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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40 Department of the Legislative Assembly Budget Highlights for 2012-13 Business Improvements $3.7million for ongoing management and maintenance of Parliament House and electorate offices including the establishment of the Stuart Electorate Office in Katherine. $0.57million for the Parliamentary committees unit. $0.89 million to fund educational and promotional activities. Outputs and Performance Output Group: Parliamentary Services Outcome: Delivery of parliamentary services throughout the Territory to facilitate effective representation by Members of the Legislative Assembly, good governance and parliamentary democracy. Output Group/Output 2011-12 Budget 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget $000 $000 $000 Parliamentary Services 28 549 28 909 28 616 Assembly Services 5 017 5 302 4 827 Members and Client Services 13 954 13 976 14 242 Building Management Services 9 577 9 631 9 547 Key Variations The Assembly Services output decrease in 2012-13 is primarily due to additional expenditure incurred in 2011-12 to support the Statehood program. The Members and Client Services output increase in 2012-13 reflects changes in Members entitlements. Assembly Services This output is responsible for: provision of administrative and procedural support, and advice to Members, the Parliament and its committees; production of parliamentary documentation and records, and management of related databases; management of Members participation in the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association and other interparliamentary activities; and development and management of parliamentary information, education and community awareness programs.