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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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18 Northern Territory Electoral Commission Outputs and Performance Output Group: Electoral Services Outcome: An effective electoral service that supports: the planning and conduct of electoral events and redistributions; a community that is well informed on electoral matters and elector and voter rights and responsibilities; fair and lawfully administered elections; and public confidence and participation in electoral processes. Output Group/Output 201112 Budget 201112 Estimate 201213 Budget $000 $000 $000 Electoral Services 3 899 4 500 3 149 Electoral Services 3 899 4 500 3 149 Key Variations The increase in the Electoral Services output group in 201112 is the result of additional funding for the cost of the 2012 LegislativeAssembly elections to be incurred in 201112, Australian Electoral Commissions contribution to joint initiatives and costs associated with the local government elections. Electoral Services Key Deliverables 201112 Budget 201112 Estimate 201213 Budget Electors on the Territory electoral roll 123 000 122 000 123 000 Electoral education sessions1 50 70 85 Electoral awareness media campaigns 1 1 1 Voter turnout at Legislative Assembly general elections2 80% N/A 82% Client satisfaction3 5 5 5 1 Primarily for school groups, conducted either in schools or at Parliament House, in conjunction with its education program. Also involves English as a Second Language and other community groups. 2 Legislative Assembly general elections are now fixed, with the next general election due on 25August2012. 3 Clients include municipal and shire councils and other organisations. Measures range from a rating of 1= extremely dissatisfied through to 6 = extremely satisfied.