Masonic gains NT patron

The territory’s Administrator has agreed to be the patron for Masonic Homes.

NT Administrator Tom Pauling with a Tiwi Gardens resident and local high school students.

The Northern Territory’s Administrator, Tom Pauling has accepted an invitation from Masonic Homes to serve as its patron in the territory.

The aged care and retirement living operator is close to completing more than $35 million worth of projects in Darwin.

For the past two years it has been developing the Tiwi Gardens Seniors Living Community in the city’s northern suburbs  in a bid to become a leading provider of services to older Territorians.

Mr Pauling accepted the offer from Masonic Homes in a formal letter.

“The Administrator is pleased that the services provided by Masonic Homes to seniors is developing and helping to keep families within the Northern Territory,” the letter said.

“His Honour would be delighted to accept your kind invitation.”

The news was welcomed by the organisation’s CEO, Doug Strain.

“As a leading employer, developer and provider in the Territory, it is only fitting that we should have an NT Patron,” he said.

“We are delighted that His Honour has accepted our invitation and we look forward to a continued association on behalf of the NT Seniors we provide services for.”

Mr Pauling has visited Tiwi Gardens on a number of occasions to see the range of retirement living options, community care services and residential care on offer.

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