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Homes North staff joined with residents to take part in Armidale’s annual Reconciliation Bridge Walk, held on Sunday 28th May to celebrate National Reconciliation Week. Armidale’s walk across Stephens Bridge is inspired by the Sydney Harbour Reconciliation Bridge Walk where 300,000 people walked in support of National Reconciliation Week...

Homes North and TAFE New England worked together to inspire a number of tenants to try out some short courses TAFE was offering in Nail and Beauty, Aged Care and Horticulture. The “Taster Qualifications” were run for 4 weeks so the students could get a taste of studying at TAFE and to find out if they would like to do further study in an area of interest. Homes North’s Tenant Participation Officer Joy Wilson contacted tenants in Gunnedah to let them know about this opportunity and then provided ongoing support....

Less than 2 years after applying for a tenancy in the Affordable Housing Program, my family and I are grateful to be living with a sense of security that a home provides. The move to a Homes North (Armidale) rental property has given us the opportunity to make progress in ways that contribute to living well....