Government programs

Community Innovation Through Collaboration programme and the Local Solutions Fund

The Community Innovation Through Collaboration programme closed on 30 June 2014, including the following elements:

  • ongoing costs associated with the role of the Government Action Leaders and Community Action Leaders, and
  • uncommitted grant funding for 2013-14 and 2014-15

Local Solutions Fund projects which are already contractually committed for the 2014-15 financial year will continue to June 2015 in line with agreed funding arrangements.

School Enrolment and Attendance Measure (SEAM)

The School Enrolment and Attendance Measure (SEAM) aims to improve school enrolment and attendance rates of children in the Northern Territory.

Under SEAM, parents are required to enrol any school-aged children under their care in school and make sure that they attend school every day, or their payments may be stopped.

Supporting Jobless Families

Supporting Jobless Families is a 3 year trial from 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2015, offering additional support to Parenting Payment customers. The trial is designed to enhance child health, early learning and development and support family wellbeing.