Administrators Address to the Ninth Legislative Assembly
Tabled paper 11
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Tabled By Speaker
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-2 to recognise that good health is the most important gift of all and provide an across the board package of programs to buttress and improve the good health of Territorians; to reinvigorate our education system, by providing the highest possible priority to Territory schools; to ensure that Territorians develop the skills and capabilities to take up employment in the new growth industries; to implement a law and order regime which has the objective of building safer communities; to protect and conserve the environment for the use and enjoyment of current and future generations of Territorians; to listen and attend to those individuals and groups within the community that have particular requirements from Government, including Indigenous people, women, the younger generation and Senior Territorians; to invest appropriately in those pursuits and activities where Government can add to the quality of life and opportunity of Territorians, including sport, recreation, the arts and culture; and to promote trade and good relations with our interstate and overseas neighbours. All of these objectives are important. However, the achievement of most of the objectives of my Government and the essential outcome demanded by most Territorians is the strength and growth of the Territory economy. Therefore, this is where I will begin to outline the program of my Government in more detail. GROWING THE ECONOMY Changes in the global economy, as well as subsequent developments such as the collapse of one of Australias two major airlines and the terrorist attacks in the United States have indicated the appropriateness of Government and the community working together to plan and set long term strategies for our collective futures. Hence
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