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



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

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




Tabled By Delia Lawrie


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2008-09 Budget 42 Budget Initiatives 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 Estimate Budget Forward Estimates $000 $000 $000 $000 $000 Department of Local Government, Housing and Sport Closing the Gap initiatives Community Infrastructure Grants to support local government reform 1 000 1 000 1 000 1 000 1 000 Funding to establish local community boards to allow community representation in the local government shires and promote Indigenous leadership 200 400 700 700 1 000 Expansion of remote community sport and recreation programs 500 1 000 1 000 1 000 1 000 Other initiatives Additional funding for establishment and related costs for new local government shire councils 5 000 Drinking water system upgrades and monitoring of safe drinking water for Indigenous communities 2 100 600 600 600 600 Support to secure a five-year international cricket agreement for Darwin 2 100 New sporting infrastructure program to provide grants to organisations, clubs and communities to construct and repair sporting facilities 1 000 1 000 Contribution towards a new swimming pool in Litchfield Shire 1 500 Increased support for the Aboriginal Interpreter Service and Interpreting and Translating Service NT 350 350 350 350 Support to establish a Territory AFL team in either South Australian or Western Australian competitions from 2009 200 200 200 200 Extension of two pool safety advisors and support for the administration and regulation of the Swimming Pool Safety Act 116 200 200 Support for a Northern Territory netball team to compete in the Tier 2 National Netball Competition in 2008 50 Total 5 466 11 850 5 050 3 850 4 150

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