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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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181 Department of Justice Community Corrections Provides assessment, monitoring and supervision services to community-based adult and juvenile clients in line with orders issued by the courts and the ParoleBoard. Key Deliverables 2011-12 Budget 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget Daily average number of offenders under supervision: adult1 1 400 1 200 1 400 juvenile 120 120 120 Order commencements: adult 1 200 1 200 1 200 juvenile 90 90 90 Proportion of orders completed successfully2 70% 70% 70% Community work hours completed 15 000 15 000 15 000 1 Estimate reduced due to delays in the introduction of the Justice (Corrections) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill2011 until February 2012. 2 Orders completed during the year that were not breached. Juvenile Detention Provides a safe and secure juvenile detention service including rehabilitation, reintegration and care of juvenile detainees. Key Deliverables 2011-12 Budget 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget Daily average number of juvenile detainees1 70 40 50 Expected peak beds required1,2 80 50 60 Proportion of case management plans that include post-release options 100% 100% 100% 1 Decreases in 2011-12 estimate due to a peak in juvenile detainee numbers in March 2011, which have since returned to more normal growth projections. 2 The maximum number of beds required to accommodate fluctuations in juvenile detainees above the daily average. Output Group: Policy Coordination Outcome: To enhance coordination and integration of agency and whole of government activities and services, ensuring quality policy development and effective service delivery. Output Group/Output 2011-12 Budget 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget $000 $000 $000 Policy Coordination 17 486 18 489 17 081 Community Justice Policy 3 481 3 205 2 516 Legal Policy 2 544 2 644 2 470 Research and Statistics 1 651 1 973 1 796 Community Benefit Fund 2 214 2 476 2 214 Community Justice Grants 7 596 8 191 8 085 Key Variations The decrease in the Policy Coordination output group in 2012-13 relates to Commonwealth funding carried forward into 2011-12 but not ongoing. The increase in the Community Justice Grants output is due to additional ongoing funding from 2011-12 to support the Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission.

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