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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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Tabled Papers for 11th Assembly 2008 - 2012; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT




Tabled By Delia Lawrie


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198 Tourism NT $1.7 million to attract business events to the Territory including conferences, exhibitions, corporate meetings and incentive travel. $1.5 million towards China market activation including inmarket campaigns, improved Chinaspecific digital assets, working with the local tourism industry to improve Chinareadiness and increased alignment with Tourism Australias activities in China. $0.74million for attracting major tourism infrastructure investment into the Territory including accommodation in national parks through the Territory Governments SignatureLodges initiative. $0.65million to facilitate ongoing development of Indigenous tourism experiences, increased capacity of Indigenous tourism businesses and Indigenous employment in mainstream tourism businesses. $0.45million for inmarket operations in South East Asia, leveraging from the Territorys expanding aviation links within the region. $0.22million for cruise market development including delivering a new cruise strategy and marketing and promotion of the Northern Territory as a cruise and pre and posttouring destination. $0.2million (over two years: 201112 and 201213) to deliver a new strategic plan for the Territory tourism industry. Knowledge, Creativity and Innovation $0.69million towards redevelopment of Tourism NTs consumer website. $0.68million for content management system maintenance, social media management and community engagement on social media platforms. Outputs and Performance Output Group: Tourism Outcome: Increased tourism contribution to the Territory economy and support for regional development. Output Group/Output 201112 Budget 201112 Estimate 201213 Budget $000 $000 $000 Tourism 41 375 42 795 41 462 Marketing 30 138 31 750 30 888 Destination Development 11 237 11 045 10 574 Key Variations The decrease in 201213 is mainly due to a reduction in Commonwealth project funding and funding for aviation projects that was carried forward into 201112.