Many of the attendees had contributed to the Royal Commission and provided advice and guidance to the Northern Territory Government on implementing the recommendations of the Royal Commission. This input was influential in shaping the Northern Territory Government’s record investment into fixing the broken systems, contributing $229.6 Million to support Generational Change for Children and Families.
Some of the key programs of the reform include:
Ken Davies, Chair of the Children and Families Standing Committee outlined the level of commitment and involvement required from all levels of Government (including the Commonwealth Government), service sector and community to achieve the changes that local communities need and deserve.
Further forums have taken place in Katherine, Alice Springs and Tennant Creek throughout May.