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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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223 Territory Wildlife Parks Business Line 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget $000 $000 Income 11 756 10 253 Territory Wildlife Park 6 591 5 088 Alice Springs Desert Park 5 165 5 165 Expenses 13 560 12 057 Territory Wildlife Park 7 705 6 202 Alice Springs Desert Park 5 855 5 855 SURPLUS(+)/DEFICIT(-) BEFORE INCOME TAX - 1 804 - 1 804 Territory Wildlife Park - 1 114 - 1 114 Alice Springs Desert Park - 690 - 690 2012-13 Staffing: 98 Business Division Profile Territory Wildlife Parks is responsible for managing the Territory Wildlife Park at Berry Springs and the Alice Springs Desert Park. A key responsibility of both parks is to showcase the Northern Territorys unique flora and fauna in a natural environment that is educational, interactive and interesting for the visiting public. The park experience enables people to understand, respect and enjoy the Territorys natural environments. Strategic Issues for 2012-13 Society Implementing a new business model for the Territory Wildlife Park. Developing a new business model for Alice Springs Desert Park. Continuing to build the education, conservation and interactive capacity of the parks and measuring the effectiveness of the education and experiential programs. Continuing to increase Indigenous involvement to deliver more cultural experiences and facilitate the development of Indigenous business and employment opportunities. Increasing the number of visitors to the parks and enhancing visitor satisfaction. Continuing to implement captive breeding of endangered, rare and threatened species of native fauna, and seed banking of native flora. Progressing the integration of the West MacDonnell Visitor Centre into the Alice Springs Desert Park and the Red Centre Way.

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