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Banjima Healthy Living Project

This project supports and assists with expenses towards the maintenance of a healthy standard of living.

Project Purpose:

Improving the circumstances and conditions of daily life determines our health and wellbeing for current and future generations. Being included in the society in which one lives is vital to the material, psychosocial, and political empowerment that underpins social well-being and equitable health.

Policy Beneficiary Allowance
Healthy Living Project               $ 3,300

Note: Policy dates 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020. Cash payments and reimbursements cannot be paid to any beneficiary.

Covered by the project
House hold expenses and everyday cost of living (bills, groceries, fuel)
Health & sports & recreational activities
Medical and dental costs (surgery, travel to appointments, mobility vehicles, but excluding cash for carers' costs)
House improvements including swimming pools, landscaping, rubbish removal Housing deposits
Mobile housing (such as caravans, camper trailers)
Removalist costs
Cleaning services
Day-care and afterschool care (excluding cash payments to carers)
Firearms for hunting (with valid licence and registration according to firearms laws and regulations)
Tools and equipment
Emergency accommodation
Funeral Costs
Lore & Culture meetings
Toys
Education and training costs including lessons (e.g. music) and tuition and associated equipment
Car repairs and registration
Travel and accommodation costs related to travelling to and from meetings, conferences or Indigenous cultural events (additional to Trust community meetings)
IT - IT services, computers, laptops, software, hardware, tablets, i-pads, mobile phones, prepaid credit
Insurance costs (life, vehicle, house, travel, pet insurance)
TVs and DVDs
Pharmaceuticals
Housing/ Caravan Park rental, bond and mortgage payments
Household items (cooling and heating devices, whitegoods, cooking appliances, linen, furniture)
Purchase of vehicles, vehicle loan payments
Companion / pet purchase and costs
Lore & Culture meetings
Clothing
 

Exclusions: Cash payments (including for rent, boarding and credit cards), legal costs, fines/penalties/criminal related costs, dirt bikes/boats/jet skis, alcohol and tobacco products, gambling, celebrated events (weddings/birthdays etc), weapons, tax debt.

Note: we are unable to pay for Birth/Marriage/Death Certificates and Passports as the agencies who control these documents will only accept payment over the counter at the time of request.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this assistance, an applicant must meet beneficiary criteria as follows:

  • A registered Banjima beneficiary
  • A registered Daisy beneficiary
  • No allocations of funds can be transferred to another member
  • As per clause 6.7 of the Trust Deed, the Trustee may not provide money or a money equivalent to individual beneficiaries. Payments will be made directly to the seller or service provider.

 

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