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Alice Springs Town Camp Agreement

Category: Agreement
Sub Category:Funding Agreement
Location:Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
Payments:
  • - Federal government to Tangentyere Council for upgrades to facilities and housing ($50 million)
  • Subject Matter:Collaboration / Partnership | Consultation | Economic Development | Employment and Training | Health and Community Services | Housing, Construction and Infrastructure | Local Government | Management / Administration
    Summary Information:
    The Koori Mail (2 July 2008) reported that the Tangentyere Council, which represents 18 housing associations overseeing the Alice Springs town camps, had accepted an offer from the Federal Government of $50 million for housing and infrastructure upgrades in return for 40 year leases over the land.

    Outcomes:
    According to a press release by Jenny Macklin MP on 10 July 2008, $2.5 million in housing upgrades were underway.

    Related Entries

    Organisation
  • Tangentyere Council - Signatory
  • Commonwealth of Australia - Signatory

  • References

    General Reference
    SBS World News Australia (26 June 2008) Alice Springs town camps to sign lease
    Media Release
    (10 July 2008) $5.3 million upgrade for Tangentyere housing
    Newspaper Article
    Koori Mail (2 July 2008) Town Camps Deal

    Glossary

    Funding Agreement

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