Remote Community Stores

Remote Community Stores

MODE was the project architect for a number of the locations, in the Department of the Prime Minister & Cabinet (DPM&C) managed, Aboriginals Benefits Account (ABA) Stores Infrastructure Project, which aims to upgrade and construct new community stores and manager’s housing in 18 communities across the Northern Territory.

Client: Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet
Location: Various Locations, NT


The project was part of the ‘Closing the Gap’ strategy to improve living conditions in remote indigenous communities. MODE have provided architecture, landscape architecture, interior design and graphic design services for those in:

  • Areyonga

  • Bulla

  • Bulman

  • Canteen Creek

  • Epenarra

  • Haasts Bluff

  • Papunya

  • Peppimenarti

  • Yuendumu

The majority of stores are indigenous owned businesses and a key source of food, drink and grocery items for local communities.

* Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples should be aware that this website may contain images or names of people who may be deceased.