Grants open for Homelands electrical and fire safety upgrades

first_imgGrants open for Homelands electrical and fire safety upgrades Department of Territory Families, Housing and CommunitiesThe Northern Territory Government is investing more than $2.1 million to improve safety of housing in homelands across the Territory.In the Northern and Arafura regions, $1.1 million is available through the Electrical and Fire Safety Maintenance Program across 131 homelands and 498 houses.The Electrical and Fire Safety Maintenance Program will improve the safety and conditions of northern homeland residents by reducing the risk of:electrocutionelectrical fireelectrical hazards.In the Southern region, $989,000 will be allocated through the East MacDonnell Homelands Housing Upgrade Program to contribute to the housing and infrastructure maintenance and upgrades across three homelands, 12 houses and one ablution.Suitably qualified and eligible businesses are invited to apply for these two grant opportunities and must hold a current Contractor Accreditation Limited (CAL) accreditation equal to or greater than the value of the contract.Works for both programs are expected to commence in July 2021 and to be completed and invoiced by 30 June 2022.Applications for grants open Monday 19 April 2021 and close Monday 17 May 2021.To apply, go to grants.nt.gov.au. /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:AusPol, Australia, fire, Government, housing, infrastructure, Northern Territory, Safety, southernlast_img read more