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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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211 Department of Natural Resources, Environment, the Arts and Sport $0.315 million to administer a Northern Territory Container Deposit Scheme. $0.6 million for Territory Eco-link, linking parks and conservation areas. Society $2.3 million for the operation of the new Palmerston Water Park. $2.8 million to host the Arafura Games. $0.5 million to continue the redevelopment of sporting facilities at Freds Pass Reserve. $1.47 million to bring AFL matches to the Territory. $0.3 million for the ACT Brumbies rugby pre-season matches. $1 million for remote community sport and recreation programs under the Closing the Gap program. Knowledge and Creativity $1 million to support the delivery of the Darwin Festival. $1.36 million to co-locate NT Archives Service with National Archives of Australia. $M 2012-13 New Capital Works Rural area swimming pool, stage 1 1.0 Outputs and Performance Output Group: Protected Areas and Conservation Outcome: Protection of the natural and cultural assets in the Territorys parks estate and the creation of educational and recreational opportunities based on these assets. Increased community involvement in protected areas management and wildlife conservation across the Territory. Output Group/Output 2011-12 Budget 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget $000 $000 $000 Protected Areas and Conservation 57 111 58 281 58 611 Parks Joint Management Programs 4 229 3 892 5 363 Parks Visitor Management Programs 22 292 23 269 21 689 Conservation Management Programs 30 590 31 120 31 559 Key Variations There are no significant variations to the Protected Areas and Conservation output group. Parks Joint Management Programs Establish equitable partnerships with local traditional owners to manage, maintain and protect the biodiversity of a park or reserve. Key Deliverables 2011-12 Budget 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget Operational joint management plans1 25 14 23 Active joint management committees 15 15 18 1 Reflects delays in negotiations.