Howard Springs Facility Celebrates Official Opening, Marking a Milestone in Community Development

Carers NT’s Howard Springs facility was officially opened on 29 November 2023, at 10:40 am. The Honourable Hugh Heggie PSM and Ms Ruth Eirwen Jones graced the occasion with their presence. His Honour and our esteemed Chairperson, Gail Marsh unveiled the plaque, symbolising the official inauguration of the facility in the presence of dignitaries, stakeholders, valued clients, and our dedicated staff.

Carer’s NT’s Chairperson took the opportunity to shed light on the purpose and future plans for the newly launched facility. She emphasised the organisation’s dedication to expanding its services across Darwin and rural areas. His Honour, Hugh Heggie, expressed his appreciation for the invaluable services provided by Carers NT to the community. His Honour highlighted the pivotal role of Carers NT extending its services into the rural area, ensuring better access to the supports people need.

In the event, one of our valued carers, Robyne has graciously shared about her caring journey and personal experience with Carers NT. Her testimony highlighted the impact of our services on her life, and her gratitude resonated with the audience.


The Howard Springs Facility will serve as a day respite for aged care clients, providing a supportive environment where they can engage in activities and receive personalized care. Additionally, it will function as a short-term respite for NDIS participants, ensuring that our services cater to the diverse needs of those we care for.

The facility represents a commitment to community well-being, and we are confident that it will play a crucial role in enhancing the quality of life for individuals in the region.