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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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183 Department of Justice Community Benefit Fund Administers funding support for gambling-related research and amelioration programs for problem gambling, as well as small grants for general community development and improvement projects. Key Deliverables 2011-12 Budget 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget Grants administered: gambling amelioration grants1 7 2 2 gambling research grants 1 2 1 community organisation grants2 300 200 200 1 Gambling Amelioration Grants Community Benefit Committee recommendations to consolidate funding into two grants were accepted. 2 Community organisation grants decrease in revenue has resulted in less funding being available, resulting in fewer grants. Community Justice Grants Manages and monitors payments to non-government sector organisations, including grants to the Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission and funding for the Public Safety Model. Key Deliverables 2011-12 Budget 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget Grants administered 11 11 11 Grant payments approved within five working days of receiving a satisfactory progress report 100% 100% 100% Output Group: Licensing, Regulation and Alcohol Strategy Outcome: To promote community wellbeing and safety through effective and efficient regulatory operations, education and strategic policy leadership and coordination of the Alcohol Reform Program across the Northern Territory Government. Output Group/Output 2011-12 Budget 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget $000 $000 $000 Licensing, Regulation and Alcohol Strategy 34 269 38 605 37 277 Licensing, Regulation and Alcohol Strategy 14 805 21 000 12 815 Licensing and Regulation Grants 13 783 13 211 16 851 Alcohol Reform Program 5 681 4 394 7 611 Key Variations The increase in the Licensing, Regulation and Alcohol Strategy output group in 2011-12 relates to specific Commonwealth funding carried forward into 2011-12 but not ongoing. The movements in the Licensing and Regulation Grants output relate to the timing of payments. The increase in the Alcohol Reform Program output in 2012-13 relates to additional funding for the Enough is Enough Alcohol Reform program.

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