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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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161 Department of Resources Output Group/Output 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget $000 $000 Resource Industry Development 77 894 69 012 Minerals and Energy 27 318 21 887 Primary Industry 39 533 36 014 Fisheries 11 043 11 111 Total Expenses 77 894 69 012 Appropriation Output 53 499 53 069 Capital 389 251 Commonwealth 6 235 1 474 2012-13 Staffing: 471 Agency Profile The Department of Resources is responsible for developing and implementing Governments priorities for the management and development of the Territorys resource-based industries. The agencys activities are focused on sustainable and productive farming, sustainable use of fish resources, and responsible recovery of minerals and energy resources. In working with its resource-based industry partners, the agency aims to stimulate and sustain economic development throughout the Territory. Strategic Issues for 2012-13 Economic Sustainability Capturing and disseminating information to encourage the responsible development of the Northern Territorys primary industry, fisheries, and minerals and energy resources. Facilitating industry access and utilisation of land and water resources. Undertaking scientific research and providing extension services to enhance industry productivity and profitability. Supporting economic development and participation for Indigenous people. Environment Administering biosecurity laws relating to plant health, animal health and the use of agricultural and veterinary chemicals. Protecting aquatic ecosystems from pests and diseases. Developing wild stock and aquaculture fisheries while maintaining ecological values. Regulating the exploration, mining and production of minerals and energy. Managing the residual risks associated with legacy mine sites.

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