, Assistant Minister for Regional Development, Senator the Hon Anthony Chisholm

Barkly Aboriginal Alliance Communique, October 2023

New Aboriginal Alliance Members Welcomed The membership drive to gain new members into the Alliance and have wider representation of the 11 Language groups has been gaining momentum

Governance Table Communique, October 2023

The Ministers Visit Senator The Hon Anthony Chisholm, Australian Government Assistant Minister for Regional Development

Barkly Aboriginal Alliance Communique, September 2023

New Aboriginal Alliance Coordinator Appointed In June, the Aboriginal Alliance welcomed Cyril Franey as the new Aboriginal Alliance Coordinator.

Governance Table Communique, September 2023

A welcome to new Communique Backbone staff We are pleased to announce the appointment of our new Executive Officer of the Backbone Team, Deborah Hartman.

A Plan to Make the Most of $17 Billion Investment For the Barkly

The 2030 Barkly Economic Growth Strategy has been developed by working groups of Barkly business leaders, Aboriginal business enterprises, industry groups and community stakeholders.  The Vision developed by the group is uniquely inclusive – Together we are thriving and strong, so everyone in the Barkly region can make the most of opportunities from investment and growth.

Trauma Informed Care: Barkly Regional Deal Sponsers We Al-li

We Al-li are providing culturally informed-trauma integrated workshops in Tennant Creek and is planning to visit communities across the Barkly. The programs, which are free and open to all community members, are for health, sharing culture and regenerating the spirit.

Listening to Regional Voices – Barkly Regional Deal goes to Elliott

Aboriginal Leadership Strengthened in the Barkly

The Barkly Aboriginal Alliance will be supported with $1 million over four years, as recently announced by the Minister for Indigenous Australians, the Hon Ken Wyatt AM MP.

Local Community Grant Program Paints a Bigger Picture for Wutunugurra Artists

The re-birth of a beloved existing space is taking place on Friday 22 October, 2021, fulfilled by the $230,000 upgrade of the Wutunugurra (Epenarra) Art Centre. This project was initiated by the Wutunugurra Local Authority and funded by the Barkly Regional Deal’s Local Community Grants program.

Community Grant Lights up Canteen Creek

Canteen Creek’s streets will be lit up at night, thanks to a new street lighting project funded by the Barkly Regional Deal Local Community Projects Fund.

New Barkly grants program supports locally-led projects in communities and homelands

A new community grants program is being rolled out across the Barkly. The Barkly Regional Deal’s Local Community Projects Fund is a program offering small, medium and large grants for community-led projects in the Barkly’s remote communities and homelands. The grant program is about supporting projects in the regions remote areas and increasing local participation in community development.

Tennant Creek Youth Justice Facility tender: a milestone for community co-design

The tender is out for the new Tennant Creek Youth Justice Facility.This is a milestone for Barkly residents who over the last 18 months have selected the facility’s location and co-designed the building.

A win for strong Barkly voices: Acting Prime Minister announces new logistics facility study

A win for strong Barkly voices: Acting Prime Minister announces new logistics facilitystudy. The Australian and Northern Territory governments are actioning a development priority raisedby the Barkly Regional Deal’s Economic Growth and Support (EGS) Working Group. On 14 January, Acting Prime Minister the Hon Michael McCormack MP announced jointAustralian and Northern Territory Government funding for a $325,000 study for the…