The owners of 18 Top End homes built in the past decade have been told their houses may not withstand cyclonic weather conditions after they were found to be structurally flawed.
- Eighteen Palmerston homes have been deemed structurally unsound in a government-commissioned assessment
- The NT government said homeowners are not at immediate risk but would need to evacuate during a cyclone
- The homeowners are now seeking building compensation to cover the cost of repairs
All owners have been urged to seek alternative shelter in the event of a cyclone, while some are facing the question of who will cover the costly repair bill.
The Northern Territory government said all 18 Palmerston properties were built by the same builder, which they…