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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 By Delia Lawrie


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30 Department of the Chief Minister Supporting regional development through leadership of the Chief Executives Coordination Committee, engagement with municipal councils and shires, monitoring initiatives in Territory Growth Towns and coordinating the Alice Springs Transformation Plan. Providing support to the Northern Territory Major Events Company to deliver major events, advancing the Northern Territory Multicultural Policy and facilitating social inclusion and social responsibility initiatives. Economic Sustainability Identifying key economic opportunities for the Territory by coordinating a whole of government approach to major projects including implementation of the Ichthys LNG project and strategies to cater for growth. Attracting investment and new trade opportunities through developing Darwin as an onshore gas-based processing hub, establishing the Marine Supply Base, leveraging opportunities from the Ichthys LNG project, promoting local industry capacity to national and international markets, developing and maintaining strong international relationships with priority countries and markets, and leading implementation of the Growing International Trade 2009-2013 strategy. Knowledge, Creativity and Innovation Improving government service delivery by supporting strong executive governance frameworks, ensuring the agency has the ongoing capability to deliver its priorities and services and refining the frameworks for improved delivery of, and access to, government services. Budget Highlights for 201213 Society $1million for monitoring and reporting on Territory 2030 targets across all core areas and agencies. $28.8 million to support various community organisations across the Territory through the multicultural and community support grants program and operational grant funding to support the Darwin Waterfront Corporation and the Northern Territory Major Events Company. Continuation of the Territory and Commonwealth Government AliceSprings Transformation Plan, including $4.7 million of Commonwealth funding in 2012-13 to enhance social support services and implement measures to reduce homelessness. $5.9 million for the provision of strategic policy advice, intergovernmental relations, and coordinating and implementing the Governments economic, social and security policies and strategies. Economic Sustainability $3.8 million to facilitate major economic development projects including the IchthysLNGProject and the Marine Supply Base. $2.7 million to promote Asian relations and trade development including the implementation of the Growing International Trade 2009-2013 strategy. $M 2012-13 New Capital Works Marine Supply Base essential services headworks 6.0 Marine Supply Base construction, stage 1 70.0

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