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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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120 Department of Housing, Local Government and Regional Services Interpreter and Translator Services Provide interpreter and translator services for Territorians with English as their second language to alleviate language barriers and enable fair and equitable access to government and non-government services. Key Deliverables 2011-12 Budget 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget Aboriginal Interpreter Service Bookings attended1,2 4 800 4 800 4 800 Registered interpreters3 400 404 400 NAATI4 accredited or recognised interpreters5 66 66 100 Languages covered1 104 104 104 Interpreting and Translating Service NT Interpreting bookings attended1 5 000 7 000 7 500 Translating assignments completed1 900 1 000 1 500 Registered interpreters 200 200 210 Registered translators 90 90 95 NAATI accredited or recognised interpreters and translators 75 85 88 Languages covered 65 65 68 1 New measure. 2 Bookings include one-off interpreting jobs and booking of interpreters on weekly duty rosters. Rostered interpreters complete various numbers of interpreting jobs per day, depending on demand. Rosters are calculated as equivalent to 2.5 bookings per day. 3 Registered interpreters are recruited on a casual needs basis. 4 NAATI National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters. 5 New measure. Water Safety and Animal Welfare Promote safer communities through the Water Safety Strategy and administration of the Swimming Pool Safety Act and the Animal Welfare Act. Key Deliverables 2011-12 Budget 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget Water Safety Enrolments in the Under 5 Water Safety Awareness Program 1 100 1 100 1 200 Under 5 Water Safety Awareness Program completion rate 80% 80% 80% New pool fencing inspections conducted within three weeks of application 70% 70% 70% Animal Welfare Complaints responded to within three days 90% 95% 90% Funds granted $0.2M $0.2M $0.2M