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Budget Paper No.2 Fiscal and Economic Outlook 2008-2009

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Title

Budget Paper No.2 Fiscal and Economic Outlook 2008-2009

Other title

Tabled paper 1293

Collection

Tabled papers for 10th Assembly 2005 - 2008; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT

Date

2008-05-06

Description

Tabled By Delia Lawrie

Notes

Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.

Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

File type

application/pdf

Use

Copyright

Copyright owner

See publication

License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Series/C1968A00063

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/283912

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/410393

Page content

37 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 Estimate Budget Forward Estimates $000 $000 $000 $000 $000 Department of Employment, Education and Training Closing the Gap initiatives Stakeholders Partnership Program to improve student engagement and community involvement 285 1 203 1 705 1 705 1 705 Introduction of a full attendance team to track school attendance and implement strategies to increase attendance 200 400 400 400 400 Value of Schooling education campaign to promote education for children in remote communities 250 100 100 100 Additional teachers to increase education opportunities for all children in remote communities 530 1 500 2 400 3 600 4 800 New mobile preschools for children in remote communities 500 1 500 2 000 2 500 3 000 Two regional senior studies hostels to support education for children in remote communities 100 200 200 200 Expanded IT provision to schools in remote communities 300 600 600 600 600 Introduction of Childrens Services Regulations 200 200 200 200 Child Protection Unit to provide specialist support to schools including ten student counsellors for remote communities 300 500 700 900 1 030 Expansion of the Chief Ministers Wesley Lanhapuy Scholarship Program to recruit and train more Indigenous teachers 120 120 120 140 Supporting Indigenous employment by transitioning to real jobs 500 1 125 1 125 1 125 1 125 Other initiatives Special needs funding to assist students with intellectual disabilities, high level behavioural needs and emotional difficulties 1 700 1 700 1 700 1 700 Grant to Charles Darwin University to support the United Nations University Institute of Indigenous Knowledge 500 500 500 500 500 Furniture, fittings, equipment and wireless laptops for middle years classes across the Territory 2 002 Coaster buses to assist with student transport in ten larger remote Indigenous communities from the beginning of the 2008 school year 175 350 350 350 350 Information and communications technology equipment for Darwin Middle School and the Palmerston High School extension 423 282 25 25 25 Total 5 715 10 330 12 125 14 025 15 875


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