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Banjima Healthy 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.

Information

Supports and assists with expenses towards the maintenance of a healthy standard of living. This assistance can provide members the opportunity to access funds to meet expenses associated with the costs of household expenses, goods and services to maintain an active lifestyle.

What is covered:

Included Items
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
Passports

 

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.

 

                                                                          
Allowances         

For the period 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020

Policy Beneficiary Allowance
Healthy Living Project $ 3,300

Note: Cash payments and reimbursements cannot be paid to any beneficiary.

 

Eligibility

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

  • A registered Banjima beneficiary
  • A registered Daisy beneficiary

Please Note:

  • 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.

How to apply

  • Log in to our new Member Portal and apply online
    • Don't have a Member Portal login? Give us a call and we'll set it up for you.
    • If you have one but need more information, please see our Member Portal User Guide.

OR

  • Download and complete the BCT Healthy Living Project application form below

                                  

If you choose to download the form, please be sure to:

  1. Provide supporting evidence, such as:
  • Quote or tax invoice (includes the seller’s Australian business number (ABN), what is being requested, its cost (including GST, if any) and date of issue)
  1. Submit application by sending forms and evidence to Member Services by:
  2. You will be contacted by BNTAC with the outcome of your application.
  3. If you are not happy with the outcome, you can appeal a decision.
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