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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2021 Week 05 Hansard (Thursday, 13 May 2021) . . Page.. 1546 ..


In response to recommended improvements in the evaluation report, the current program contract includes outputs related to increasing participation rates, increasing awareness of program activities, working with partner agencies and community safety assessments.

The program will be further evaluated in 2021-22 through the ANU Research Collaboration that supports the RR25by25 Plan. This will inform the direction of program beyond June 2022.

(4) Reclink is currently funded to run the program in the following Housing ACT sites:

Kanangra Court

Jerilderie Court

Reid Court

Braddon Court

Illawarra Court

(5) The High Density Housing Project (now Strong Connected Neighbourhoods program), was only running in the Ainslie Ave precinct at the time of the evaluation. The focus of the evaluation was that project / program and no other Housing ACT sites were within that scope.

(6) See the list of sites provided in response to question (4).

(7) No.

In 2020, the Strong Connected Neighbourhoods program was modified to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

With the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, normal program activities are resuming.

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1https://aic.gov.au/publications/rr/rr6


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders—legal services(Question No 201)

Mrs Kikkert asked the Attorney-General, upon notice, on 23 April 2021:

(1) In relation to the Justice Housing Program, is the Ngurrambi program still being funded; if not, why is this program not receiving any funding and which community organisations were consulted before decided to cut funding; if so, how much funding is the program receiving this year and over the forward estimates until 2024.

(2) Which community organisations will the ACT Government be partnering with to deliver the Ngurrambi Program.

(3) Are there any plans to expand the program to non-Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.


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