Budget 2012-2013 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget
Tabled paper 1785
Tabled papers for 11th Assembly 2008 - 2012; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT
Tabled By Delia Lawrie
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213 Department of Natural Resources, Environment, the Arts and Sport Land Management Assess, manage, and monitor the Territorys landscapes and rangelands and mitigate threats from weeds and fire to support sustainable development of the Territory. Key Deliverables 2011-12 Budget 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget Bushfires Fire plans developed1 120 100 100 Active brigade volunteers 520 530 600 Proportion of training courses accredited to national standards 90% 90% 90% Property plans developed prior to fire season commencement (properties greater than 8 hectares) 80% 80% 80% Weeds New plans declared in accordance with section 10 of the Weed Management Act 3 3 2 Known land under active weed management 18% 21% 22% Indigenous Ranger groups participating in weed management programs 19 24 26 Regional, catchment or subcatchment weed strategies/plans developed 0 2 2 Native Vegetation Clearing applications received and processed 16 16 20 Appeals received 0 0 0 Clearing applications received for which supplementary information is required 40% 30% 30% Legislative timeframes met 40% 40% 40% Land Capability Land development proposals assessed2 270 185 185 Monitoring sites assessed within timeframe 40% 40% 40% 1 New strategy to consolidate sub-region and property plans reducing the total number of plans. 2 Reflects increased complexities of assessments.
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