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Annual Report 2003/2004 Department of Business Industry and Resource Development



Annual Report 2003/2004 Department of Business Industry and Resource Development

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OUTPUT 6 - FISHERIES RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT SERVICES Fisheries Resource Development and Management Services provides information and support to the fishing and aquaculture industries, and manages marine resources to ensure sustainable use by fishers. Services include new investment opportunities through aquaculture research, policy development, licensing and developing fishery management plans. Table 14: Performance Report Output 6 Performance Measures 2002-03 Actual 2003-04 Revised Estimate 2003-04 Actual 2004-05 Estimate ,', ' ' "C.'-; Quantity Aquaculture licences maintained1 19 18 18 18 Regional communities engaged in fisheries activities 7 7 7 7 NT fisheries with management arrangements 17 17 17 17 Quality Legislated standards met 80% 80% 80% 80% Customer satisfaction 88% . 88% ' 88% 88% Timeliness Customer satisfaction with timeliness of service 81% 81% 81% 81% Cost Average cost per aquaculture licences maintained $107 000 $150 000 $144 000 $140 000 Average cost of engaging regional communities in fisheries activities $41 000 $100 000 S103 000 $110 000 Average cost of management arrangements for NT fisheries $337 000 $400 000 S380 000 $360 000 Output Cost $8.06M $9.86M $9.72M $9.30M t ro Q_ CD (H "CD U cc < Note 1: in 2003-04, a licensee allow a licence to lapse. The owners are expected to reapply once relevant environmental processes have been completed. Variations: Aquaculture: production of fingerlings for developing industry until industry takes this function over. Regional Communities: increase mainly due to the introduction of the successful marine ranger program. M anagem ent arrangements: variations due mainly to licence buy back. Som e variation across all three output services because of re-allocation of funds for provision of internal services. Department of Business, Industry & Resource Development 55

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