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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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274 Community Service Obligations Community Service Obligations PURCHASING AGENCY/Provider/Description 201112 Estimate 201213 Budget $000 $000 NORTHERN TERRITORY TREASURY 61 556 63 080 Power and Water Corporation Gazetted Tariffs 61 556 63 080 DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND PLANNING 3 161 2 906 Darwin Port Corporation Small Craft Services (Marine Industry Support) 280 280 Cruise and Defence (Wharf Precinct) 1 546 1 546 Tourism and Real Estate (Wharf Precinct) 1 335 1 080 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH 11 708 14 440 Power and Water Corporation Pensioner Concession Scheme 11 708 14 440 TOURISM NT 1 016 1 041 Territory Discoveries Tourism Marketing 1 016 1 041 DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, ENVIRONMENT, THE ARTS AND SPORT 9 418 7 915 Territory Wildlife Parks Territory Wildlife Park 5 460 3 957 Alice Springs Desert Park 3 958 3 958 DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING, LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND REGIONAL SERVICES 1 191 1 191 NT Home Ownership Home Ownership Incentives 1 191 1 191 TOTAL 88 050 90 573 Northern Territory Treasury provides CSO funding to the Power and Water Corporation in accordance with Government policy regarding the provision of services in urban areas for: electricity supply to domestic customers, small businesses and other organisations across the Territory at uniform tariffs; electricity supply services to tranche 4 electricity customers (primarily mediumsized businesses and other organisations) at a subsidised tariff; and water and sewerage services to all customers at uniform tariffs. CSO funding for gazetted tariffs in urban areas is budgeted to be $63.1 million in 201213. In addition to the CSO provided in urban areas, the Territory also subsidises utilities services in remote areas through the Indigenous Essential Services (IES) grant paid by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Regional Services. In 201213, the IESgrant is $76.76 million including $7 million for priority projects at Lajamanu, Maningrida and Ntaria. The Power and Water Corporation also receives CSO payments from the DepartmentofHealth to fund subsidised electricity, water and sewerage tariffs for pensioners and seniors under the Pensioner Concession Scheme ($14.4million in 201213). The Darwin Port Corporation (DPC) receives CSO funding from the Department of Lands and Planning for noncommercial activities related to the development, operation and