Evaluation of the Palmerston-Tiwi Islands Communities for Children program: Final report

John Guenther, Allan Arnott

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    In 2005, Red Cross Australia (Northern Territory) commenced in its role as the Facilitating Partner for the then Australian Government (Department of Families and Communities) funded Communities for Children program for Palmerston and Tiwi Islands. This site was one of 45 sites chosen for the Communities for Children program, funded under the Stronger Families and Communities Strategy. The funding conditions for the required a local evaluation of the program. The site was also part of a national evaluation conducted across all sites.
    Community Partners chosen for the program have changed over time. A total of nine organisations managed Community Partner activities in the current year. Their projects are reflected in this report. Apart from Red Cross, the organisations are Palmerstone Library, Charles Darwin University, Early Childhood Australia, Childbirth Education Association, YWCA of Darwin, Good Beginnings, Healthy Living Northern Territory and Save The Children.
    This report represents a local evaluation of the projects funded at the end of the life of the Communities for Children program. The report was compiled for Red Cross by Research and Evaluation Consultancy, Cat Conatus.
    Data for this project was collected in the period from July to November 2008.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationUlverstone, Tasmania
    PublisherCat Conatus
    Number of pages99
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2009


    • Tiwi Islands
    • children
    • cost-benefit analysis
    • review


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