‘Tough Times, Hard Decisions, Strong Sector’, June 2015 Papers

The NTCOSS Conference was the meeting place for key stakeholders across the social policy, service provision and welfare community to build a strong vision for the NT community sector and for social justice. The 2015 NTCOSS Conference theme was ‘Tough Times, Hard Decisions, Strong Sector’.

Papers from the NTCOSS Conference are being posted as they become available.


Keynote Address: Humanity will win against Humiliation

Dr John Falzon, Chief Executive Officer St. Vincent de Paul Society National Council of Australia

Humanity will win against humiliation

Positioning the Territory for the Future

Janet Hanigan, Executive Director Social Policy Coordination Division DCM

Positioning the Territory for the Future presentation

The State of Social Services, a Federal Perspective

Dr Tessa Boyd-Caine, ACOSS

The State of Social Services-A Federal Perspective presentation

Local Impacts of Social Policy

Local Impacts of Social Policy – Housing

Local Impacts of Social Policy – Mental Health

Strengthening Community

Strengthening Community – Purple House

Strengthening Community- A pilot collaboration between DCF & RANT

Strengthening Community – NPY Women’s Council

Strengthening Community – Transport