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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; 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 $0.64M for a coordinated range of services to minimise the harm associated with alcohol, tobacco and other drugs Regional Development $0.46M to manage Crown land and associated buildings $12.24M to provide public transport services in Darwin, Palmerston and Outer Darwin $4.11M for Indigenous Community Housing Organisations to construct, maintain and manage community housing stock for Indigenous clients $0.45M funding for regional libraries at Palmerston, Taminmin, Batchelor, Adelaide River, Wadeye, Peppimenarti and Jabiru Lifestyle and Environment $2M grant for the Palmerston Magpies Football to relocate to Charles Darwin University Palmerston campus $1.6M to continue the Community Harmony Strategy in Darwin and Palmerston, addressing the health, well-being and social behaviours of itinerant groups $1.04M for fi re management and prescribed burning, weed management and feral animal control programs to protect life, assets and biodiversity in parks $0.9M to monitor and assess the regions groundwater and surface water resources $0.61M for visitor management programs in parks $0.32M to implement joint park management arrangements $0.15M for feral animal control programs $0.19M to monitor biodiversity in Kakadu and Litchfi eld Parks $0.26M for conservation and interpretive projects for Territory WWII heritage sites $75 000 for the Junior Park Ranger program in schools $55 000 to assess biodiversity values in Darwin and Litchfi eld wetlands $50 000 for a competition to design and construct a greenhouse-friendly house in Palmerston to celebrate the 2004 Year of the Built Environment $40 000 for fl ood forecasting services for the Daly River $10 000 to monitor the impact of bushfi re smoke on air quality $60 000 for the Marine Ranger Program in Wadeye $3.84M funding to support the Territory Wildlife Park $0.59M funding to support biodiversity and conservation activities for natural habitats in the Top End Northern Territory Budget