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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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171 Department of Justice Budget Highlights for 2012-13 Society $1.96million increase to manage rising prisoner numbers. $6.1million increase for New Era in Corrections initiatives. $0.7million increase for the operation of the Alice Springs Juvenile Detention Centre. $0.15million to manage residential building consumer complaints as part of the new Residential Building Consumer Package and $0.1million for communication and training to assist with the implementation of the package. $0.3million to continue operation of the Office of the Commissioner for Public Interest Disclosures. $1.45million for the Environment Protection Authority, transferred from the Department of Natural Resources, Environment, the Arts and Sport. $0.9million increase for the Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission to provide legal assistance services to disadvantaged Territorians. $2.2million in grants from the Community Benefit Fund for gambling amelioration and research programs. $15.7million in grants to the racing industry as part of industry funding agreements. $0.9million for the establishment and ongoing operation of the Youth Justice Unit. $0.1million for increased community-based diversion programs. $0.93million for the implementation of National Uniform Work Health and Safety Laws. Health and Wellbeing $3.3million increase for the Enough is Enough Alcohol Reform program, including an additional $2.1million for the operation of the Substance Misuse and Referral for Treatment(SMART) Court and an additional $1.1million for the operation of the Alcohol and Other Drugs Tribunal. $M 2012-13 New Capital Works Alice Springs Correctional Centre: new and upgraded infrastructure to support an additional 50beds 4.6 construct a 20-bed Supported Accommodation and Program Centre 5.8 Darwin Youth Justice Court renovations 1.0 New Era in Corrections additional beds to support alcohol and other drugs services 1.6