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NT Conference 2015

logo-gs-png‘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.

PROGRAM DAY ONE

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

PROGRAM DAY TWO

Why Human Rights Matter
Why Human Rights Matter – The Role of Civil Society in Monitoring Human Rights Violations

Are Current Policies and Systems Really Adding Value?
Are Current Policies & Systems Really Adding Value – Lisa Fowkes

Ethical Behaviour in Tough Times
Ethical Behaviour in Tough Times – Dr Tessa Boyd-Caine
Ethical Behaviour in Tough Times – Danielle Campbell

Working Together for Positive Outcomes
Working Together for Positive Outcomes – Genuine Partnerships Grow Well, Live Well – Laura Bachman