"If I am the face of mental illness in this community, then to me that's a good thing. Because I want everyone to know that I am here and present because of the support I receive from my family, friends, health professionals, and medication."
As part of Mental Health Week, well-known Jabiru resident Shari Aluni speaks to The Wire about her journey through Bipolar Affective Disorder and the need for more community awareness and support.
THE Territory Government is committing $1.5 million to upgrade the barge landing at Maningrida as part of a plan to invest in the economic future of the West Arnhem community.
Infrastructure Minister Peter Styles said work on the all-important barge landing was part of an NT Government push to invest in local job creation, business development and infrastructure works in Maningrida.