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Budget 2012-2013 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget



Budget 2012-2013 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget

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118 Department of Housing, Local Government and Regional Services Remote Public Housing Provide and manage public housing to ensure Territorians in remote areas and town camps have access to safe, healthy, sustainable and affordable housing, including appropriate tenancy management and maintenance. Meet the needs of Indigenous and remote communities by providing new and upgraded housing and related infrastructure. Provide strategic planning and policy advice, including community engagement, to support the implementation of the Remote Public Housing Framework. Key Deliverables 2011-12 Budget 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget Remote public housing dwellings1 6 924 4 906 5 107 Town camp/community living area housing dwellings1 621 447 449 Refurbished and rebuilt dwellings2 1 175 765 558 New dwellings2,3 350 336 274 Households supported to maintain a successful tenancy through intensive tenancy support programs4 915 915 646 Community housing reference groups established 80 77 77 Indigenous employment on SIHIP5 projects 20% 20% 20% Indigenous employment in tenancy management 50% 50% 50% Indigenous employment in property management 40% 40% 40% 1 Amended measure. Estimates have been revised due to methodology change. 2 Targets for these deliverables were revised as a result of the finalisation of the Implementation Plan for the National Partnership Agreement on Remote Indigenous Housing. 3 Figures are included in the number of remote public housing and town camp dwellings. 4 New measure. Intensive tenancy support program offered to all tenants when they enter a new tenancy agreement. Lower number in 2012-13 consistent with construction targets. 5 Strategic Indigenous Housing and Infrastructure Program. Government Employee Housing Provide housing and manage tenancies for eligible employees of Territory Government agencies. Key Deliverables 2011-12 Budget 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget Dwellings in urban localities 292 289 289 Dwellings in remote localities 1 060 1 023 1 061 Private headleasing arrangements 582 623 661 Output Group: Local Government, Regional and Community Services Outcome: Stronger regions and communities. Output Group/Output 2011-12 Budget 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget $000 $000 $000 Local Government, Regional and Community Services 99 963 131 974 101 358 Local Government 84 975 110 052 85 725 Regional Development 6 051 8 429 6 287 Interpreter and Translator Services 7 989 11 369 7 276 Water Safety and Animal Welfare 948 2 124 2 070 Key Variations The Local Government output increase in 2011-12 is primarily due to one-off Commonwealth funding of $22.7million for the Community Development Employment

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