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Annual Report 2006-2007 Department of Natural Resources Environment and the Arts



Annual Report 2006-2007 Department of Natural Resources Environment and the Arts

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Corporate Governance The Agency cannot do all that is needed on its own. It can only fulfil its role through effective partnerships and through its ability to influence others to share our Vision. Key Functional Responsibilities The Agencys Key Functional Responsibilities, or what it is required to do by the Northern Territory Government, is determined in Budget Paper 3. These key functional responsibilities are determined as priorities by government for the Agency to manage. They are: Conserve for posterity the Territorys parks and reserves, historic buildings, archives and permanent museum and art gallery collections Protect heritage sites and objects ands threatened wildlife Support community involvement in the environment and heritage and develop, promote and grow the arts sector and screen industries, by providing information, grants and in-kind financial assistance targeted at: o heritage; history; o achieving sustainable environmental practices; o addressing climate change; natural resource management; regional museums; and o arts and film industries. Assess and advise government on environmental issues arising from proposed land uses and predict and mitigate threats created by: > floods; o climate change; wildfires; o invasive species; o resource degradation; and o nuisance wildlife. Investigate, monitor, recommend and enforce sustainable utilisation of natural resources including water, native vegetation and wildlife Create commercial, educational and recreational opportunities through the use of natural resources, artistic and creative enterprises and government owned institutions including: e the Territory Wildlife and Alice Springs Desert Park; o The Araluen Arts Centre; o Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory; o heritage buildings; o botanic gardens; and the parks estates. Business Units All business units within the Agency undertake regular business planning to ensure alignment with government priorities, initatives and outcomes. N O R T H E R N ' T E R R I T O R Y G O V E R N M E N T B S P A 13? IB B Ml? P i. b. f i E g o ^ T 8 S @ @ = 8 a a v

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