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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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23 Ombudsmans Office Output Group/Output 201112 Estimate 201213 Budget $000 $000 Ombudsmans Office 2 220 2 178 Ombudsman for the Northern Territory 2 220 2 178 Total Expenses 2 220 2 178 Appropriation Output 1 868 1 868 Capital 276 Commonwealth 201213 Staffing: 15 Agency Profile The Ombudsmans role is to receive, investigate and resolve complaints made by members of the public about any administrative action to which the OmbudsmanAct applies and to foster excellence in public sector services. In addition to these responsibilities, the Ombudsman is required to inspect, audit and report on compliance by Northern Territory Police with the Telecommunications (Interception) Northern Territory Act, Commonwealth Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act and the Surveillance Devices Act 2007. Strategic Issues 201213 Society Contributing to a strong and vibrant democracy by investigating and reporting on complaints of inappropriate administrative actions. Establishing a service to remote communities commensurate with that provided by the Commonwealth Ombudsman and in other states. Economic Sustainability Developing processes to monitor National Heavy Vehicle Haulage regulation. Business Improvements Training public officials to investigate skilfully, thoroughly and with fairness. Closing the Gap in service to people outside cities from the Territory Ombudsman and Commonwealth Ombudsman.

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