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Regional Highlights 2004-2005



Regional Highlights 2004-2005

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Tabled Papers for 9th Assembly 2001 - 2005; Tabled papers for 9th Assembly 2001 - 2005; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT




Tabled By Sydney Stirling


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Palm erston and Rural 2004-05 Northern Territory Budget 12 Regional Highlights Palm erston and Rural Regional Highlights 13 2004-05 Northern Territory Budget $0.65M for bushfi re mitigation and control services in the region $0.64M for volunteer bushfi re brigades in the region $10 000 for births, death and marriages registration services at the Palmerston Community Care premises $50 000 for an emergency response call out service for Darwin and Palmerston, to help people with disabilities to remain living independently Better Schooling $36.18M for primary and early childhood education in 11 urban schools $19.19M assistance to non government schools $12.39M secondary education at Palmerston High School, Taminmin High School and Don Dale Centre $9.93M for early childhood, primary and post primary education in 11 remote schools $3.27M for student and school support services including curricula to schools and special education needs support $10M for the Palmerston secondary facility $4.73M for school and special transport services in the Darwin and Palmerston regions $1.48M for Territory student assistance travel schemes and remote teacher housing $2.81M for Indigenous Education Strategic Initiatives Programs to improve the education of Indigenous students $1.8M for Commonwealth Targeted Programs, for example Strategic Assistance for Improving Student Outcomes and National Drug Education Strategy $0.8M for programs to support students with a disability $0.76M for open learning educational programs to students and support for teachers of music, language, health, physical education, and Board of Studies Better Health $16.5M for community-based health services in the region $2.8M for renal dialysis services to support clients in their homes and community-based treatment Northern Territory Budget East Arm Port works: - $10.3M for oil pipelines for infrastructure to transfer fuel from the new bulk liquids berth at East Arm Wharf to the proposed Joint Use Terminal - $7M for the bulk loading facility at East Arm Port - $2M for an incinerator to manage quarantine and hazardous waste - $0.45M for minor new works including mud treatment, replacing navigation buoys, infrastructure and workshop improvements $3.8M capital grant to PowerWater for power to Dundee plus $1.35M from PowerWater $8M Darwin Correctional Centre low security facility $4.5M Litchfi eld Loop road stage 1, sealing further 15 kilometres $1.6M Cox Peninsula Road complete seal to Belyuen $1.3M for traffi c signals at the Berrimah Road and Export Drive intersection and duplication to Cochrane Street $0.5M Fog Bay Road upgrade and seal 3 kilometres between Cox Peninsula Road and Namarada Drive $0.5M for drainage improvements and partial sealing of beef roads - Oolloo, Fleming and Cadell Roads $0.5M Mary River Wetlands saltwater intrusion control works, at Sampan and Tommycut Creeks $1.8M Palmerston Recreation Centre headworks necessary prior to the construction of a multi-purpose recreation centre $0.38M upgrade water storage at Peppimenarti $0.37M upgrade high voltage distribution at Palumpa $0.23M upgrade police holding cell at Batchelor $0.15M Driver Primary School upgrade $0.13M Bakewell Primary School upgrade Infrastructure Highlights